KPMG LLP is seeking a Senior Consultant to join our growing Deal Advisory - Infrastructure Advisory practice in Calgary, Alberta.
Over the past 30 years, our Global Infrastructure Advisory practice has become the largest and fastest growing of its kind in Canada due to our deep and specialized knowledge and skills, and unrelenting commitment to client service excellence. As leaders of the industry, we are passionate about earning client trust. We take deep personal accountability in measuring success from the only perspective that matters – that of our clients.
When you work with us, you are working with a multi-disciplinary team of accountants, project financiers, economists, engineers, construction managers, capital markets advisors, project managers, asset manager professionals, stakeholder and government relations specialists.
Overview of the opportunity:
This is a junior position for professionals with up to 5 years of industry experience.
The successful candidate will assist in the delivery of high quality services to top tier public and private sector clients. Working in a team, the Senior Consultant will advise on major capital projects for government (federal, provincial and municipal) as well as the private sector across a wide variety of sectors including mining, power and utilities, oil and gas, accommodation, transportation, waste to energy, and water and wastewater.
What you will do:
Client Services Engagements
Advising public and private sector clients in:
Infrastructure planning and strategy
Feasibility, business case and market analysis
Procurement options analysis
Project risk assessment, including identification and quantification of risks through Monte Carlo analysis
Project governance and project management frameworks
Commercial structuring of complex contracts
Coordinating legal, financial and/or technical teams
Procurement and process management
Project implementation advice through design and construction
Project controls (cost, schedule and risk management; change control; and reporting)
Support business development regionally and nationally within the practice in both public and private sector markets
Actively participate in responding to Requests for Proposal for advisory mandates on infrastructure projects
Support development of KPMG’s profile within the marketplace through industry involvement, contribution to internal and external publications, and presentation at conferences and industry events
Contribute to the overall skills enhancement and experience of the team
At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities of their job. Likewise, from time to time, people need extra time to devote to personal matters, and our flexible approach provides for this.
What you bring to the role:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Commerce (combined with an MBA is preferred, but not required)
2-5 years of industry experience
Project/construction management and/or procurement experience with large capital projects
Project controls and contract management experience
A solid understanding of the lifecycle activities supporting an infrastructure asset
Experience with various contract types: e.g. DBB, DB, EPC, EPCM, DBFO
Experience drafting business plans (preferred, but not required)
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Proven capability of working within a multi-disciplinary team
Demonstrated initiative and ability to communicate and effectively engage with a diverse group of clients
Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Proven track record at “juggling” multiple and competing priorities
Ability to travel within Canada and abroad, as necessary