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Tech Assistant Manager - DA - London

Posted 16 days ago

Tech Assistant Manager – DABase Location: Our base locations consist of London as well as Manchester. Our other offices nationally are: The Deal Execution 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 rigor. 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.The Deal Execution Practice TeamKPMG’s Deal Execution practice is looking for exceptional candidates for an Assistant Manager role. You will deliver projects working closely alongside senior members of the team, who will provide guidance and insight in the deal environment. This will provide you with the opportunity to build your transactions knowledge and further develop your technology skills base.
Roles & Responsibilities
Due Diligence• Researching, writing, delivering, and reviewing technology related deal and transaction reports• Analysing and data mapping to comment on the technology of the business including cost, products and systems and technology contracts.• Providing insights on technology aspects of the deal that are relevant to the client and readers of the technology due diligence reports and to be able to explain issues simply, highlighting the impact of technology on business strategy, operations and, ultimately, deal valuation.• Developing an understanding of technology benchmark and qualitative information to provide insights to clients to describe a typical technology function.• Contributing content for sections of reports/deliverables.
Integration & Separation• Advising on technology aspects of integration, separation (carve outs) and optimisation initiatives (e.g. synergy analysis) including the development of target operating models, understanding the current technology landscape, defining transitional service agreements, developing detailed plans, and supporting the implementation of such plans.• Support the technology work stream in integrations and separations within a larger team of Integration & Separation colleagues • Identification or review of client synergies for technology within a larger team
Wider team • When you are not working on a project, you will provide support to senior colleagues in several different aspects such as preparation of proposal materials, development of propositions etc. Leadership & Management• You will support the Manager on both small and large projects in a client facing role. You will be expected to support the management and performance development of junior team members as well as supporting the Manager and Associate Director in day-to-day project activities.
Stakeholder Interaction & challenges• You will manage some clients directly and be the key point of contact on projects. You will also be expected to manage internal stakeholders, all the way up to Partner level.
Impact, Risk, Accountability & Governance• You will be expected to support the Manager in managing project risks and engagement activities. You will also be expected to be involved in internal initiatives and practice development. What will you be doing?
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, instills 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.
What will you need to do it?
Successful applicants will demonstrate the following:• Demonstrable 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 Technology. • Experience of leading project work-streams and take responsibility for small teams.• Prior involvement in business development activity and ability to contribute to thought leadership and knowledge management initiatives.• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with team members and broader (internal and external) stakeholders. Technical skills:• Strong academic track record• Evidence of strong problem-solving & analytical capabilities • Structured thinking skills combined with creativity• Ability to evaluate complex challenges and deliver insightful recommendations that can be practically executed • Ability review and assess large volumes of technical data and distill the key strategic insights • Strong numerical capabilities combined with sound commercial acumen • Ability to build complex financial models that support our recommendations to clients• Excellent written and oral communication skills• Other language skills would be a strong bonus Our Locations: We are open to talk to professionals across the country but our core hubs for this role are: • London Canary Wharf• ManchesterWith 20 sites across the UK, we can potentially facilitate office work, working from home, flexible hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please register and discuss this with our team.Find out more:Within Deal Advisory we have a range of divisions and specialisms. Click the links to find out more below:• Deal Advisory at KPMG: • ESG at KPMG: • About our firm: • KPMG Culture. Being Inclusive: • KPMG Workability and Disability confidence: For any additional support in applying, please click the links to find out more:• Applying to KPMG: • Tips for interview: • KPMG values: • KPMG Competencies: • KPMG Locations and FAQ: