KPMG Director, IT Strategy Consumer / Retail in Chicago, Illinois

Director, IT Strategy Consumer / Retail

Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition #: 36411

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; McLean, VA

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides 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 a Director in CIO Advisory for ourpractice.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the delivery of consulting engagements, helping consumer and retail sector executive level clients plan and navigate IT transformation that is business-driven, typically resulting from strategic business change, mergers and acquisitions and other business disruption

  • Manage consulting engagements from initial planning through to final deliverable development and presentation which includes assembling teams, managing day-to-day engagement team activities and interactions with client executives, managing engagement financials, defining and overseeing deliverable development

  • Help grow and develop consulting business in the consumer and retail sector and work with colleagues to identify client opportunities and needs that may be addressed through CIO Advisory and other KPMG consulting offerings

  • Maintain relationships with technology decision makers at targeted clients, lead proposal development and develop thought leadership and specialized insights relevant to consumer and retail clients around to disruptive technologies (intelligent automation, cloud), digital, mobile, modern delivery, architecture, and others

  • Counsel, coach and develop consulting staff and help build an expanded team focused on consumer and retail CIO Advisory capabilities

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of eight years of related consulting experience showing progression and promotion helping clients enhance their IT capabilities which includes understanding client business strategies and their implications on IT, understanding how technology can enable new business strategies, assessing IT capabilities, and planning transformational change

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; MBA from an accredited college/university is preferred

  • Working understanding of leading practices, performance drivers, and typical issues across a broad set of IT capability and performance topics, with an emphasis on the consumer and retail sector

  • Strong skills and experiences in IT strategy and business alignment, IT governance, IT management, solution development practices, service management practices, enterprise architecture, sourcing, infrastructure and emerging technologies

  • Demonstrated ability to identify business opportunities, attract new business, and build lasting professional relationships with senior level IT executives and accomplished executive business development track record and demonstrated leadership capabilities

  • Willingness to travel up to one hundred percent

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 or military status, genetic information, genetic disposition and or carrier status, domestic violence status, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, status with regard to public assistance, 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.

Our Benefits

Health

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 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.