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Senior Manager - Data and Analytics

Date: Jul 11, 2021

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Role and Responsibilities

– Data Analytics Lead– Grade (Senior Manager)





The role is within the UK Infrastructure Government and Healthcare (IGH) Data Analytics, based in London. We provide a wide range of data analytics, modelling, data modelling services to our clients in a diverse range of sectors such as health, transport, policing, local and central government





Our services include:





Data Modelling and Analytics




Interactive data visualisation, presentation and reporting




Dashboard development, publishing and maintenance




Advanced analytics including exploiting modern data science techniques like machine learning and applied statistics to extract valuable data driven insights




Cloud-enabled analytical services




Requirements gathering and stakeholder engagement




Agile analytics project management and delivery




Development and delivery of training in visual analytics solutions




Data analytics strategy design and implementation




Developing and delivering data strategy, data operating model, data governance or data maturity programmes for public sector clients



Supporting the implementation of data strategy and digital transformation programmes and initiatives



Business and data modelling




Data blending and database development




Cost benefit analysis and financial modelling




Modelling the impacts of business change, including options analysis, cost optimisation, outsourcing and other operational and financial restructuring




Transaction modelling (mergers and acquisitions, buyouts, refinancing, bids and bid defence)




Management and KPI reporting solutions




Model build and assurance




We work closely with teams across all functions within KPMG, such as Operational Transformation, Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Restructuring and others. We work on some of the most exciting projects in KPMG, delivering high-quality, flexible and bespoke analytics and modelling solutions for our clients.





The Opportunity





We are looking for a Senior Manager to help lead our rapidly-growing team with strong technical expertise in data visualisation, analytics, and data modelling. The individual should have a proven track record in leading data analytics programmes and projects with exceptional communication and presentation skills.






The Senior Manager will lead multiple projects in the following areas:




Interactive data visualisation, presentation and reporting




Dashboard development, publishing and maintenance




Data strategy design, development and implementation




Cloud-enabled analytical services




Requirements gathering and stakeholder engagement




Rapid proof of concept development




Cost benefit analysis and financial modelling




Development and delivery of training for visual analytic solutions




ETL, data blending and database development




Relational and star schema data modelling




As a Senior Manager, you will be responsible for leading projects and programmes, coordinating project teams to deliver client outcomes. You will provide technical analytics and relevant market/sector expertise to help grow our IGH Data Analytics offerings across the UK. You will also contribute to the successful delivery of other KPMG services in IGH while helping us to grow core set of analytics services covering analytics solutions, products and managed services, as well as leading data strategy design and development.






You will build service offerings and take them to market, leading business development including managing bids and proposals and contributing to the development of KPMG’s services through knowledge management and methodology design.






You will also play a leading role in generating sales and leading successful delivery of engagements, taking primary responsibility for the quality of our work and client relationships.






You will manage teams of KPMG professionals on and off engagements, providing leadership and coaching to ensure excellent client delivery whilst enabling their future development.






You will have significant and proven experience, including experience engaging senior leaders and managing complex projects and programmes with multiple work streams. You will have a reputation as a market and technical expert, demonstrating the ability to inspire confidence in colleagues and clients alike.

The Person
We are looking for the following attributes:






Essential requirements




Experience in leading complex programmes of work, and engaging with senior stakeholders




Significant analytics and consultancy experience




A strong understanding of and experience supporting the business development process, including: responding to request for proposals and formally pitching for work




A proven track record of delivering complex analytical products




A numerate (computer science or maths-based) degree




Excellent communication skills with proven experience of having engaged with clients at the executive and board level





- Data modelling (SQL, Access) and/or visualisation experience (PowerBi, QlikView, Tableau)






- Data strategy and data governance experience






- Experience in sales including a track record of supporting revenue growth






- Experience in proposition development and taking ideas to market






- Experience in performance management and developing and retaining talent,






- Experience in leading multiple analytics/modelling and or data strategy engagements simultaneously






- Experience in building and maintaining strong client relationships






- Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way






- A strong understanding of analytics, decision science, and strategy concepts






- Knowledge of analytics services, products, and key concepts






- Positive approach towards problem solving under pressure, including the ability to think through a problem and apply a logical, analytical approach to develop a solution






- The ability to manage time and work independently with multiple stakeholders






- Ability to quickly assimilate information and propose workable solutions






- Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear non-technical way






- Strong enthusiasm for solving complex problems with our modelling tools with a demonstrable ability to efficiently build solutions that adhere to best practice






- Strong analytical and interpretative skills






- Sustained attention to detail





Desirable requirements




A professional qualification (e.g. Microsoft SQL Certified Professional)




A good understanding of public sector data, including experience in at least one of the following sectors: Healthcare, Local or Central Government, Transport, Policing, or Education




Working knowledge and experience with Tableau




Ideally the candidate will have experience delivering analytics using on-premise and cloud-based technologies, including the following:




Understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends




Understanding of data solutions that leverage technology like Microsoft Azure and or SQL, Google Cloud or AWS




Experience in migrating on premise workloads to the cloud




Experience in architecting and developing cloud-based solutions




Experience of applying statistical and machine learning techniques and cloud-based machine learning tools like Azure Machine Learning




Deep understanding in databases and analytics, including relational databases (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle etc.)




Knowledge of real time/stream analytics





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