Associate Director, CIO Advisory Technology Consulting

KPMG Services - Johannesburg (Afrique du Sud)

Référence annonce 2095BR

Poste publié le 17/03/2014

Type de contrat Local

Niveau d'expérience Au moins 10 ans

Fonction / Service: Advisory

Poste n° 179

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Contexte / Présentation de l'employeur

Requisition Code: 2095BR

Purpose of the Job: 

KPMG Services (Pty) Ltd is looking for a Senior Technology Consultant to work as part of our CIO Advisory team within our Technology Consulting area. The Consultant needs to have had 10 years + experience or skills relating to either or a combination of: 

  • ICT Strategy development and implementation skills, 
  • IT Architecture design and implementation skills, 
  • Enterprise Architecture services, 
  • IT Sourcing of vendors, application systems or infrastructure skills, 
  • IT Performance Services, and 
  • IT governance design and implementation skills. 

Description du Poste et Responsabilités

Key job duties or responsibilities: 

  • Assist with the leadership and management of the CIO Advisory team 
  • Lead the CIO Advisory go to market / sales and pipeline development processes 
  • Assist in building the CIO Advisory capability (i.e. people, processes, knowledge and systems) 
  • Lead the delivery of major CIO Advisory projects to clients 
  • Build the technical capability to deliver on CIO Advisory projects 
  • Managing and developing trusted client relationships 
  • Participating in the KPMG global networking and connecting of CIO Advisory professionals 
  • Manage the delivery of CIO Advisory solutions to clients 

Profil et critères de sélection du candidat

Critical Interpersonal or Interactive skills 

  • Leadership and Management skills 
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills 
  • Self starter with the ability to drive solutions 
  • Ambitious, self motivated, and energetic 
  • Ability to handle stress and delivery under pressure 
  • Ability to function in continuously changing environment 


Other Recommended Skills / Capabilities 

  • Strategic thinker and be aware of the big picture 
  • Should demonstrate a “Can do Attitude” 
  • Demonstrate innovation and creativity 
  • Analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Strong technical abilities in the above mentioned skillsets 
  • Consulting experience is a major asset 
  • International work / project experience (Africa is an asset) 
  • Experience working with offshore delivery teams 
  • Experience at leading, supervising and managing teams 
  • Programme / project management experience is an asset 
  • Facilitation and driving workshops experience 


Qualifications and Experience 

  • BSc Computer Science or BComm Information Systems / Informatics or a similarly relevant Information Technology degree from a recognised university 
  • Relevant Consulting experience or experience in performing a CIO / IT Manager / Head of IT Strategy and Operations role within industry is a prerequisite 
  • Track record and sales experience including writing and managing proposal responses 
  • Track record / experience of managing project delivery 
  • Experience addressing technology and strategic issues with organizations 
  • Experience in developing IT strategies, IT delivery models, IT organisation design, IT shared service centre design 
  • Experience in all aspects of the sourcing life cycle (requirements definition, vendor selection, contracting, transition, operation, improvement) 
  • Experience in contract negotiation with IT suppliers 
  • Excellent communication and writing skills 
  • Experience working and collaborating with senior level managers and C-level executives 
  • Business acumen within one or more business verticals is an asset – especially financial services, telecoms, public sector, healthcare or mining. 

Informations complémentaire sur l'emploi

Secteur d'activité: Audit, contrôle et certification

Langue de travail: Anglais