Associate Director / Manager, Project Management, IT Advisory

Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Associate Director / Manager, Project Management, IT Advisory

Location: Hong Kong

At KPMG's Consulting practice, we do not limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. We deliver both. Our Hong Kong division is the fastest growing within KPMG China and represents a young and enthusiastic team that always pushes for success. Since our inception, we have acquired in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad range of sectors and services.

Project Advisory is a group within Management Consulting which draws together expertise in the programme and project management disciplines, and leads the market in the following areas:

- Project management advisory
- Programme management
- Portfolio management
- Programme and project office
- Project recovery
- Program and project assurance
- Project scheduling
- Benefits management

- Execute projects to the highest quality, meeting and exceeding clients’ expectations
- Develop contacts within client teams and within KPMG as a whole
- Support the development of business opportunities with new and existing clients, including with bid proposals and contract/commercial management
- Contribute and share knowledge and experience to support the development of other team members
- Continue to develop your area of expertise and manage your own development by continuously learning from experience and seeking out development opportunities


- We expect prospective managers to have most of the following:
- A track record of delivering high-quality projects and assignments, with a focus on delivering measurable business improvements
- Previous experience implementing complex projects / solutions
- Experience with the complete systems development life cycle (SDLC) including business case and business requirement gathering, process mapping, functional specification, third-party system integrator management, configuration and release management, and test management including functional and user acceptance testing
- Experience with various project management areas including scheduling, cost control, scope & change management, stakeholder management, risk management, and vendor management
- Ability to meet challenging milestones within time, cost and quality constraints
- Evidence of managing multiple tasks and priorities, able to delegate, and good at coaching and managing staff
- Ability to work efficiently and deliver pragmatic and high-quality outcomes
- Experience with scheduling complex project interdependencies and good MS Project skills
- An understanding of management information and data warehousing principles to help guide and steer data analysis, gather management information / data requirements and create clear and insightful assumptions
- Willing and able to work on detailed data analysis and definitions, i.e. to perform data quality analyses on source data and to write up data definitions (descriptions, syntax, quality requirements, updated frequencies, etc.)
- Experience or good understanding of data management/governance, data quality assessment methodologies and approaches, i.e. experience with implementing, running or carrying out a role within a formal data governance process
- Solid problem solving skills; and the ability to analyse complex data, investigate and identify core issues and root causes, and evaluate and reach appropriate conclusions / solutions
- Ability to do a process redesign using Lean or Six Sigma techniques would be beneficial

Successful candidates should

- Be proactive and enthusiastic self-starters who can help turn clients’ aspirations and ideas into reality
- Have integrity and the ability to quickly build trust amongst colleagues and clients
- Display commercial awareness in their ability to identify opportunities to grow the business
- Be team players with the ability to deliver projects and work within integrated, multidisciplinary project teams
- Be driven and resilient to overcome challenges or setbacks to achieve the goals of the team/project/clients
- Be strong communicators with the personal skills to build strong and lasting client relationships
- Communicate with impact in an open, honest, consistent and clear manner
- Take personal responsibility and accountability for their work  
- At least one of the following qualifications is required:
  - PMP, Prince2 Practitioner, or other internationally recognised project management qualification
  - MBA or other post graduate qualification 

We offer successful candidates an attractive remuneration package and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment.

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Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (HKICPA)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Technical Skills

  • Change Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Management
  • Data Warehousing
  • Management Consulting
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Scheduling
  • Six Sigma
  • Test Management
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Vendor Management