Manager - Finance Transformation (Corporates - Defence)

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG
  • 15 Feb 19

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The Role

This role requires an experienced Manager with Business Analysis / Business Architecture experience to lead teams to successfully deliver client engagements. The individual must possess a detailed understanding of the different tools and methods used by BAs and have experience of applying these in a variety of different situations.
Successful candidates need to be able to demonstrate their proficiency in a number of the following activities:

  • Experience working within secure government and an understanding of the client’s challenges.
  • Experience of delivering transformational change programmes within government.
  • Experience of designing and implementing new Target Operating Models in complex, multi-stakeholder environments.
  • Experience of operational excellence and business process improvement methods (including Lean, Six Sigma)
  • Experience in benefits mapping, measurement and delivery management.
  • Experience of requirements elicitation, capture and management.
  • Experience of different delivery models such as AGILE / SCRUM, waterfall.
  • Broad analytical skills and core consulting skillset to be utilised across client engagements.
  • Experience of managing projects to time, cost and quality.
  • Demonstrable initiative and flexibility with strong interpersonal skills.


The Person

Candidates should have substantial consulting experience and be able to evidence many of the following:

  • Ability to take deliver discrete projects or large, standalone workstreams that add significantly to the overall success of a project or programme
  • Ability to lead a team of KPMG professionals on client engagements, shaping the delivery approach
  • Ability to define and manage competing agendas/priorities and establish achievable projects
  • Ability to coach team members to ensure excellent client delivery whilst also enabling their career development
  • Excellent written and oral stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to contribute to business development initiatives including identifying business opportunities, proposal writing and client presentations
  • Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. MBA, BCS BA Diploma, Lean, Six Sigma, PRINCE2, MSP, CIMA).