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Manager - Technology Risk and Program/Project Assurance


Job Description

  • Exciting opportunity for a technology focused program assurance professional
  • Sydney, Barangaroo location
  • Experience a culture focused on agile, collaborative working environments supported by cutting edge technology

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.

About the Team

Our leading Program/Project Assurance practice is growing to meet an increase in demand from our varied and well-known clientele. We provide real-time and prospective advice to Senior Executives on potential risks and issues at either key points in time, or through a continuous and ongoing assurance role during the life of a program/project.

We have a unique team culture, in that our team members having a strong sense of purpose for what they do. We take pride and deliver excellence in the programs/projects that we are engaged on, which are at the forefront of what is happening across various industries. As a result, we are positioned in key strategic roles to assist, shape and guide key transformation programs.

Due to the success and growth of our Sydney technology practice, KPMG now have opportunities at the Manager level to join our team.

Your New Role

  • Manage small to medium size teams of talented KPMG professionals and oversee the planning and execution of IT Risk and Assurance client engagements
  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle, while providing performance management for IT risk and assurance staff.
  • Write and present clear and concise reports and presentations containing meaningful observations and recommendations to clients, and review documented procedures performed and conclusions reached related to projects.
  • Provide oversight and leadership to KPMG team members regarding deliverables, project plans, and performance management.
  • Support proposal and business development activities by assisting in the identification of new target clients, building business relationships with key executives, and developing / presenting proposals.

You bring to the role

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to understand key ICT project implementation phases. Key to delivering successful outcomes will be the ability to provide practical, pragmatic and implementable advice. The ability to rapidly analyse and provide real-time advice is essential, as timeliness is critical to this service.

Skills and experience required include:

  • An ability to lead large projects including facilitating client workshops and coaching and mentoring more junior team members.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of IT Audit, Risk and Assurance engagements; assurance over major transformation projects will be a bonus!
  • Demonstrated experience within professional services and delivery of client-services
  • A curious mind and a genuine interest in technology transformation, emerging technology risk and technology assurance practices.
  • Knowledge of global frameworks and standards applicable to Technology Risk and Project/Program management is desirable (e.g. PRINCE2, Agile, MSP, SAP)
  • Demonstrated experience or certification in Accounting will be highly desirable!
  • Strong written, verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification

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.
Our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and we 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. If you want a career where you can use your deep expertise to deliver real results, talk to us first.
To apply, please use the link provided.