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KPMG Lead Specialist, Solution Management (FS) in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Lead Specialist, Solution Management (FS)

Requisition Number: 59114 - 31

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: IL

City: Chicago

Description:

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Lead Specialist to join our KPMG Spectrum practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with solution leadership, alliances, business and industry teams to identify, assess and define solutions that solve complex business problems with overall accountability of a comprehensive solution roadmap

  • Contact for internal and external client/market interactions supporting sales and on-going client management activities as the managed services evangelist and solution manager

  • Drives the day-to-day management of deliverables for a cross-functional core team across the areas of product engineering, service delivery and go-to-market for new solution development and existing solution management

  • Provides P&L responsibility and accountability for Managed Services by closely managing the delivery of products and services with strict financial controls

  • Creates and implements standardized processes and improves on existing methodologies, including departmental structures and organizational improvements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of recent experience in the area of Product Management, Program Management, Solution Development and/or Solution Delivery for a technology services company, with industry expertise in a highly technical and fast paced delivery environment; including 3+ years experience in providing client services

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, business management or business information systems; strong knowledge of and expertise with portfolio management of many active customer-centric products and services

  • Knowledge of Financial Systems processes, workflows and enabling technologies

  • Ability to lead and mentor cross functional teams

  • Strong analytical and judgment, interpersonal and organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Solid project management skills and ability to present work to executive stakeholders

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

  • Ability to travel as necessary

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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