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Director - Major Projects Advisory - TSI



12d ago

  • Job
    Expert Level
  • Consulting
  • Birmingham, +3


  • Can generate and lift energy in the team when needed to deliver for our clients.
  • Sound communication skills (both written and oral)
  • An ability to develop sustained relationships both internally and with clients at a senior level.
  • Excellent with diverse and complex stakeholder groups and can convene and lead workshops / chair meetings, confidently ensuring that all perspectives are considered and buy in to the collective solution.
  • Understands that the little details can make a big difference and is self-motivated to deliver to a high standard in tight timeframes.
  • A self-starter who can lead, inspire, and motivate others.
  • Exceptional leadership skills, who is experienced in the deployment of different leadership tools for a given situation.
  • Confidence in dealing with complexity and ambiguity - setting direction and engaging stakeholders.
  • Ability to make decisions of very high complexity, often autonomously and without complete information / facts.
  • Highly reflective of their responsibility and accountability to the team and can self-reflect, adjust their approach where necessary.
  • Has a track record for managing upwards within their business and the businesses of their clients.
  • Possess high levels of self-reflection to take onboard feedback, adjust and start again.
  • Lives by the philosophy that ‘one must be the change you wish to see in the world’ and is therefore able to set the standard for others to follow.


  • Business development
  • Have an already extensive, established personal network within UK construction / infrastructure.
  • Be proficient in leading and delivering winning client pitches.
  • Lead and be accountable for developing propositions and go to market strategies and have a proven track record for doing so.
  • Think strategically: can spot emerging market trends and identify new opportunities and service gaps.
  • Client Delivery & Engagement Management:
  • The role will be client facing and has a direct impact on the reputation and perception of KPMG. The role will also include the end-to-end lifecycle of managing client engagements, using KPMG systems, for which comprehensive training is provided.
  • Existing Big 4 experience is highly preferable, but not essential.
  • Able to clearly communicate a strategy, bringing complex stakeholder groups on the journey, listening to different perspectives, and helping to broker mutually agreeable approaches.
  • Management of project teams to deliver client engagements.
  • Extensive delivery experience and be able to monitor and be accountable for progress against deliverables, team resourcing, wellbeing of the delivery team, etc.
  • Demonstrated proficiency of the financial management of engagements (projects), including budgeting, reporting, and invoicing processes.
  • Management of quality & risk on engagements to meet KPMG’s high standards.
  • Highly experienced and confident communicating with executive level stakeholder groups.
  • Experience of business case development (or early involvement in the capital project lifecycle) and can work closely with clients to develop strategies that target outcomes, and address challenges (such as market capacity), with capital project delivery.
  • Team development & wellbeing:
  • A proven track record, developed over multiple years for leading, developing and mentoring a diverse team to ensure they have the tools and environment needed to succeed.
  • Has significant experience growing a team sustainably and is able to think strategically about future people requirements.
  • Can quickly spot unbalances within the team environment, acting swiftly to put measures in place to address issues.
  • Is an established leader, able to hold the highest level of ethics and experienced having ‘difficult’ discussions with colleagues and clients alike.
  • Building internal network:
  • Is highly collaborative and able to identify and build out joint propositions with other supporting teams.
  • Knows how to develop and get a joint proposition off the ground, taking accountability for leadership and guidance.
  • Can identify and articulate the different roles and skillsets needed to develop and deploy a holistic service to our clients, upholding the highest levels of service at all times.


Mission & Purpose

KPMG is one of the Big 4 accounting firms and provides professional services in the areas of audit, tax, and advisory. With a global presence, they offer a wide range of solutions to help organisations navigate complex business challenges, manage risks, and achieve sustainable growth. KPMG's ultimate mission is to inspire confidence and empower change, aiming to deliver high-quality services that contribute to the success and long-term viability of their clients. Their purpose revolves around building trust in the capital markets, supporting economic growth, and fostering a culture of integrity and accountability. Through their expertise, innovation, and commitment to ethical practices, KPMG strives to make a positive impact on businesses, economies, and society as a whole.