Assistant Manager - ENR - Strategy
KPMG
London, GB
2d ago

The Opportunity :

KPMG’s Strategy & Performance Transformation practice is looking for exceptional candidates for a Senior Associate role, with Energy and Natural Resources sector focus area specialisation.

The Strategy & Performance Transformation team is part of KPMG’s rapidly expanding Strategy Group, which delivers value for clients by challenging conventional thinking, bringing deep industry and functional insights and executing with investor-grade rigour.

We are a diverse team of over 150 practitioners, working collaboratively with and orchestrating KPMG’s broad set of capabilities within our Deal Advisory business.

Our Strategy and Performance Transformation team works closely with c-suite and senior executives to identify and execute transformation opportunities.

  • As the world continues to face unprecedented levels of change through digitalisation, regulation and post-COVID normalisation’, we have experienced remarkable market demand for our core services of i) Enterprise-wide Transformation;
  • ii) Performance Improvement and; iii) Growth Strategy. We are now accelerating our mission to create value, by turning ambitions into reality, through executing sustainable, fair and profitable business strategies, at pace.

    Our team combines commercial, operational and digital capabilities and brings to bear the vast array of capabilities across the wider KPMG Advisory business (including Customer Experience, Pricing, Cost, Digital Transformation, ESG and Integration & Separation, among others).

    As we continue to grow, we offer a unique environment to accelerate your personal development and career pathway, while also providing you with the support and flexibility for you to achieve your ambitions.

    Our consultants also receive a superior level of coaching and support to enable them to meet the needs of our global client base.

    We pride ourselves not only on the work we deliver, but also the way we deliver it and we are passionate about having fun both inside and outside of work.

    We are building a diverse team of professional, talented individuals who have a passion for identifying and creating innovative solutions for clients and can support our mission of delivering sustainable value within today’s constantly evolving environment.

    Whether you have already worked in strategy consulting, delivered strategic transformation in-house in the public or private sector, or simply have the right core capabilities to succeed with us, we look forward to connecting with you to share our passion and our story, and how you can be part of it

    Roles & Responsibilities :

    To be an effective Senior Associate within our Strategy & Performance Transformation, applicants will be expected to :

  • Work as part of a team to address complex market, strategic, operational and organisational issues for Energy clients
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to develop insightful analysis for clients
  • Design and execute analysis to support the development of evidence-based insights
  • Develop opportunities with business cases and implementation plans for our clients, underpinned by robust review and analysis
  • Independently own and drive work, taking on the responsibility to managing small teams as required and supporting junior team member development
  • Develop close working relationships with the client, often working in joint teams at client sites, in the development and delivery of recommendations
  • Contribute to business development and thought leadership, to support practice development
  • Key Competencies :

    At KPMG, we seek candidates who can thrive in our high-performance culture and can demonstrate the following behaviours :

    Deliver Impact :

  • Make sound decisions : Exercises sound business judgment when making decisions
  • Foster innovation : Embraces a culture of innovation and experimentation to create value
  • Apply a strategic perspective : Uses diverse sets of inputs to develop a broad perspective on business and people issues
  • Seek Growth :

  • Take opportunities to learn and adapt : Uses insights and self-reflection to build capability and embrace new challenges
  • Develop and motivate others : Engages teams, instils confidence, and coaches people to find meaning in their work and achieve exceptional results
  • Build collaborative relationships : Establishes strong relationships internally and externally and builds wide and productive networks
  • Inspire Trust :

  • Drive quality : Delivers high-quality products and exceptional service that provide value
  • Act ethically and responsibly : Behaves ethically and encourages others to do the same
  • Advocate for Equality : Creates opportunities to address inequity and enables all people to feel like they belong
  • Your Experience :

    Successful applicants will demonstrate the following :

    Work Experience :

  • 3-6 years experience working in a leading strategy house, Big 4 firm, public sector organisation or strategy / development team in industry
  • Strong foundational understanding of the value drivers within the Energy Sector
  • Experience of leading project workstreams and take responsibility for small teams
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with team members and broader (internal and external) stakeholders
  • Technical skills :

  • A high level of applied thinking and intellectual curiosity
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills, combined with sound commercial acumen
  • Experience working in the ENR sector (either internally or as a consultant)
  • A pragmatic approach to analysis and problem solving, with the ability to structure client issues and implement conceptual models in complex environments
  • An ability to assess information and distil into key strategic insights, as well as convey these clearly and succinctly in both oral and written form
  • To be comfortable in developing analysis and opportunities in often ambiguous or changing client situations
  • An ability to work both collaboratively and individually, with a willingness to constructively challenge clients, peers and leaders
  • To be able to form excellent working relationships, both within KPMG and with clients
  • Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different engagement types, working hours and work environments and locations
  • Highest degree of personal and business integrity
  • Additional language skills would be a bonus
  • KPMG Overview :

    KPMG in the UK is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Legal, Tax and Advisory services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues we bring our creativity, insight and experience to solve our clients’ and communities’ biggest problems.

    We’ve been doing this for more than 150 years.

    We aim to be universally recognised as a place for great people to do their best work. A firm known for our collaborative and inclusive culture, using technology to empower and equip our people to deliver outstanding work with real flexibility through inspiring workspaces, innovative ways to collaborate and hybrid ways of working.

    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 mission is simple : To support the UK in a connected world. It guides everything we do, underpinned by our values : Courage, Integrity, Excellence, Together and For Better.

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