Manager - Payments Consulting 1
KPMG-UnitedKingdom
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

Job description

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day.

No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

The Team

The Financial Services Payment Consulting team in KPMG is at the heart of delivering innovative and large-scale customer-centric payments transformation programmes across all Financial Services industries.

We support clients across all part of the payments value chain to drive tangible outcomes during an unprecedented time of disruption and innovation in Payments.

This role will be front and centre of the rapidly expanding Payments consulting capability being part of teams solving client challenges in the payments arena as well as supporting the growth by being involved in propositions development (especially in the first 6 months) and nurturing the wider payments team talent.

We are looking for a blend of payment transformation delivery experience coupled with the ability to navigate through complex client challenges across payment specialisms such as real time payments applications and infrastructure delivery, data migration, fraud prevention, regulatory compliance, post-merger integration, payments strategy and product development.

Whilst candidates do not need to have a detailed knowledge of every specialism, a deep understanding of some will be expected.

We delivery Payments consulting across a multitude of payment providers, schemes and financial institutions across merchant acquiring, BACS, CHAPS, RTP, cards issuing as well as digital currencies.

Experience is preferred across multiple of these products / schemes.

Supporting business development activity, building strong relationships with our clients and bid assistance also forms part of this role.

The Role

As a member of the payments consulting team the successful candidate will be expected to work within teams across a varied array of payments consulting engagements and clients.

As a Manager in the team your primary focus will be client engagements however there is a portion of your time (especially in the first 6 months) that will be devoted to leading some of our go to market activities and associated business development.

From a business development perspective, the role will be involved in the following :

  • Proactive client network interaction to take the best of KPMG offerings to market
  • Lead client responses (RFP / RFI / RFT etc)
  • Contribute to relevant and timely payments thought leadership
  • Support the shaping of go to market propositions and strategies
  • With regards to client delivery the role will encompass the following :

  • Upward stakeholder management to client teams
  • Team leadership and development
  • Transformation planning and execution
  • Commercial management and;
  • a relentless focus on delivery of exception quality outcomes for our clients' deliverables.
  • People development :

    You may be responsible for leading multi-disciplinary teams as well as identifying team member development needs and accelerating development with emphasis on managing and mentoring engagement team members, coaching and skills transfer.

    Risk management

    You will be responsible for identifying and managing delivery and financial risks across projects, engagement assurance and commercial risk management and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively

    The base location is our London office, but it would be great to also hear from talent from across the UK. Travel within the UK is however an essential part of the role due to the nature of the projects.

    The Person

    Ideally coming from either an FS organisation or a leading transformation consulting background such as : a consulting firm, systems integrator, technology innovator / fintech or top tier boutique provider, the candidate must have some or all of the following recent and relevant experience :

  • Candidates should have excellent Payments knowledge in Banking and across multiple clearing streams / schemes
  • Must have project management experience within the Financial Services sector.
  • Proven capability in Payment transformation with experience of technology implementation, product development or regulatory response / compliance
  • Direct experience in core banking technologies or payment orchestration applications
  • Experience of Agile ways of working within an FS environment
  • Digital innovation and solution delivery
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