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Talent Team Coordinator

Date: Mar 9, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140532BR
Job TitleTalent Team Coordinator
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LinePeople
Service Line InformationWe believe working in our People community is an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop your career. We offer a wide range of opportunities across all areas of HR, where our people are highly respected by our clients, not only in the UK, but also across our growing European integrated practice.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
Job Title: Talent Team Coordinator
Location: 15 Canada Square
Working hours: 09:30 - 17:30
Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent (secondments will be considered)

The role of the Talent team is to support the Firm’s ambition to be a Magnet for Talent, we are looking for a Talent Coordinator to support the delivery of some of our key talent programmes/projects that will help us develop and retain our talent. You will support the delivery of our Journey to Partner Programme which supports our top Director talent to transition in to the KPMG Partnership. You will also support our annual Talent Review process which reviews colleagues’ performance, potential, promotion readiness and retention. You will also be involved in other ad-hoc talent work.
This will involve working closely with the wider Talent team and several key stakeholders within KBS.
We rotate talent projects therefore you will get exposure to all areas of talent management and will not be limited to the above only.

Responsible for the co-ordination, administration and continuous improvement of the Journey to Partner and Annual Talent Review process

Journey to Partner

- Working with the Journey to Partner manager to design a high touch end to end process
- Draft and maintain project and communications plans
- Prepare and draft all communications
- Create and maintain candidate tracker
- Support in the creation of PowerPoint presentations regarding the process for various leadership meetings
- Maintain Journey to Partner candidate and sponsor portal, working with the Create team on design
- Provide first-line telephone/email support, ensuring that queries are dealt with in a timely and professional manner
- Exercising judgement and referring queries to more senior team members as appropriate
- Work with external Provider Penna to ensure ‘Candidate Insights’ sessions happen as appropriate
- Schedule panel interviews with senior Partners working in conjunction with PA’s
- Ensure all supporting documents such as candidate paperwork, sponsor and panellist guidance etc. are up to date
- Help to facilitate the panel interviews supporting senior Partners and candidates in the process
- Helping to ensure the process runs efficiently by developing strong working relationships with both the team and relevant internal stakeholders
- Provide analysis as required using excel
- Remain discreet and confidential at all times
Annual Talent Reviews

- Working in collaboration with the Talent Manager and Performance Development team to design and deliver the interim talent review process firm-wide
- Coordinate PD/Talent Taskforce meetings – including preparing the agenda and taking note of all agreed actions
- Following up on actions and reporting back to the relevant team members
- Draft and maintain project plan
- Maintaining PD/Talent SharePoint content
- Draft materials to support the business with the delivery of the process
- Work with the People Technology and M.I. teams on ensuring the Qlik Sense reporting application is fit for purpose, including supporting guidance
- Provide first-line telephone/email support, exercising judgement and referring queries to more senior team members as appropriate
- Coordinate the After Action Review meeting and outputs

- Strong attention to detail is essential
- Strong Microsoft skills – excel (v-lookups/pivot tables) and PowerPoint
- Ability to take the initiative, forward plan and find pragmatic solutions
- Strong drive and resilience and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
- Interest in developing new and innovative approaches to improve processes
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Interest in systems/talent management desirable but not essential
- Customer Service mind-set
- Strong planning and prioritisation skills
- Must be professional and discrete
- Experience of creating reports desirable but not essential

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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