KPMG Director, Procurement & Operations in Houston, Texas

Director, Procurement & Operations

Chicago, Illinois

Requisition #: 34778

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Chicago, IL; Houston, TX

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 Customer & Operations for ourpractice.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead key business development activities related to strategy improvement and purchase-to-pay (P2P) services procurement, category management, and contract management, including targeting key C- level clients, proposing services, and closing opportunities

  • Lead highly skilled client and KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle by leveraging P2P/Procurement approaches and frameworks and helping to ensure timely execution of project deliverables

  • Execute process transformation, measurable improved operational performance, and organizational restructuring

  • Establish client value propositions that tie financial metrics and CFO focus areas directly to operations business improvement

  • Participate in continual development and publication of thought leadership and service offerings

  • Assist partners with practice administration including resource allocation, career development of staff, and other people management decisions

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of eight years of external management consulting experience in P2P services procurement, category management, and contract management processes

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, engineering, operations analysis, or a related field from an accredited college/university; MBA from an accredited college/university preferred

  • Experience in project management and oversight, including supervising staff level engagement teams in the field and providing input into engagement decisions, contract management, and operational restructuring

  • Demonstrated experience developing relationships with senior clients in a professional services environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

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, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, 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.