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KPMG Senior Specialist, Solution Management in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Senior Specialist, Solution Management

Requisition Number: 59135 - 31

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: IL

City: Chicago

Description:

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Specialist to join our KPMG Spectrum practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Contact for client and market interactions as a solution specialist, developing effective feedback loops that translate into value-add and improved feature capabilities for the end-to-end solution offering; encompassing people, process and technology

  • Supports solutions team in driving the day-to-day management of deliverables for a cross-functional team across the areas of product engineering, service delivery and go-to-market, for new solution development and existing solution management activities

  • Assists in driving solution roadmap evolution using client segmentation, market research, consortiums and internal business team knowledge to refine plans, specifications and designs

  • Works with the solution team on special projects relating to the assessment of solutions, including financial analysis, competitor analysis, market research and development of business case inputs

  • Supports solution team in sales enablement and pursuits for assigned solutions, including providing input to training and marketing content, proposal responses, demo coordination, pricing facilitation and pipeline management activities

  • Helps Solution Leadership with governance and reporting for solution portfolio

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of recent relevant work experience related to Product Management, Program Management, Solution Development and/or Service Delivery, preferably for a technology services company

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, business management or business information systems

  • Strong analytical, judgment, interpersonal and organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Solid project management skills and ability to present work to executive stakeholders

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

  • Ability to travel as necessary

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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