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Senior Consultant - Global Infrastructure Advisory

Calgary, AB
Full Time
6 days ago

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
    • Working on and leading multi-disciplinary teams on a variety of projects
    • Perform research, data gathering and analysis
    • Communicating with different parties such as clients and other advisors

  • Preparing deliverables and advising our clients on items related to:
    • Infrastructure planning and strategy
    • Feasibility, business case and market analysis
    • Procurement options analysis
    • Project risk assessment, including identification and quantification of risks
    • Project governance and project management frameworks
    • Commercial structuring of complex contracts
    • Procurement and process management
    • Contract management
    • Project implementation advice through design and construction
    • Project controls (cost, schedule and risk management; change control; and reporting)

  • Business Development:
    • 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

  • Practice Development:
    • 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

  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, architecture, business, commerce, economics, math, planning, or similar area
  • 5-10 years of experience in a relevant industry
  • Understanding of construction contracts, procurement of major projects, design and project management
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to communicate and effectively engage with a diverse group of clients
  • 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
  • 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

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support at email: or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 Option 3. KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant's individual accessibility needs.

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