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Manager Strategy Operations

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Date Added 9 Jun 2023
Expiry Date 7 Jul 2023
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About KPMG

KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG is the brand under which the member firms of KPMG International Limited (“KPMG International”) operate and provide professional services. “KPMG” is used to refer to individual member firms within the KPMG organization or to one or more member firms collectively. KPMG firms operate in 143 countries and territories with more than 265,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. Each KPMG member firm is responsible for its own obligations and liabilities. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients. KPMG Fakhro, a Bahrain partnership registered with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC), Kingdom of Bahrain is a member firm of the KPMG global organization of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Limited, a private English company limited by guarantee.


KPMG's Advisory practice is one of the largest Advisory businesses worldwide and the major growth area for our organization. Our services are focused on the finance function and we work with clients in identifying and tackling their challenges in growth, governance, and performance. Our Advisory teams support businesses as they restructure and expand, whether organically or by acquisition. We help them to become more efficient and provide support as they adapt to the challenges posed by a rapidly changing business environment. KPMG Strategy and Operations team works with C-level executives to identify structure and help solve their most critical strategic issues across the economic and transaction cycles.

• Enterprise-wide transformation

• Growth strategy

• Operating strategy
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Key responsibilities:

- Build client relationships to be seen as the 'go to' person and a trusted advisor

- Lead, design and finalize client deliverables, including shaping the overall problem-solving approach

- Undertake scoping and fee negotiation on standard engagements

- Actively develop own knowledge and expertise in chosen propositions / sectors

- Motivate, coach and develop project team members

- Provide constructive upwards feedback


- Sales

- Utilization

- Recovery

- Collections

- Staff turnover (PM role)

Minimum qualifications:

- A recognized Master’s degree in Accounting/ Finance/ Business or related disciplines plus

Experience expected:

- 7+ years of relevant work experience in strategy consulting firm

- Demonstrate an analytical mindset, intellectual curiosity, structured thinking, and creativity

- Demonstrate confidence, people skills, ambition and pragmatism

- Track record of leading complex, international projects in a consulting or corporate environment

- Experience with Financial Services Clients is a must

- Demonstrate ability to build and commercialize relationships

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Ambitious, mature and business-minded with strong leadership and high ethical standards

Global skills and behaviors:

1. Strives for Continual Improvement Develops and communicates ambitious vision and goals in order to better serve clients and improve organizational performance. To create an environment where continuous learning and development is a business imperative and performance feedback is regularly exchanged with the intent of driving towards a high-performance culture. The individual will proactively solicit on his/her own performance in order to better lead his/her team as well as serve the clients and communities

2. Drives Collaboration & Inclusion The individual is open, transparent and inclusive. He/she will strive to accomplish results by effectively building relationships with others. He/she will be effective coaches and mentors and will be adept at getting team members to see how they can individually and collectively contribute to organizational success. He/she will be culturally sensitive, globally minded and respect the views and opinions of others, especially those of their team.

3. Exercises Professional Judgement The individual leads by example and takes into account how their behavior, professionalism and actions impact not only clients and employees but the broader organization. They consider the ‘micro’ and ‘macro’ components when assessing issues and perform due diligence before communicating any conclusions. He/she will be adept at cutting through complexity in order to augment their performance and the performance of their team.

4. Seizes Business Opportunities The individual recognizes opportunity and will take action to deliver a competitive advantage of the organization and the customer/client. He/she will create an environment that encourages and supports creativity, change and innovation and leverages this thinking to sell the organization’s
competitive advantage in the marketplace