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Director- Project Risk Consulting

KPMG Australia - Sydney, NSW

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Apply now Job no: 510605
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney
Division: Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting

  • Partner with clients on exciting major infrastructure projects
  • Build your expertise by advising executive stakeholders
  • Make a difference by contributing to the development of sustainable energy and natural resources projects across utilities, mining and oil and gas for building a stronger and more prosperous Australia
  • Contribute and 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, strategically partner with our clients to increase their likelihood of success by addressing challenges in developing and delivering major infrastructure projects and program of works, by providing practical and reliable project support services including:

  • Project Assurance
  • Cost Estimation (Capex and Opex)
  • Integrated Project Controls
  • EPMO and PMO development & implementation

Due to recent growth, the Sydney team is looking to appoint a Director to contribute to this fast-growing and inspiring practice.

As a Director within the growing Project Risk Consulting team, you could expect to assist clients by advising and leading teams to deliver:

  • project assurance assignments in project governance including cost estimation, scheduling, qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, project controls and reporting;
  • development of realistic cost and timing of projects, providing assurance and governance, so informed investment decisions can be made;
  • development and implementation of the best industry practice project controls processes, procedures and tools;
  • provide project controls support services;
  • analysis in turnaround of troubled projects;
  • Supporting clients in improving their internal project controls capabilities;
  • Supporting in relevant data-driven initiatives to capture, analyse and use of market data for continuous improvement and risk-based decision making;
  • Analysing process steps in the appraisal, selection, establishment and delivery of major infrastructure projects in major utilities (power, gas, water), mining and oil and gas.

The ideal applicant will have

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering (civil, structural, mechanical) or Quantity Surveying or Construction Management or Project Management
  • Minimum 8+ years’ post graduate experience in the provision of pre and post contract construction programming/scheduling/project controls services for major utilities (power, gas, water) infrastructure projects or mining infrastructure projects.
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a Project Controls function across schedule, cost, risk and change control
  • Appropriate skills in procedures for Project Controls implementation and management, including Earned Value (EV) and progress measurement
  • Knowledge of best industry practice Project Management, Project Controls and Risk/Contingency Management (e.g. PMBOK, Total Cost Management AACE, ISO 31000, RES Contingency Guideline, etc.)
  • Appropriate association memberships and recognition of expertise (e.g. MIEAus, RES, AACEi, ACES, AIQS, RICS, RMIA, PMI, APM)
  • Knowledge in relevant software, e.g. Primavera P6, Asta Powerproject, MSP, CostX, Expert Estimation, @Risk, Acumen Fuse/Risk and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) platforms
  • Knowledge in delay analysis, claims and dispute resolution is highly regarded
  • The ability and confidence to prepare comprehensive reports, present and engage with clients at all levels
  • The ability to assist in the creation and maintenance of strong client relationships as well as to identify new business opportunities
  • Problem solving skills to tackle issues and reach conclusions
  • Demonstrate consulting and advisory skills and experience, with business development related activities considered very favourably

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 are committed to make a difference by contributing to the development of sustainable transport, energy, water and telecommunications infrastructure projects for building a stronger and more prosperous Australia.

We are proud to be consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and for our achievements in LGBT+ workplace inclusion.

Our commitment to ‘Flexibility’ allows our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal or family life. Explore the links below to hear our people share their experience @ KPMG:

Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary!

Advertised: 16 Dec 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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