KPMG Director, Innovation Lab in New York, New York

Business Title: Director, Innovation Lab

Requisition Number: 66868

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: NY

City: New York

Description:

The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide 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 Director to join our Innovation Lab.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and facilitate thinking workshops with team members from the innovation lab, clients, and industry and practice leadership

  • Design, set up, and facilitate sessions in multiple industries

  • Synthesize and capture in real time and within a multi-industry, multi-practice context

  • Design and facilitate effectively with team members and C-level executives in trends insights and design thinking sessions; including agenda design, session setup, facilitation, real time capture and production of session deliverables

  • Design thinking toolkit including quick reference cards and other materials

  • Effectively identify follow up opportunities, build compelling proposals, and close deals; help ensure that scope, deliverables, and budget are documented and that codes are secured for all projects

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of seven years of experience in designing and delivering collaborative sessions with clients; previous experience with facilitating sessions for senior leaders/clients is preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in business studies from an accredited college/university

  • Ability to work in an agile, adaptable, dynamic, fast-paced environment; ability to deal with complexity and ambiguity, and understand the work the team does to apply design thinking to solve complex business challenges

  • Demonstrated skills in building relationships and working effectively with all levels of the firm including senior leadership and partners

  • Strong business development skills and knowledge of Microsoft Power Point, Word, Excel and Outlook; ability to learn new analytical tools

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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