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Senior Manager - IT Sourcing - CIOA

Date: Aug 15, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK


The Role

• Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
• Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to our clients’ sourcing challenges

You will join a great team and take a proactive role in delivering engagements to senior staff within our clients. You will have the opportunity to provide advice across the Technology sourcing and IT transformation lifecycle from sourcing strategy, operating model development, procurement and transition, in to post deal services and contract value assurance.

Typical client delivery work will include the following activities:
• Leading the development of proposed operating models, sourcing strategies, roadmaps, implementation plans and robust business cases for the functional areas of IT and transformational change programmes
• Assisting clients through the supplier selection process through to procurement and contract signature.
• Leading the development of planned service scope, service levels and establishing the contract and service delivery governance framework for future state operations.
• Supporting the client through the service transition and IT operating model transformation process. Taking on key roles overseeing and managing transformation and transition activities.
• Leading post-contract governance activities including the design of the retained organisation and transition to new ways of working.
• Conducting value assurance reviews of existing service agreements

The Person

• Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
• Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
• Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations
• Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.

Sector experience is less relevant and we are specifically interested in meeting you if you have the IT sourcing skill-set and capabilities (across the sourcing life-cycle) and with the following backgrounds:
• Industry: sourcing or procurement experience, working in a FTSE 250 organisation.
• Service provider: experience in a service provider environment, typical roles might include Service Delivery Manager, Transition Manager, Solution Manager.
• Consultancy: experience in IT/Sourcing/Service Management.

Essential

• A demonstrable knowledge of the content of outsourcing contracts, best practice in this area and the process for negotiating a sourcing contract.
• A demonstrable knowledge of how technology sourcing and operating models need to adapt as a result of the impact of recent technology changes such as, but not restricted to, Cloud, Agile or Automation
• Experience of system selection, primarily ERP or finance systems.
• Good foundation and understanding of the IT Function of a large organisation.

Desirable

• Operating model and process design
Sound knowledge of one or more of the following services is required
• Applications Maintenance and Application Development
• Data centres and infrastructure
• End User and Cloud computing
• Networks


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