Senior Consultant

KPMG (Adelaide SA, Australia) 13 days ago
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KPMG Australia is part of a global network providing extensive services across a wide range of industries and sectors. Our people collaborate, share their expertise and create innovation as we partner with clients to solve complex challenges, empower change, and drive disruption and growth. We look for talented people with the potential to make an extraordinary difference for our clients, our firm and our communities. 

Enterprise Advisory is dedicated to the mid-market and committed to the growth of the sector. The mid-market is the engine room of the Australian economy and generates a quarter of the Australian revenue.  Mid-size businesses are our focus, and we are passionate about them because of their entrepreneurial nature and the way they approach their strategy and their execution.  

We are looking for two exceptional Senior Consultants with experience in defining technology strategies, designing technology architectures and crafting technology roadmaps, as well as executing on them, all of them with a business-led approach. What is exciting about our client base is that they are looking to transform their businesses end-to-end, from the front to the back of the house. This is an exciting opportunity for you to help us shape truly business-led transformations that are enabled by technology. We are looking for a problem solver that has a passion for delivering innovative solutions to our clients. An advisor with a sense of ownership and collaboration.

Based in Adelaide you will have the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects for clients across South Australia, Tasmania, NT and WA. Next to your delivery activities you will be involved in sales activities, from lead generation to conversion. We are passionate about helping our clients, and that to us comes with a responsibility of coaching our junior team to be successful in business development in the future.

Why join our team? Hear from our people:

Your Opportunity  

Working as an integral part of our Enterprise Advisory Management Consulting team you will consult on client projects, translating business and customer needs into innovative and executable IT strategies, technology architectures and technology roadmaps. You will identify changes and recommend solutions that will typically involve a combination of customer/citizen centricity, process and value stream analysis, digital transformation, and operational excellence outcomes. You understand technology and are passionate about it, and more importantly you understand how technology enables the execution of business processes, for example, what are the considerations to streamline sales, asset management and procurement from a technology perspective, and how do we match those considerations to selecting suitable solutions and providing an integration strategy. This gives you a flavour of the problem statements you will be crafting solutions for.

You can be assured that you will be coached, but will also get the exposure to shine and grow in your role, as you craft your path to Manager and beyond.  

Your role will include, working with senior practitioners: 

  • Helping clients understand the 'art of the possible' with innovative and disruptive technology;
  • Driving the linkage between business strategy and technology (and vice versa), to deliver meaningful outcomes;
  • Defining technology strategies to enable the ambitions of our clients, and defining associated technology architectures and technology execution roadmaps;
  • Defining integration and data strategies for our clients;
  • Facilitating solution and vendor selection processes, considering business and technology requirements;
  • and vendor evaluations
  • Defining and shaping transformation programs
  • Work in collaboration with the rest of KPMG to leverage the breadth of the firm’s expertise and innovation; 
  • Apply consulting skills, from storyboarding and facilitating workshops through to producing high quality deliverables and seeking feedback from juniors, peers and seniors; 
  • Bring passion and expertise - consulting capabilities and competencies - that positions you as being a role model for our junior consultants;  
  • Train and coach junior consultants in continuous improvement, frameworks, methodologies and consulting skills;  
  • Support business development activities, from lead generation through to conversion, under the lead of managers, associate directors, directors and / or Partners of the organisation; 
  • Creating and maintaining strong relationships internally, and with clients during and post engagements.

How you're Extraordinary

At KPMG, we believe diversity of thought, background and unique experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. 

To be considered for this opportunity, your qualifications, skills & experience include the following: 

  • Previous experience working for a well-regarded Management Consulting firm;
  • Demonstrated ability to apply structured thinking and analysis techniques to ambiguous problems;
  • Experience or exposure to the practical application of continuous improvement cycles;
  • Good understanding of process architecture and process design, with an ability to link business processes to technology requirements;
  • Good understanding of how to execute on the following, with guidance and supervision of senior SMEs:
    • Apply best practice frameworks in operations and technology;
    • Research market and industry data, with a second to none ability to be a data driven thinker, comfortable with analysing large volumes of qualitative and quantitative data and information to inform IT strategies;
    • Define IT strategies, designing technology architectures and technology operating models, and developing technology roadmaps, all of them with a business-led approach using best practice frameworks;
    • Shape IT strategy execution and IT transformation roadmaps that go beyond paper;
    • Embed technology into the design and implementation of business operating models; 
    • Build a business case for business and technology investments;
  • Ability to talk 'business' and 'technology';
  • Understand the complexity of end-to-end operations and how technology is a truly enabler;
  • Focus on the operations-tech rather than infra-tech, however with a solid understanding of infra-tech;
  • Structured problem solving with capability to canvas the path to a part of a solution;
  • Coaching our junior consultants;  
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written;
  • Good business writing skills;
  • An obsession to provide excellent advice to your customers with honesty and integrity; 
  • Good interpersonal skills and stakeholder management skills;
  • Demonstrated capability in working collaboratively in an environment where constructive feedback is a norm, in alignment with our KPMG values.

This is a great opportunity to become a solid all-rounder while looking for your own sweet spot and own it. 

The KPMG Difference

At KPMG, we’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ages, religions, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, LGBTIQ+ people, those with a disability, women and people with a cultural or linguistically diverse background.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

KPMG has a decade-long, proud commitment to Indigenous Australia, as demonstrated by the achievement of an Elevate level Reconciliation Action Plan. KPMG is a foundation member and Principal Partner of Pride in Diversity started in Australia by ACON and the Diversity Council of Australia, and is recognised in the Australian Workplace Equality Index(AWEI) which evaluates LGBTIQ+ inclusiveness in the workplace. KPMG Australia has been consistently recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency(WGEA) annual index.

Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary !

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