Job Vacancy Manager, IT Professional Services KPMG

Job title: Manager, IT Professional Services

Company: KPMG

Job description: Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Category Management Lead for IT Professional Services to join KPMG’s Strategic Sourcing and Procurement team.


  • Provide sourcing category expertise in IT Professional Services, outsourcing and develop category strategies based on rigorous analysis of spend data, supply market dynamics, category intelligence, and business requirements
  • Perform complex data analysis and build financial models (i.e., ROI, NPV, supplier scorecards, savings tracking, make vs. buy decision models); execute strategic sourcing projects using common sourcing practices to deliver exceptional total value in partnership with key stakeholders across the firm
  • Implement strategies to best manage the supply base for the IT professional services category, reviewing suppliers against contracted obligations/service levels, risk requirements & business expectations; develop and execute negotiation strategies to maximize total value and minimize risks; strong understanding of contract terms and techniques for driving value and managing risks
  • Partner with the business to build influence, evaluate and challenge the status quo; educate and enforce compliance to procurement policies and ensure adoption; build strong trusting relationships with business partners
  • Work with suppliers and key stakeholders to manage supplier performance and develop new capabilities; provide suppliers feedback on performance, continuous improvement, and innovation; identify performance issues and determine root cause and work with internal stakeholders and suppliers to drive to an efficient resolution
  • Lead, support and conduct successful negotiations; work with legal and other areas to ensure proper representation and enforcement of critical terms and conditions


  • Minimum five years of related work experience in sourcing, contract negotiation, supplier management, outsourcing, and project management experience demonstrating success in positions of increasing complexity; combination of management consulting & line role experience desired
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university; master’s degree from an accredited college/university is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative and influencing skills to effectively navigate a complex management and organization structure with a high degree of ambiguity; ability to work effectively with suppliers, project team members, project sponsors, functional leads, and senior management
  • Solid organizational and time management & project management skills and the ability to execute on multiple projects, RFXs and contract negotiations simultaneously; demonstrated analytical, financial, problem solving, organization, and project management skills to include stakeholder and meeting facilitation skills

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, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The contains further information regarding the firm’s compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 25 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) Capital Accumulation Plan
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Mortgage Assistance Program
  • [email protected] Program
  • MetLife Legal Plan

Expected salary:

Location: USA

Job date: Thu, 09 Jun 2022 06:11:00 GMT

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