Manager- Data and Analytics – KPMG – Aberdeen


The Role

The successful candidate will:

Manage projects and workstreams on complex data & analytics programmes from strategy to execution

Support senior client stakeholders (CFO, CDO, CIO) to cultivate relationships as a trusted partner, through articulating and realising the value of data

Identify, scope and develop data, analytics and automation opportunities with clients, and support the creation of RFP responses

Develop client solutions across the creation to consumption data lifecycle (data sourcing, management, quality, reporting & analytics)

Manage and monitor engagement financials, profitability metrics and ensure invoices are billed to the client appropriately

Manage the production of thought leadership on Data Management, Master Data Management, Meta Data Management, Reporting or Analytics

Build data frameworks, accelerators and points of view to support sales and solve key client issues

Leverage their understanding of key technology vendors in the marketplace to deliver engagements

Develop our people through coaching, mentoring, formal performance management and creating an inclusive working environment

Use their people management experience to lead combined project teams of client and KPMG data analytics professionals, and develop knowledge in the KPMG team


Skills and experience required

Minimum of 5 years of data analytics and information management experience with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment

Masters or bachelors degree in a technical or economic field with working knowledge of topics such as data modelling, information management, machine learning, and cloud computing

Demonstrable experience of complex data projects covering the full creation to consumption data lifecycle (data sourcing, management, quality, reporting & analytics).

An SME in Data & Information Management, Information Exploitation or Advanced Analytics.

Functional knowledge and point of view around key tools within the Data Management or Analytics market

Developing and/or delivering an Analytics/Data Management Roadmap

Designing an appropriate target state for client data functions based on their vision and current state issues

Analysis of data, identifying insights and providing hypotheses

Understanding the delivery of data projects through a standard or alternative project lifecycle


The Person

Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.

Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm

Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others

Seeks to understand others motivations

Supports others to make brave decisions


At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

We’re at our best when you’re at your best; that’s why we’ve created ‘Our Deal’ and ‘The Academy’. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and in return we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each person can reach their extraordinary potential. Through ‘The Academy’, you’ll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we’re making sure that our people have an amazing experience.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we’re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective – that’s the KPMG difference. But, don’t take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy

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