[Vacancy]: Technical Capacity Building & institutional Strengthening Needed at KPMG

Job Description

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Business development – A lead role in business development strategy design and implementation. Generating new business, building and cultivating strong business relationships, and exhibiting technical and operational leadership to deliver quality, client-centric solutions.
  • Client/project management – Lead/manage multiple projects or programs through the direction of a team of professionals and with the contribution of cross-divisional specialists. This includes support on negotiations, contractual arrangements, and delivery of engagement
  • Develop a portfolio of clients by building and maintaining strategic relationships with senior stakeholders of existing or new clients. Maintain awareness of market trends, competitor activity, and products/services
  • Risk management – Ensure full compliance with KPMG’s quality, risk, and management requirements.
  • Any other tasks that will be assigned to you.


Academic/Professional Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least 15 years of working experience in the international development sector or working with development finance institutions, preferably in Africa;
  • Proven experience in managing project teams in a development or professional services firm;
  • At least 10 years of experience/knowledge in designing and delivering capacity building and institutional development assignments as a subject matter expert;
  • Track record of success in writing proposals and winning engagements;
  • A relevant academic qualification: a Bachelor’s degree or other relevant degree. A postgraduate qualification in Business, Governance, Finance, or a related field would be essential.
  • Established relationships and networks with development partners and other players in the development space such as bilateral or multilateral development institutions and foundations.
  • Well-developed presentation, proposal, and report writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Personal attributes:

  • Good communication (written and verbal), numeracy, presentation, and analytical skills
  • IT proficiency, especially Microsoft Office
  • An eye for detail
  • Team player with leadership capability
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills

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