Senior Consultant - Project Risk Consulting

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG Australia
  • 22 Apr 18

See job description for details

  • Opportunity to be involved in many interesting construction and infrastructure projects across Australia
  • Access and exposure to executive and board-level clients
  • Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture
KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

KPMG's Project Risk Consulting team works with organisations investing in long term construction and infrastructure projects, to help protect them against major delays, cost overruns, waste and irregularities. Due to recent growth, the Sydney and Melbourne teams are looking to hire team members to contribute to this fast-growing practice.

Your new role

As a member of the Project Risk Consulting team, you could expect to assist clients by:
  • Analysing process steps in the appraisal, selection, establishment and delivery of major projects
  • Giving project owners real-time, objective feedback on project progress to mitigate cost escalation, schedule extensions, quality and scope adjustments and other project risks
  • Developing structured work plans for monitoring key stakeholder outputs based on sound industry practices, first-hand industry knowledge and an impressive track record in big projects
You bring to the role

In order to be considered for this opportunity you will:
  • Possess a commercial, contract management, engineering or science qualification ideally coupled with a business-related post graduate qualification (not essential)
  • Have experience in project management and project delivery resulting in commercial management, risk management, estimating and schedule management skills
  • Demonstrate consulting and advisory skills such as excellent communication skills as well as influencing and stakeholder management
What we offer you

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of KPMG and its ongoing success. So if you want a career where you can use your deep expertise to deliver real results, talk to us first.

Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online.

Advertised: 11 Apr 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

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