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Director, Federal Analytics & Engineering

Company: KPMG
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

Requisition #: 50289

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 Director to join our Federal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

Provide strong sector and/or business process specific knowledge and apply this to Data & Analytics strategy and solution design engagements to help clients, including executives, understand the broader D&A journey and implications

Assess, capture, and translate complex business issues and requirements into a structured analytics use case, including rapid learning of industry/domain/client dynamics and management of effective work stream plans, models, and visualizations

Active role in client and market information gathering through interviews, surveys, workshops, and market research. Continuously develop knowledge of emerging technology and analytics techniques

Understand and articulate technology options available in data management and manipulation, analytics development, requirements, data science options, and preferences for visualizations within sector of expertise

Track, communicate, and manage project risks, budget, rates, staff members, and launch/closeout activities, including the administration of work papers and collaboration sites. Lead the development of engagement deliverable's to a high degree of quality

Identify business development opportunities and support their pursuit, which leverage D&A solutions including D&A strategy engagements and/or analytics execution engagements. Begin to understand the firm's risk management, engagement management and other processes, and coordinate engagements to follow those processes

Qualifications:

A minimum of eight years of data analytics experience with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment.

Bachelor's degree in a technical or quantitative field from an accredited college or university (Master's or MBA degree preferred) with working knowledge of topics such as statistics, econometrics, machine learning, operations research, decision science, and cloud computing; Previous experience in strategy and/or analytics consulting preferred

Strong understanding of general landscape for data science and big data opportunities; deeper understanding of sector and/or process-specific landscape opportunities

Organization design, transformation design/execution expertise, work stream management skills, and strong business consulting acumen; Sector and/or process-specific experience in D&A, including strategy and transformation, design and implementation

Significant project management, client handling, and executive communication capabilities (e.g. - interviews, workshop management, business writing); Team leadership and management experience

Direct experience with people / staff development

Ability to travel as required to support firm engagements

U.S. citizenship required and the ability to obtain a U.S. Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time

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.

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO) Up to 25 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

401(k) and Pension Plans

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International") is a Swiss entity. Member firms of the KPMG network of independent firms are affiliated with KPMG International. KPMG International provides no client services. No member firm has any authority to obligate or bind KPMG International or any other member firm vis-à-vis third parties, nor does KPMG International have any such authority to obligate or bind any member firm.

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. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace.

Employment with KPMG is "At Will," which means that employment may be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice at any time at the discretion of either KPMG or the employee.

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