KPMG’s strategy team in Zurich has grown phenomenally since its establishment 7 years ago. Embedded into KPMG’s Global Strategy Group (GSG) network, the Zurich office has quickly developed into one of the fastest-growing teams within the KPMG network. As an engagement manager at GSG in Switzerland, you will be a critical contributor to the team’s continued aggressive growth agenda over the coming years, which will offer exciting career opportunities for the successful applicant.
Your contribution to KPMG
Manage strategy projects end-to-end, across a range of GSG core propositions, such as buy-side and sell-side M&A strategy (e.g. commercial due diligence, operational due diligence, separation/carve-out due diligence, synergy assessments), growth strategy (organic and inorganic) or sustainability strategy. In your role as engagement manager, you will be our clients’ key contact on a day-to-day basis, reporting directly to the responsible project partner
Manage a team of (Senior) Consultants on a project and make the team thrive. Outside of projects, contribute to the personal development of our consultants through mentoring and coaching
Manage client relationships with top management stakeholders in an international environment
Provide high-quality deliverables, respecting deadlines and monitoring budget costs while executing projects
Contribute to our commercial success by identifying business development opportunities and by preparing and pitching proposals
5-7 years professional experience in strategy consulting (MBBs, Big 4 or leading boutique), in-house business development/strategy functions, or general business management, with evidence of high performance and extraordinary professional achievements
Demonstrated project experience with commercial due diligence, operational due diligence, carve-out/separation due diligence, growth strategy, sustainability strategy etc.
Proven ability to lead and manage projects as well as profitability
Strong ability to synthesize heterogenous sources of information (qualitative and quantitative) into a coherent narrative and communicate it succinctly to C-level stakeholders
Strong functional understanding of at least one of the key industries of the Swiss economy (e.g. industrial manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, FMCG, financial services) and strong general business acumen
Intellectual curiosity and resourcefulness, paired with a willingness to take (calculated) risks and which does not fear “speaking truth to power”
Ability to work under pressure, tight deadlines and with top management stakeholders
Fluent in English, other languages are an advantage (especially German, French or Italian)
Offerd Salary120,000 CHF