Workforce Planning & Analytics Specialists

  • Help us bring innovation to the way we work and the way we support our clients
  • Contribute to our nation’s prosperity
  • Tackle Australia’s most interesting and challenging government problems

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. In Canberra, we are a team based practice and this extends to our clients whom we work and collaborate with, in solving complex problems. Together, we design, innovate and implement, providing enduring advice that support our clients and the services they deliver. Our clients vary in size and come from a diverse range of sectors – all sharing in a common goal: to embrace change and deliver services that make Australia a better place.  We are looking for talented individuals who would like to join us on the journey.

Our experienced team of People & Change Advisors work with Government and Commercial organisations to provide solutions and advice that hit the core of any organisation – People. As the world of work changes, we’ve seen an increased demand strategic workforce planning, and workforce analytics practitioners who seek to thrive in a collaborative and supportive culture. Optimally, candidates should have explicit experience in either of the following two areas:

  • Strategic Workforce Planning – Business driven evidence based analysis to forecast the capacity and capability requirements of the future workforce to meet business outcomes over a typical 3-5 year business horizon. Use of both qualitative and quantitative methods to develop scenarios of business outcomes and corresponding long-term workforce plans, and/or
  • Workforce Analytics – Use of advanced data analytics methods with workforce data to derive actionable insights to improve business performance. Ideally you have a strong understanding of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analysis. Presenting valuable insights to inform workforce strategy and HR initiatives.

Working collaboratively with our Workforce Planning team, you’ll support our clients and assist on a variety of different engagement. Some of the things you may be expected to deliver or assist with might include:

  • Lead the day-to-day delivery of projects, working closely with colleagues from areas across the People and Change team as well as Management Consulting more broadly
  • Manage a small team of consultants and/or facilitate client teams
  • Provide specialist workforce planning advice and work closely with the client leads and team members to successfully deliver project outcomes
  • Manage quality/risk issues and suggest solutions.
  • Contribute to People & Change business development, including working with key account teams to scope opportunities or developing compelling and winning proposals that meet our clients’ needs.
  • Contribute to the development of methodologies, tools, thought leadership papers and to the People & Change practice more generally

We believe diversity of thought, background and unique experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities.  We are looking for people with a passion for and / or experience in the following areas:

  • The ability to think inquisitively and work in ambiguity;
  • Strong commercial and business acumen with a desire to grow in a fast paced working environment;
  • Explicit experience working in, and advising on, workforce planning and analytics at a middle management level;
  • Recent delivery and business development experience within a consulting environment or comparable experience from industry/government.

Supporting your experience tertiary qualifications in a related discipline are highly advantageous. You should also be an Australian Citizen or have the ability to obtain a government security clearance.

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