KPMG Associate Director, Knowledge Management in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Associate Director, Knowledge Management

Requisition Number: 67164

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Knowledge Management, Customer and Operations

State: IL

City: Chicago


The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director, to join our Global Knowledge and Collaboration Organization.


  • Set knowledge strategy, priorities, and goals

  • Act as a trusted advisor to Partners and practice professionals on matters related to knowledge management (KM), knowledge sharing and collaboration

  • Partner with the Head of Global Collaboration and Knowledge (GC&K) and the Strategy and Planning Lead to develop and deliver the GC&K portfolio, reporting, and program vision and roadmap

  • Plan, manage, and maintain governance and risk management standards and processes

  • Help ensure the KM program leverages leading practices, agreed standards, and aligns with functional areas

  • Lead in the delivery and current evaluation strategies to gauge knowledge program effectiveness including metrics collection, analysis, and reporting


  • Minimum eight years' experience in a professional services environment, communication-related or management consulting field

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required, Master's degree preferred

  • Excellent understanding of the success factors for the knowledge management and function to be an effective business partner

  • Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills with existing, or the ability to quickly establish, strong relationships with stakeholder individuals and groups at all levels across the firm

  • Demonstrated program and project management experience

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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