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Employee Screening and Compliance Assistant Manager

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID138057BR
Job TitleEmployee Screening and Compliance Assistant Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationWatford
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 DescriptionRole and Responsibilities

The role has the following key responsibilities:

- You are a key member of the management team within People Operations and will work closely with your peers in ensuring that the level of service offered and delivered by your team is in matching with our service pledge
- You will be responsible for any business issues experienced that cannot be resolved at Team Leader level – working closely with the relevant business owners to identify satisfactory solutions
- Working closely with our MI team - develop a suite of KPI and SLA’s reports which form part of the monthly service review framework internally within People Ops and across the key stakeholder management teams. Identifying key trends and patterns and subsequent actions/areas of improvement to proposal stage to the Head of Leads
- You will be the People Ops RTW SME and key member of business projects including but not limited to any new process/compliance changes, software developments. You will be required to ensure that your working knowledge of our legal and regulatory requirements are up to date and also that of your team
- Vendor Management – working closely with the HRM, you will be responsible for the operational management of 3rd parties as per the SRM framework in place – supporting the monthly service review process.
- Working in partnership with immigration, resourcing and the People Ops management teams, you will be required to identify opportunities for driving process efficiencies and improvements - with the support of the HRM - developing business cases through to successful implementation.
- Develop and maintain working relationships with account managers and resourcing to ensure we have a clear line of communication to promote operational collaboration.
- Ensuring that Talent within the team is identified and recognised, with ongoing development opportunities provided for the individuals – responsible for a clear succession and development plan to be in place ensuring the Talent pipeline across People Operations is supported
- You will be part of the Escalation matrix for your own team and that of the wider People Operations team

Experience, Qualification and Skills

The successful candidate is likely to have/be able to demonstrate:

- Have an ability to build relationships and communicate with people at all levels;
- High levels of resilience, with experience of working in a highly pressurised client centric environment;
- Hold analytical and reporting skills;
- Experience in the management of teams, coaching, developing and driving a culture of service excellence
- Experienced gained from working within project teams - acting as a SME
- Possess excellent attention to detail;
- Be an excellent communicator – written and verbal;
- Ability to influence and confidently negotiate at all levels
- Have strong organisational, literacy and numeracy skills;
- Ability to prioritise workloads under a high pressure, autonomous environment
- Have a good degree of IT office proficiency, including; Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc and SAP or equivalent HR system.
- Pragmatic and logical approach to analysis and problem solving, ability to take decisions based on facts and circumstances applying principles learned.
- Prior working experience in a compliance/ screening role is a distinct advantage.

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.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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