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Manager - Global Infrastructure Advisory

Winnipeg, MB
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Full time
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible


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.


KPMG’s Global Infrastructure Advisory group is seeking a Manager to join our Manitoba practice.


KPMG’s Global Infrastructure Advisory are trusted advisors to governments and infrastructure-intensive public and private sector organizations the world over. Our multi-disciplinary Canadian team is made up of more than 160 engineers, accountants, project managers, economists, and other consulting professionals, many of whom are former owners, contractors, and/or design or construction professionals from industry. We support our clients in planning, delivering, and managing infrastructure assets from cradle to grave, navigating risks and opportunities to deliver value, impact, and results. Our services span the full infrastructure spectrum from economics and policy, to strategy and development, to commercial advisory, to capital delivery, to asset management and operations, to sustainability and resilience. We provide our clients with the insight and perspective strategy to  throughout the asset lifecycle.


In addition, as part of our growing Canadian practice, you will join a team of multi-disciplinary professionals supporting clients locally, regionally and across the country.


What you will do


As the successful candidate, you will be part of the team delivering high quality services to top tier public and private sector clients in Manitoba and beyond. You will advise government (federal, provincial and municipal), as well as the public and private sector across a wide variety of industries and sectors including social infrastructure (health, education, etc.), energy, resources, agri-food, utilities, real estate, and transportation.  You will also assist with business development in western Canada and nationally.


Project Development and Delivery


The services the successful candidate will provide to public and/or private sector clients may include:

  • Infrastructure and operational policy, planning, and strategy
  • Infrastructure and operational needs assessment and benchmarking
  • Feasibility, business case, economic and market analysis
  • Business, operational, and organizational reviews
  • Asset management and/or project performance reviews and healthchecks
  • Capital funding and financing model development and analysis
  • Asset, operational and project risk assessment, including identification and quantification of risks
  • Procurement strategy development, and procurement process management
  • Development and implementation of governance and management frameworks
  • Advisory services related to major organizational transformation (especially those enabled by capital projects or business or technology improvements)

The responsibilities of the successful candidate in delivering these services over the course of specific client engagements will include:

  • Leading and managing teams of KPMG advisory personnel
  • Providing leadership, direction, and guidance to senior and executive level client stakeholders
  • Defining and presenting client materials including status reports, project reports and presentations
  • Actively overseeing the delivery of core analysis responsibilities including primary and secondary research, quantitative data collection and analysis, financial modelling, business analysis, and application of methodologies to achieve client objectives
  • Actively developing materials (frameworks, tools, documentation, etc.) that support improved project delivery
  • Developing and managing work plans with respect to scope, budget, schedule, and quality of work/deliverables

Business Development


The successful candidate will help grow the business through:

  • Leadership in business development activities
  • Development of relationships with other practice areas within KPMG (management consulting, risk consulting, deal advisory, audit and tax) both locally and in other offices
  • Maintenance and development of Trusted Advisor relationships with current and future clients
  • Leading the development of proposals (both strategic messaging and original content)
  • Development of KPMG’s profile within the marketplace via industry involvement, contribution to internal and external publications, and presentation at conferences and industry events

Practice Development


The successful candidate will help develop our internal teams through:

  • Training and mentoring of staff and contributing to the overall skills enhancement and experience of the team
  • Working closely with Senior Managers, Directors and Partners to develop team capacity and capabilities
  • Leading risk management, quality management, and administrative activities

What you bring to the role

You are highly motivated and enthusiastic to take on a variety of challenges and opportunities. You have a strong academic record and are committed to professional development. You are passionate about being involved in your local community and university. You have a proven track record of successfully dealing with competing priorities and deadlines under pressure. You have a strong sense of personal accountability, and are focused on achieving your personal and career goals.

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Economics, Computer Science, Planning, Social Science, Policy, or equivalent professional education. Additionally, an MBA or other post-graduate studies or professional affiliations (e.g. CPA, CFA, P.Eng. PMP, etc.) is preferred, but not required.
  • 5 – 10+ years of industry experience
  • A positive, solution-focused mindset
  • Proven capabilities of managing and working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to communicate and effectively engage with a diverse group of clients
  • The ability to build credibility and rapport with executive and senior level professionals
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong emotional and organizational intelligence
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to simplify problems and synthesize related content into succinct and clear materials
  • Project planning, feasibility study and business case experience
  • Project/asset/operational management experience in infrastructure-intensive environments
  • A solid understanding of the lifecycle activities supporting an infrastructure asset
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven track record at managing multiple and competing priorities
  • The ability to travel across Canada, periodically as necessary, is also key to this role.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best




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