Job Description



AutoReq ID 135661BR
Job Title Cloud Procurement Solution Architect - Manager
Country United Kingdom
Location London
Function Solutions & Digital
Service Line Powered
Service Line Information

KPMG Overview KPMG 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 KPMG's Management Consulting practice, we don't limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. Instead, we deliver both - equally well. Indeed, it's this broad capability that's seen us accelerate to become a 1000-strong team in less than five years. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors. Operations & Customer is at the heart of delivering large scale transformation programmes across all market and industry segments. The primary objective of this role is to support the delivery and fulfilment of our client engagements.

At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people and their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets - we're making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

The Team

Our Supply Chain Operations team of approximately 90 consultants are seeking experienced consultants and industry professionals to grow and develop our capability. Our brand and reputation mean that we work on high profile projects, using our experience to create innovative solutions to our clients’ commercial problems.

Within the Private Sector we work with many blue chip companies, including a number of FTSE 100 Clients and many regional based Clients, delivering improvements in their Supply Chain capability and how it aligns to the wider business, which is integral to their overall profitability.

Within the Public Sector we work with clients across Government, Defence, Police, NHS and Higher Education. We help them to meet challenging Government targets to deliver frontline services more effectively.

The Role

We are looking for individuals with a proven track record of delivering procurement technology projects in the context of a broader procurement transformation. These individuals should have experience with one or more of the major providers; Coupa, Ivalua, Ariba, Basware or Oracle Fusion.

Responsibilities:

- Project management, with a proven ability to work as Engagement Manager on sold projects
- Solution development, showing a clear ability as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to enhance existing solutions, and develop new ones, with specific emphasis on Operations Transformation and Best Practice.
- Build and maintain strong client relationships within the sector, leveraging proven industry content and delivery capability.
- Mentor and coach other members of the team.

The Person

Qualifications & Skills:

- Project management and delivery.
- People management
- Leadership and relationship building.
- Sales experience.
- Communication (written and oral).
- Drive and resilience.
- Facilitation and conflict resolution.
- Presentation.
- Commercial acumen.
- Competent in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
- Other core consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, process mapping, data gathering and analysis.

Knowledge/Experience:

- Experience of working on multiple, large, complex, transformational technology projects.
- Experience designing, selecting, supporting and implementing multiple solutions.
- Significant procurement experience with a strong understanding of procurement and supply chain processes.
- The ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.
- The ability to communicate compelling and well thought out solutions to complex p
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