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People & Change – Senior Associate

Closing: Jun 2, 2024

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Published: May 16, 2024 (13 days ago)

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KPMG People & Change wish to recruit a Senior Associate to assist in analyzing client needs, developing strategies, and delivering HR solutions, ensuring compliance to KPMG policies and professional Standards.

Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in humanities or any other related field.
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources is an added advantage. 
  • Membership of a relevant professional bodies such as CIPD, IHRM. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in human resource consulting. 
  • Experience in managing HR engagements, e .g., organization structure review, workload analysis, change management etc.. In East Africa. 

Technical competencies and Personal attributes:

  • Strong consulting skills. Be able to effectively support all aspects of engagement delivery, end-to-end, with minimal supervision and high accountability. 
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills, with the ability to proactively engage and consult with others across all levels. 
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal). 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines. 
  • Strong business writing, report writing, presentation and research skills. 
  • A high standard of integrity. 
  • A high aptitude for learning new approaches and innovation. 
  • Self-driven and results-oriented. 
  • Team player with good people management, work organization and coordination skills. ▪ Networking and stakeholder management skills. 
  • Training/ facilitation skills. 
  • Diligent and committed to excellence. 
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills. 
  • Resilience and Tenacity: must be able to always sustain motivation and commitment and can contain and absorb stressful moments and issues. 
  • Willingness to travel within and outside the region on a need basis.

We offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge clients across Africa. 
  • Continuous learning and development. 
  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams. 
  • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.


Responsibilities
KPMG People & Change wish to recruit a Senior Associate to assist in analyzing client needs, developing strategies, and delivering HR solutions, ensuring compliance to KPMG policies and professional Standards.

Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in humanities or any other related field.
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources is an added advantage. 
  • Membership of a relevant professional bodies such as CIPD, IHRM. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in human resource consulting. 
  • Experience in managing HR engagements, e .g., organization structure review, workload analysis, change management etc.. In East Africa. 

Technical competencies and Personal attributes:

  • Strong consulting skills. Be able to effectively support all aspects of engagement delivery, end-to-end, with minimal supervision and high accountability. 
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills, with the ability to proactively engage and consult with others across all levels. 
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal). 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines. 
  • Strong business writing, report writing, presentation and research skills. 
  • A high standard of integrity. 
  • A high aptitude for learning new approaches and innovation. 
  • Self-driven and results-oriented. 
  • Team player with good people management, work organization and coordination skills. ▪ Networking and stakeholder management skills. 
  • Training/ facilitation skills. 
  • Diligent and committed to excellence. 
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills. 
  • Resilience and Tenacity: must be able to always sustain motivation and commitment and can contain and absorb stressful moments and issues. 
  • Willingness to travel within and outside the region on a need basis.

We offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge clients across Africa. 
  • Continuous learning and development. 
  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams. 
  • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.


The Senior Associate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of a work plan, budget and quality plan to ensure efficiency, high performance and high quality work on engagements.
  • Maintain a progress tracker of engagement milestones, tasks and deliverables.
  • Schedule and conduct engagement (internal and client) kick-off, progress and close out meetings. 
  • Keep all engagement stakeholders updated on progress. 
  • Ensure financial closure of all engagements. 
  • Ensure engagement files are compliant. 
  • Lead and participate in the preparation of proposals, bids, quotations, etc. and including pitching for jobs. 
  • Manage revenue, maintain a cross-selling value, meet individual revenue targets and ensure proper billing of clients. 
  • Supervise staff on engagements including leading, coaching, training, directing and reviewing work products of team members who may include Seniors, Associates, etc. and as necessary. 
  • Build industry knowledge through involvement in events, articles and thought leadership.
  • Ensure all pre-engagement risk activities, including at the proposal stage, are undertaken and signed off. 
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.


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