Manager – International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) at KPMG Nigeria

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. Our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential. At KPMG, we are committed to working with our clients to cut through complexities of the business world – finding solutions and adding value.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Manager – International Development Advisory Services (IDAS)

Auto req ID: 126930BR
Location: Lagos
Function: Advisory – Management Consulting
Service Line: Business Advisory

Job Description    

  • The role will be responsible for engagement delivery, managing programs, and supervising the input from external consultants.
  • The jobholder will also play a support role in deepening client relationships and winning new business.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist management to define, plan and articulate strategies for KPMG Nigeria’s IDAS practice.
  • Manage the development of a database of external consultants that can be leveraged to resource projects as when required.
  • Function as a Project Manager responsible for the delivery of engagements – allocation of tasks to team members, project status reporting, project financial management, etc.
  • Support the development of a pipeline of opportunities through proactive identification, tracking of leads and conversion of opportunities such as expressions of interests and proposals.
  • Build and maintain effective business relationships with clients including donor organizations, development/alliance partners, and external consultants.
  • Provide engagement-level direction to direct reports and external consultants towards the execution of assigned tasks. Perform other tasks as assigned by the Head, IDAS .

Competency and Skill Requirements:

  • Understanding of key trends shaping the development sector, and opportunities available for advisory services.
  • Ability to analyze problems and to develop strategic responses.
  • Strong commercial orientation and ability to identify opportunities.
  • Ability to manage projects and successfully lead teams.
  • Excellent communication, business presentation, and analytical skills.
  • Maintains integrity and professional ethics.

Qualification / Requirements

  • First degree from a reputable tertiary institution
  • A postgraduate degree in a development related discipline will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 7 – 10 years work experience
  • A proven track record of providing programme management and advisory services on donor-funded projects. Key areas of interest include: governance reform, public financial management, health and nutrition, education, and social services

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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