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Senior Manager, People & Change

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The Opportunity

Our People & Change team in Vancouver is looking for a motivated and high-performing Sr. Manager specialized in Human Resources Transformation to deliver client engagements across a range of industries (preference for candidates with healthcare experience).

People & Change consulting is a fast-growing business. We offer high-performing professionals a clear career path with opportunities for advancement. Our people gain knowledge and experience in diverse domains of human capital, such as Future of Work, Inclusion and Diversity, Digital HR Operations, and others, applied in a range of workplace environments and business contexts.

The culture of our team is collegial, inclusive, and supportive. We are a tight-knit group, working together across local and national lines.

What you will do
  • Provide leadership and operational advice to engagement teams and clients in the areas of HR transformation, organization design and effectiveness, change management, performance measurement, talent management, workforce planning, workplace of the future, inclusion and diversity, return to work and employee experience.
  • Provide expert guidance to clients in defining and executing their HR transformation strategies. Collaborate with senior leadership to align HR with overall business goals.
  • Manage day-to-day interactions with stakeholders: Develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; and establish and sustain long-term relationships with clients at a senior level.
  • Talent development: Develop high performing people and teams by being a counselor and coach for junior team members, provide input into the staffing process, participate in staff recruitment and retention activities, and provide support for delivery teams and staff.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with clients and peers and partners.
  • Design and implement innovative solutions to meet client needs using best practice research and intellectual capital materials.
  • Initiate projects by developing project scope, including detailed, task-level work plans and resource, time, and cost estimates, required to successfully implement a viable solution.
  • Identify and develop business opportunities through external and internal networking and leading proposals.
  • Support internal firm development by creating and contributing to new intellectual capital, leading internal teams, and contributing to the development of others.

What you bring to the role
  • Experience in consulting is required, preferably from a Big 4.
  • A minimum of 10 years' progressively responsible broad scope business management experience in consulting firm and/or corporate environment.
  • Successful track record in areas in human resources transformation, target operating models, organization design, organization development, or process improvement.
  • Must have experience in HR system implementation projects
  • Good knowledge of performance measurement practices
Keys to your success
  • Ability and interest in developing new markets and in working in a growing business environment.
  • Professionalism in the execution of tasks.
  • High level of drive, enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Keys to your success
KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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