Associate Director - Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory

KPMG Australia
08 Sep 2017
13 Sep 2017
Contract Type
  • We provide an agile work environment and a career that flexes to your lifestyle
  • Work for one of the World's best Outsourcing Advisory practices
  • Canberra based opportunity
KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

KPMG's Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory practice is continually ranked as one of the 'The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors' according to independent assessor IAOP.

Our goal is to provide our clients with the full suite of capabilities required to provision services and drive high value, sustainable transformation in their business service models. No other firm combines the data, methods and practical experience in shared services delivery and outsourcing with the broad, global transformation capabilities that KPMG brings to its clients.

This role forms part of the Shared Serviced and Outsourcing Advisory Practice (SSOA). The role is to deliver IT outsourcing work to clients and to either lead smaller ITO engagements or lead a stream of larger ITO engagements. You would be expected to identify and help sell opportunities within existing client engagements and be an active participant in helping to grow the SSOA practice.

Your new role

Primarily, your responsibilities will be focused on:
  • Leading and supporting the delivery of SSOA related engagements, primarily ITO focussed
  • Assist with the identification of opportunities and on-sell of work within existing clients
  • Help with development of the SSOA practice (KM, new offerings, thought leadership)

  • Actively developing more junior team members, developing sourcing related materials

You bring to the role

The successful candidates will be able to clearly demonstrate:
  • An in-depth understanding of the sourcing lifecycle and associated risks
  • Leading sales pursuits that has resulted in new sourcing advisory business
  • An understanding of the local and global IT service provider market and capabilities
  • A working knowledge of common industry methodologies e.g. ITIL, Lean
  • Experience from a Big 4, IT consulting house or within the IT industry
  • Proven experience of working on multiple simultaneous engagements where managing priorities and meeting tight deadlines are key
  • Experience in developing sourcing strategies
  • Experience in the evaluation and selection of providers
  • Experience in negotiating major outsourcing and off-shoring deals
  • In-depth knowledge of sourcing governance
What we offer you

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of KPMG and its ongoing success. So if you want a career where you can use your deep expertise to deliver real results, talk to us first.

Advertised: 11 Jun 2017 AUS Eastern Standard Time
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