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KPMG Nigeria Graduate & Exp. Job Recruitment (7 Positions)

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​KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organisations within the Nigerian business community.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Corporate Communications Lead

Location: Lagos

Engagement Type: Graduate Hire

Region: EMA

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility is to manage, develop, coordinate, maintain and disseminate the Firm’s Knowledge Management processes and resources. Primary focus is to update content that will aid in business development and knowledge on all market indicators.
  • Communication strategist for KPMG’s Executive Office leaders both internally and externally.
  • Coordinate the Firm’s external branding and corporate communication activities
  • Ensure effective communications of key corporate messages within the organization at various locations – advertising and image building, change and corporate culture, communication policy, building a communication culture.
  • Content and strategy manager for the KPMG Social Media platforms; § coordinator and correspondence manager for the various units and practices.
  • Developing, managing, maintaining and measuring/reporting on selected engagement platforms and channels in line with the function’s mandate.
  • Developing and executing strategic communication plans, policies and guidelines relating to issue, risk and crises management, and measurement thereof including liaison with Global counterparts.
  • Assist division knowledge managers to develop knowledge management strategies and process suited to their needs, ensuring adherence to brand central and Brand regulatory compliance in capturing and submitting high quality and value content to the micro web.
  • Assist practitioners in navigating knowledge bases and creating content documents according to standards. Edit commentary/interpretations of content experts and internal submissions.
  • Gaining and maintaining familiarity with KPMG key contacts and communication lines
  • Implementation of Marketing Plans for and Events for KPMG Nigeria
  • Assist with monitoring documents submitted to the micro web for compliance with brand and image regulatory policies, procedures and practices, and ensure that high quality standards and taxonomy are enforced.
  • Assist in training staff in knowledge management competency by adapting training materials provided by Knowledge Management Support
  • Work in partnership with other units to evolve the Lagos internal intranet/ extranet as a valued and much used channel for knowledge and sharing information.

Monitor and maintain subscription to the following:

  • UNDB Online
  • Fortune Magazine, Economist, Time, Newsweek, Harvard Business Review
  • Business Directories
  • The Banker

Qualification and Skills

  • First degree in Social Sciences or Arts or its equivalent
  • 7-9 years in related field

Functional/Technical Skills:

  • Organizational and coordination ability
  • Web management and development skills (html, css and JavaScript)
  • Social Media Measurement and analysis tools; Google certified etc
  • Technology appreciation, including a working understanding of Microsoft Office Share Point Server
  • Good Computer skills, Searching the internet
  • Behavioral Skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in diverse teams
  • Strong relationship building and networking skills
  • Performance Measures/Feedback
  • Timeliness of deliverables related to research

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
2.) Data Scientist (Advisory)

Location: Lagos

Responsibilities

  • KPMG’s Data & Analytics professionals have earned that trust with a business-first approach focused on solving complex C-level business imperatives with analytics. We help clients address their long-term, strategic objectives. We combine our heritage of deep industry and process knowledge with innovative capabilities and proven solutions to help clients make better, faster decisions in all areas of their business to accelerate results.
  • Analyze and model structured data using advanced statistical methods and implement algorithms and software needed to perform analyses
  • Build recommendation engines, spam classifiers, sentiment analyzers and classifiers for unstructured and semi-structured data
  • Develop churn management, Customer Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Next Best Offer and other recommendation machine learning models and algorithms
  • Perform explanatory data analyses, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare and analyze historical data and identify patterns
  • Oversee the deployment of machine learning, natural language, and statistical analysis methods, such as classification, collaborative filtering, association rules, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, time-series analysis, regression, statistical inference, and validation methods
  • Design and implement cognitive computing/AI applications using some combination of the following commercial and open source platforms and libraries including Microsoft AI, Google AI, AWS AI, IBM Watson, Tensor flow, etc.
  • Participate in client engagements focused on big data and advanced business analytics, in diverse domains such as product development, marketing research, public policy, optimization, and risk management; communicate results and educate others through reports and presentations. Candidate should be open to working across industry groups including financial services, consumer markets, energy and natural resources, telecoms and public sector
  • Supervise and build capacity of junior members of the Data & Analytics team

Capabilities:

