Director, Procurement and Operations Advisory- Utilities

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA
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KPMG clients know our insights and guidance will help them to better understand market dynamics and address the many challenges they face. Improving business performance, turning risk and compliance efforts into opportunities, and creating, enhancing and preserving value are at the core of what we do. Our professionals work with many of the world's leading organizations enabling them to innovate and expand, leverage IT investments, protect financial assets, manage risk, develop winning strategies and boost market confidence. They can count on our relentless execution to help get the job done right. We are currently seeking a Director in Customer & Operations for our Management Consulting practice to join us in our San Francisco office.

- 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 KPMG's services and closing opportunities in the power and utilities industry
- Lead highly skilled client and KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle by leveraging KPMG's P2P/Procurement approaches/frameworks and help 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 Chief Financial Officer 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

- Eight years of external management consulting experience in purchase-to-pay (P2P) services procurement, category management, and contract management processes in the power and utilities industry
- Bachelor's degree in finance, engineering, operations analysis or a related field from an accredited college/university; MBA 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 foundational consulting skills including:
strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills, impactful client presence, compelling facilitation and presentation skills
- Able to travel at a significant level, as needed
KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
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KPMG, an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran. 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). .