Manager – Strategic Advisory
London, GB
3d ago

Job Title

Manager Strategic Advisory

Service Line Information

You can help clients through acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, buy-outs, major projects, initial public offerings (IPOs), real estate deals, debt structuring and issuance, and complex re-

financings, distressed M&A and with business and company valuations and fairness opinions.

Globally, KPMG's Corporate Finance practice has an industry reputation for delivering forward thinking and objective advice for our global footprint and negotiation prowess, as well as an envied track record in closing successful deals.

Together, our firm's Corporate Financiers have advised on or arranged critical and sensitive equity and debt transactions for some of the world's largest corporations, financial institutions and governments.

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.

The Team

KPMG's Infrastructure and Government sector is looking at hiring candidates to join their London- based team. The team needs professional, talented individuals who have a passion for identifying, creating and delivering innovative solutions for public sector clients.

The role of KPMG’s I&G Strategic Advisory team is to work with Government and Industry on the biggest, most complex, and pressing strategic and policy implementation issues.

As part of a fast paced and dynamic group, practitioners will have the opportunity to offer and deliver advice on strategic options, business cases and operating models to public sector, agency and corporate clients.

Most work is undertaken in multidisciplinary teams, and there will be opportunities to work across both public and private sectors in areas such as justice, home affairs, trade, business support, transport innovation and technologies, roads, rail, water and nuclear.

It is an exciting time to join this team as we are growing rapidly due to our unique propositions and strength of client relationships.

We are working on some fascinating public issues ranging, for example, from the rise of autonomous vehicles, to growing regional trade or the creation of new markets for provision of public services.

As a team, we are a group of individuals who are passionate about having fun both inside and outside of work.

The Role

To be an effective Manager, applicants will be expected to :

  • Design and run small projects and / or large, complex work streams with limited oversight.
  • Generate hypothesis and play a leading role in storyboarding
  • Liaise effectively with clients whilst working on engagements and act as an ambassador’ for KPMG
  • Produce client ready deliverables that exceed expectations and require limited review
  • Develop solutions to complex problems and challenge the thinking of more senior colleagues and clients
  • Construct detailed financial / business models performing complex scenario and sensitivity analysis
  • Support the identification of on-sell / cross-sell opportunities
  • Provide timely feedback and coaching to other team members
  • Be comfortable handling ambiguity and changing client demands
  • Demonstrate deep expertise and an ability to generate insights in the sector with a demonstrated passion for public issues
  • Build and maintain a strong internal and external network
  • Demonstrate high levels of drive, ambition, and able to lead work at high levels of intensity
  • The Person

    Applicants will need to display the following :

  • Experience of working with clients and having a strong understanding of the issues facing the public sector
  • Ability to lead parts of complex projects or programmes in the relevant sectors
  • Ability to display involvement in business development activity e.g. building relationships with clients during engagements
  • Experience of contributing to thought leadership and knowledge management activities
  • Evidence of strong problem-solving and analytical capabilities
  • Structured thinking skills combined with creativity
  • Ability to review and assess large volumes of technical data and distil the key strategic insights
  • Ability to evaluate complex challenges and deliver insightful recommendations that can be practically executed
  • Strong numerical capabilities combined with sound commercial acumen
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Our Deal

    If 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 Working

    While 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 Disability

    KPMG 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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