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Senior Manager - Global Infrastructure Advisory

Saskatoon, SK
Full Time
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

KPMG's Global Infrastructure Advisory group is seeking a Senior Manager to join our Saskatchewan practice.

Our Global Infrastructure Advisory team - comprising almost 100 professionals nationally - is a multi-disciplinary group of capital project managers, engineers, consultants, accountants, economists, and other specialists , many of whom are former owners, contractors, and/or design or construction professionals from industry. We add value to our clients on their major infrastructure projects by helping them understand and manage the risks associated with their projects. We assist both public sector and private sector clients in the development of strategies to realize their major infrastructure projects by providing a full spectrum of planning, transaction structuring, value for money, procurement, delivery, and asset management and operations advisory services.

In addition, as part of our growing Canadian practice, you will join a team of multi-disciplinary professionals supporting clients locally, regionally and across the country.

What you will do
As the successful candidate, you will be part of the team delivering high quality services to top tier public and private sector clients. You will advise on major projects for government (federal, provincial and municipal), as well as the private sector across a wide variety of industries and sectors including social infrastructure (health, education, etc.), energy, resources, agri-food, utilities, real estate, and transportation. You will also assist with business development in western Canada and nationally.

Project Development and Delivery
The services the successful candidate will provide to public and/or private sector clients may include:
  • Project planning and strategy
  • Feasibility, business case, economic and market analysis
  • Operational and organizational reviews
  • Project performance reviews and healthchecks
  • Project funding and financing model development and analysis
  • Project risk assessment, including identification and quantification of risks
  • Procurement strategy development, and procurement process management
  • Development and implementation of project governance and project management frameworks, and related project delivery tools
  • Commercial structuring of complex contracts, and contract management
  • Project implementation advice through design and construction
  • Project controls set-up and/or monitoring (cost and schedule management, risk management, change control, reporting)
  • Advisory services related to major organizational transformation (especially those enabled by information technology or capital projects)
The responsibilities of the successful candidate in delivering these services over the course of specific client engagements will include:
  • Leading and m anaging teams of KPMG advisory personnel
  • Providing leadership, direction, and guidance to senior and executive level client stakeholders
  • Defining and presenting client materials including status reports, project reports and presentations
  • Actively overseeing the delivery of core analysis responsibilities including primary and secondary research, quantitative data collection and analysis, financial modelling, business analysis, and application of methodologies to achieve client objectives
  • Actively developing materials (frameworks, tools, documentation, etc.) that support improved project delivery
  • Developing and managing work plans with respect to scope, budget, schedule, and quality of work/deliverables
Business Development
The successful candidate will help grow the business through:
  • Leadership in business development activities
  • Development of relationships with other practice areas within KPMG (management consulting, risk consulting, deal advisory, audit and tax) both locally and in other offices
  • Maintenance and development of Trusted Advisor relationships with current and future clients
  • Leading the development of proposals (both strategic messaging and original content)
  • Development of KPMG's profile within the marketplace via industry involvement, contribution to internal and external publications, and presentation at conferences and industry events
Practice Development
The successful candidate will help develop our internal teams through:
  • Training and mentoring of staff and contributing to the overall skills enhancement and experience of the team
  • Working closely with Senior Managers, Directors and Partners to develop team capacity and capabilities
  • Leading risk management, quality management, and administrative activities
What you bring to the role
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Economics, Computer Science, Planning, Policy, or equivalent professional education. Additionally, an MBA or other post-graduate studies or professional affiliations (e.g. CPA, CFA, P.Eng. PMP, etc.) is preferred, but not required.
  • 10+ years of industry experience
  • A positive, solution-focused mindset
  • Proven capabilities of managing and working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to communicate and effectively engage with a diverse group of clients
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong emotional and organizational intelligence
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to simplify problems and synthesize related content into succinct and clear materials
  • Project planning, feasibility study and business case experience
  • Project/construction management and/or procurement experience with large capital projects
  • Project controls and contract management experience
  • A solid understanding of the lifecycle activities supporting an infrastructure asset
  • Experience with alterative contract types (e.g. DBB, EPC, EPCM, DBFO, PPPs, etc.)
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven track record at managing multiple and competing priorities
  • The ability to travel across Canada, periodically as necessary, is also key to this role.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
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