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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
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