Analyst - Global Strategy Group - Aerospace & Defence
The Role KPMG’s Global Strategy Group (GSG) is looking at hiring a number of exceptional candidates, across grades, to join their London and Bristol offices. The team is looking to attract professional, talented individuals who have a passion for identifying and creating innovative solutions for clients. Responsibilities: • Work as part of a team to address complex market, strategic, operational and organisational issues. • Design and execute financial analyses (including high level modelling capability) to support development of strategic insights (including consideration of market development, organisational options and responses, capacity/ capability-building requirements etc.) • Conceive and undertake primary and secondary research to help clients assess the impact of the above on their organisations. • Develop business cases and business plans underpinned by robust financial analysis in support of strategic initiatives. • Lead work-stream and analysis on engagements and take responsibility for small teams when required. • Contribute to the delivery and presentation of client deliverables. • Work collaboratively with client staff and management, often working in joint teams in the development of and delivery of recommendations. Present findings to senior client management. • Be involved in business development activity, showing initiative in building relationships with clients during engagements and while at client site. • Contribute to thought leadership and knowledge management to support practice development. The Person The successful candidates typically will have experience of working for a strategy house, big 4 firm, public-sector organisation or central strategy / corporate development team of a large company. You will have a strong understanding of the value drivers within the Aerospace & Defence sector and will demonstrate the ability to work effectively, influence and challenge senior people (client and internal), in the Aerospace & Defence sector, whilst working on a project or business development initiative Qualifications and Skills: • Intellectual mobility, inquisitiveness and an ability to work independently; be comfortable developing answers and solutions often when the client requirement remains unclear, or changes. • Goal driven - focused on helping the client to understand issues and resolve key questions; ability to drive through to an outcome and to gain stakeholder support in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity. • Strong numerical and analytical skills combined with sound commercial acumen. • A pragmatic and logical approach to analysis and problem solving. • Personal drive to deliver results within tight deadlines. • Ability to assess technical information to distil the key strategic insights and convey these succinctly, clearly and confidently orally and in written form. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, using approaches such as problem statements, hypotheses generation, storyboarding, etc. to make an impact. • Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different engagement types, working hours and work environments and locations. • Language skills would be a strong bonus.