• Assistant Manager- Global Strategy Group Jobs in Jeddah - 25675907

  • KPMG India Pvt Ltd
  • Jeddah
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  • 5 - 7 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Assistant Manager- Global Strategy Group



Position Title



Assistant Manager - Global Strategy Group

Job Code


Service Group


Service Line

Management Consulting

Reporting To

Manager Global Strategy Group

No of Direct Reports



Assistant Manager within the Global Strategy Group will support in driving the delivery of client engagements and in this role has day-to-day responsibility for the quality of project delivery to clients, both in the context of specific projects and the clients overall strategic direction The Assistant Manager is responsible for acting as a key contact with senior level clients and delivering high quality work, for developing and capturing intellectual capital and for supporting new or expanded business opportunities Internally, Assistant Managers have the dual task of providing guidance and coverage for more junior consultants as well as insight and leverage for Senior Directors and Partners


Key Responsibilities

Client Management

Manages one or more client strategic sourcing engagements of moderate complexity independently consulting with Partners/Directors as appropriate

Supports commercial aspects of any strategic sourcing engagement to achieve desired levels of Quality and profitability; including expected utilization and productivity targets

Develops and maintains external networks, including peers in other organizations, KPMG alumni, global contacts, social contacts and existing clients

Uses knowledge of KPMGs broad service offerings to actively generate new business opportunities

Contributes towards the development of case studies, proposals, deliverables or other valuable strategic sourcing engagement knowledge Ensures such knowledge is recorded appropriately to enable access and use by others within the firm

Starts to specialize and contribute to a technical/practice area Develops greater industry know ledge and continues to demonstrate credible know ledge of economic, political and market trends

Maintains an awareness of market trends, competitor activity and products/services

Quality Management

Completes professional qualification and technical training within required timescale (where applicable) Builds on professional qualification by undertaking relevant functional or sector specific training

Executes projects to a level that meet member fir ms Quality standards within a commercial context

Communicates risk and issues early to Leaders as appropriate

Partakes in review (s) on completion of projects to identify lessons learned and enhance future quality and commercial planning

People Management Responsibilities

Plans and seeks opportunities to allocate team members responsibilities that will enable them to learn new skills that align to their goals [if leading Engagement]

Meets KPMG deadlines throughout the Performance Development cycle for self and team [if Performance Manager] including; seeking quality feedback, goal-setting, providing input into engagement/project reviews, cascading ow n goals and regular conversations with apraisees and team members, to a standard expected under Open Performance Development

[If Engagement/Performance Manager] effectively supports and manages underperformance, in line with local guidance and policies

Takes action to ensure wellbeing matters are properly handled and escalates appropriate

Accurately charges time to Engagement codes to see true value of work delivered

Starts to establish networks with clients and across relevant professional bodies and associations, and will participate in internal and external professional activities to develop this network

Shares knowledge with other KPMG colleagues/teams and contributes to the development of know ledge resources

Embraces Global People Survey (GPS) and/or wider people focused actions and initiatives which drive cultural improvement across their local team(s)

Manages on boarding of new starters, including buddy responsibilities

Performs other responsibilities and tasks as directed by the Manager In order to meet objectives



Bachelor degree in Economics and/or Management, or any related discipline

Master degree in Economics and/or Management, or any related discipline

Years of Experience

5 - 7 years of relevant experience in a similar role

Nature of


Strategy consulting firm

Big 4

In-house strategy functions of leading multinational companies

Job Specific


Be able to demonstrate, draft, and deliver core consulting and problem solving skills including

- Effective story boarding and story-telling skills

- Hypothesis development and validation

- Questionnaire development, client engagement, and delivery to stakeholders including Ministers, CXOs, and senior civil servants

- Natural presenter of ideas demonstrating and leading high impact presentations, workshops, and brainstorming sessions

Be able to grasp new areas of public sector issues rapidly with quick structuring of the broader concept

Develop new policy for social, economic and geo-political issues associated with the region especially technology, economy, social and security, and industrial sectors

Lead successful delivery of strategy development engagements with varied government and industrial stakeholders on the ground

Support the origination of high value added consulting opportunities and proposal efforts and converting these into projects

Develop new insights into the public sector domain and issues based on engagements and knowledge acquisition

Be able to develop deep analytical frameworks and tools to support policy development and transformation making them institutional

Support business development activities even outside of immediate industry/ content scope

Together with local market office leaders managing a team of more junior consultants

Solid problem-solving ability to exhibit lateral thinking

Strong attention to detail, ability to prioritize and multi-task

Good written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency in MS office suite, knowledge of Alteryx and Tableau is an added advantage

Business Language Skills

Fluent written and spoken English essential

Arabic Speaker is preferred


Saudi Arabia



Service Line

Service Line - Other

Job Level

Senior Associate/ Senior Team member

Contract Type


Full Time / Part Time

Full Time

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consulting Services, Financial Services/Stockbroking
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Project Leader/ Project Manager
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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