• Philadelphia , PA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join our Trade and Customs practice.


* Lead client SAP Global Trade Services (GTS) projects to produce the required outputs (gap analysis, strategic roadmap/blueprint development), meeting required standard of quality within the specified constraints of time and cost
* Follow the KPMG project lifecycle processes from inception to completion using standard project lifecycle practices
* Help to ensure key project components are in place such as setting up appropriate project organization, a clear statement of requirements and benefits, planning and scheduling project activities, controlling the execution of project plans, managing risk and quality, configuration management, and change control
* Direct and motivate the project team, while planning and monitoring the project with regards to time, cost and resources when delivering the required outputs
* Prepare and stage project, if necessary create exception plans in conjunction with project team while partnering with the client program management, and Project Management Office; report and present to the client program management through status reports and stage assessments as a good and fair arbiter, understanding different perspectives when project situations arise and representing all best interests to find a solution


* A minimum of eight years of project management experience, business process analysis and redesign experience
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
* CBL (Customs Broker's License), CUSICO (Certified U.S. Import Compliance Officer), CUSICO (Certified U.S. Implort Compliance Officer, CUSECO (Certifed U.S. Export Compliance Office, CCS (Certified Customs Specialist), CPA or JD/LLM. (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)
* Experience in the delivery of a wide variety of IT and related technology projects, and the use of project management tools such as ASAP and MS Project
* Proven written and oral communications skills; strong interpersonal skills with experience working with diverse teams to client, vendor and KPMG consulting personnel
* Experience working in a professional services environment preferred
* Knowledge and/or experience implementing ERP solutions to include SAP ECC, Oracle or JD Edwards (JDE); GTM solutions such as SAP GTS, Amber Road, Integration Point or Oracle GTM

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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