Manager, Security and Intelligence (DSI)

Employer: KPMG
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
AutoReq ID 104509BR

Service Line People and Change
Service Line Information In 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.

In People and Change we specialise in organisational development, talent management, behavioural change management and optimising the HR function.

Job Description
In 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.

In People and Change we generally work with Public Sector clients to help them transform their business through organisational development, talent management, behavioural change management, optimising the HR function and workforce optimisation.

The DSI Sector is one of KPMG’s key priority sectors, designated for high growth over the next three years. The MOD is the main account within Defence and is KPMG largest single account, the Security and Intelligence account is at a much earlier stage of development but growing quickly. The sector as a whole has been growing on average by 30% annually over the last three years.

In order to deliver our exciting growth plans KPMG are recruiting experienced market focused consultants to join our team.
It is desirable that candidates have experience in some of the following markets or clients:

- SIA's
- Ministry of Defence and Defence Intelligence
- OSCT, Home Office and Foreign Office
- Immigration, UK Border Force & HMRC
- CT Policing and NCA
Due to the nature of the work, it is essential for applicants to have current 'SIA DV clearance'.
The team are looking for Advisors (assistant managers) to take responsibility for delivering work streams on client engagements and taking a pro-active business development role through the relationships built with own clients. This includes:

- Shows a personal commitment to understanding and meeting client sector and market needs.
- Builds & develops positive constructive relationships inside & outside of KPMG.
- Pro-actively shares client, specialist knowledge plus key learnings, successes and best practices across the function.
You will need knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

- Behavioural change management - ensuring organisations realise the benefits of large scale change projects by embedding new behaviours and minimising underperformance during the change
- Organisation development - target operating model development, organisation design, role clarity, performance management, organisational culture, employee development and reward/recognition
- Optimising human resource departments - creating cost effective, integrated HR functions that contribute to the delivery of business strategy
- Talent development - helping clients identify, retain and develop talent
- Performance Management and Reward - designing reward strategies/incentive schemes, and performance management frameworks/processes
Workforce Optimisation – helping organisations get the most from their workforce, including strategic and operational workforce planning, terms and conditions of employment, TUPE, and reward & incentive management
As well as working on standalone People & Change projects, we also provide subject matter expertise to projects led by other areas of KPMG such as Financial Management, Business Effectiveness, Information Technology Advisory,
Operational Strategy and Restructuring.
Qualifications and Skills

The qualifications and skills for these roles are not prescriptive, but successful candidates are likely to be able to demonstrate their strong proficiency, understanding and experience of a significant number of the following:

- Leading business development initiatives including bid, proposal and contract/commercial negotiation
- Responsibility for standalone deliverables that add significantly to the overall success of a project or work stream
- Passionate about your discipline with a history of continuous learning
- Commercial awareness evidenced by an ability to identify business opportunities
- Coaching team members to ensure excellent client delivery whilst also enabling their career development
- Acting as a subject matter expert in advising clients to maximise benefits while reducing risks
- Managing competing agendas/priorities and establish achievable programmes/project
- Qualifications and/or accreditation in one or more psychometric assessments tools
- Report to and demonstrate diplomacy when managing key stakeholders
- Use your expertise, knowledge and experience to further develop and promote the core People & Change propositions
- Take a significant role in the growth of the team and wider practice, sharing knowledge and supporting the development of other team members.
Experience and Background

Candidates should have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills both in writing and orally. In addition strong familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages, including excellent PowerPoint skills, will be key for the role. Candidates should have experience helping re-structure HR functions / teams to deliver a more optimised service and deep, hands-on experience of HR (e.g. developing and delivering a workforce plan, target operating model etc).

Finally, our candidates should have strong commercial acumen, hunger to learn and develop and be able to thrive in a really fast paced working environment.

Qualifications including CIPD, CIMA, MBA and Prince2 would be beneficial but not essential.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. However these roles will require you to be based almost 100% on our client site in Cheltenham. Your base office will be Bristol
We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

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