  • Strong knowledge in the following fields: predictive analytics and machine learning, natural language processing (NLP), Artificial intelligence (AI), data visualization, statistical modeling and data mining
  • Problem solving ability through the use and/or development of algorithms, models, testing, etc.
  • Strong understanding and ability to deploy supervised and unsupervised learning techniques including decision trees, ensemble methods, random forests, logistic regression, neural networks, SVM, Unsupervised learning & clustering, K-‘means, etc.
  • Strong knowledge and ability to leverage big data tools to cluster large amount of data and process data in distributed, large-scale environments. Familiarity with distributed data processing environments such as Amazon EC2, Storm, Hadoop and Spark will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in Python, R, Java, C++ or similar object oriented programming language
  • Proficiency and working experience with at least, one statistical modelling tool (such as SAS, Alteryx etc.)
  • Strong data cleaning and transformation skills to ensure available data is suitable for modelling
  • Strong communication skills – ability to explain technical concepts to the non-technical professionals/ client personnel

Experience and Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years of professional experience working as a Data Scientist in a practical problem-oriented business area
  • Strong experience in analytics, statistics, data mining, machine learning, natural language processing and/or mathematics
  • Master’s degree or doctorate degree in Business Analytics, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or related fields
  • Minimum of second class upper in your first degree
  • Must be between 28 – 35 years old.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
3.) Corporate Social Responsibility Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Execute CSR plans, initiatives and activities in line with the firm’s CSR programme

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed CSR work plans based on the firm’s CSR programme.
  • Coordinate and execute CSR activities in line with the approved CSR plan and proactively manage issues / challenges that may occur.
  • Research and monitor social trends to identify CSR opportunities and key issues to be leveraged
  • Identify and manage a network of professional relationships with key stakeholders including strategic partners such educational institutions, health facilities, government agencies etc., community leaders, non-profit organizations, and CSR recipients.
  • Act as the main point of contact between internal and external stakeholders
  • Engage internal stakeholders on CSR activities to obtain support and buy-in
  • Collaborate with multiple divisions / units across the firm to ensure timely delivery on CSR initiatives.
  • Coordinate the development and update of CSR promotional materials including press releases, newsletters, email announcements, planned publications, on-line, intranet, video, etc.
  • Conduct an assessment of CSR initiatives to determine impact and continued relevance, and make recommendations to the CSR committee on findings.
  • Monitor and develop periodic reports on implementation status of CSR activities
  • Develop the annual CSR report on activities and performance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head, Markets Operations and CSR Partner

Skills, Experience and Competencies

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Very good stakeholder management and engagement skills
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Ability to prioritize conflicting priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to use MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Project)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Strong sense of job ownership i.e. responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • About 3-5 years CSR experience within a corporate environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaborative.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
4.) KPMG Nigeria Graduate Recruitment (Accounting Managed Services)

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • KPMG is seeking to hire exceptional graduates who will be part of a dynamic team in the Internal Audit & Risk Compliance Unit (IARCS).
  • The KPMG IARCS unit is a clear market leader in the provision of governance, risk and compliance services.
  • The team works with several clients across various industries to provide internal audit outsourcing services, review and design of corporate governance, diagnostic review and design of enterprise risk management services, etc.

Requirements

  • Second Class Upper in any discipline
  • Age range of candidates will be between 28 and 35
  • Successful completion of Accounting Skill-based Aptitude Test
  • Successful completion of the Assessment center /Interview and Partner Interview
  • 5 credits at O’Levels in one sitting, including Mathematics and English

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
5.) Change Management Consultant

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The consultant will participate in the delivery of change management solutions to address clients’ change/transformation efforts
  • This will involve supporting clients to manage changes to business processes, systems and technology, organization structures, job roles, etc.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Participate actively in the execution of change management engagements by carrying out the following:
  • Engage clients’ stakeholders and assess client data to obtain a clear understanding of the rationale for the change
  • Assess organizational readiness for change; Identify and analyze the risks arising from clients’ proposed change initiatives
  • Conduct detailed change assessments to identify processes and jobs that will be impacted by the clients’ change initiatives
  • Develop change management strategies based on considerations of the client’s environment, stakeholder needs, and the desired future state
  • Design and execute stakeholder engagement plans, communication plans and campaigns
  • Develop and deliver learning solutions that will support organizational change
  • Develop deliverables and reports that document insights obtained, actionable plans and appropriate migration strategies for sustaining change efforts

Job Requirements

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Minimum of a First Degree in Human Resources or related Social Science discipline
  • 3 – 5 years’ relevant work experience related to change management or human resource consulting
  • Previous experience in organizational change efforts
  • Proficiency in using MS Office tools especially MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Project,
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good stakeholder management and engagement skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
6.) Senior Manager/Manager – Deal Advisory

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The successful candidate will be required to lead Deal Advisory projects by managing engagement deliverables, timelines and budgets.
  • Key responsibilities include deal origination, conducting independent business reviews and working on complex restructuring engagements in all industry sectors.
  • Additionally, the individual will be expected to assist with business development by developing industry research, thought leaderships, proposals, presentations, reports and effective business networking.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identification of key issues and carrying out the relevant financial analysis
  • Undertaking large engagements, reporting to Partner, with their limited supervision Preparation of good TS reports, including review of sections compiled by other team members on the job
  • Active participation in compiling industry research, thought leadership and proposal materials for business development activities
  • Contribution to the effective working of the team and development of team morale Ensuring that risk documentation is completed for all jobs on a timely basis as per the applicable T&R technical/risk management policies.

Technical Experience:

  • Strategic planning for public and private sector organizations
  • Feasibility study preparation
  • Financial modeling and analysis

Report/Presentation Development:

  • Producing clear and concise reports that follow a logical structure
  • Developing client presentations that are tailored to the audience and capture the salient points of the topic presented

Financial Analysis:

  • Developing financial models as required, to prepare financial projections (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, etc.)
  • Reviewing financial models developed by other team members and providing feedback
  • Articulating key relevant financial metrics (e.g. IRR, NPV) that are based on assumptions specific to the engagement
  • Presenting financial analysis in a reader-friendly manner to highlight most important take-always for the client.

Engagement Structuring:

  • Guiding development of analytical framework as required for the engagements
  • Ensuring comprehensive analysis of core and peripheral issues relevant to the engagements
  • Validating data sources to ensure credibility of analysis and final deliverables

Qualifications and Skills

  • A first degree with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in any discipline from a reputable institution
  • An M.Sc. (Corporate Finance, Economics, Management), MBA or any of their equivalents from a leading business school
  • Possession of a Certified Financial Analyst or a Professional Accountant qualification
  • For Experienced Managers, a minimum of eight (8) years’ post-NYSC experience in a similar position in a leading professional services Firm (preferably a Big Four member).Deal Advisory or Transaction services experience will be an advantage
  • For Senior Managers, a minimum of ten (10) years’ post-NYSC experience in a similar position in a leading professional services Firm (preferably a Big Four member).Deal Advisory or Transaction services experience will be an advantage
  • High ethical standards and proven integrity
  • Excellent persuasive and negotiation skills
  • Strong numerate skills and good business acumen
  • Good research and documentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Articulate, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver on multiple tasks within tight timelines in a client-driven environment
  • Strong people management and project management skills
  • A very strong sense of ownership with every assigned task
  • Ability to work independently (without supervision)
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Knowledge of IFRS will be an advantage

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
7.) Chief Executive Officer – Payment Solutions

Location: Lagos

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree or its equivalent, while a Master’s degree with relevant professional certification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience, with at least five (5) years in a senior management position in a similar or comparable institution
  • Experience in payments, financial services/ banking, including agency banking, sales and distribution and/or the telecoms sector is preferable
  • Track record of successful management/ administration of regional or national distribution network(s)
  • Extensive and working knowledge of retail business and sales channel development.

Skills / Competency Requirements:

  • Banking or Payment services experience.
  • Key negotiation skills.
  • Risk management knowledge
  • Corporate governance
  • Experience in managing trade outlets.
  • Thorough understanding of agency business.
  • Sound understanding of the banking industry.
  • Information technology savvy.
  • Good understanding of online learning platform for product trainings.
  • Thorough knowledge of channel development and management
  • Working knowledge of banking product management
  • Hands-on attitude and self–starting disposition
  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve results
  • Good business and commercial awareness
  • Adept Stakeholder management skills (especially with relevant regulators)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to foster and sustain relationships with stakeholders, peers and executives
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online
Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

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