Audit L&D Programme Manager

KPMG Overview

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Service Line Information

We believe working in our People community is an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop your career. We offer a wide range of opportunities across all areas of HR, where our people are highly respected by our clients, not only in the UK, but also across our growing European integrated practice.

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Job Description

Location: London or Watford with travel across the UK for meetings and presenting. Will consider other locations with flexibility for delivery near London.
Reporting to: Audit Programme lead 
Hours: Full time (Part-time will be considered, although flexibility to support delivery of courses may be required)

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the delivery of learning programmes including those relating to the Audit Quality Agenda. 
The role will be accountable for a suite of programmes that will need to be deployed across audit to build essential skills and meet functional/market needs. All existing and new elements will need to be regularly assessed to ensure they are meeting business requirements and the design is blended in terms of optimum use of technology, coaching, performance support and on the job learning with demonstrated business impact and continuous improvement to Audit Quality.

Role overview

Support the programme lead with the strategy and manage effective design and deployment of relevant learning programmes across KPMG that maximise common requirement, meet specific functional needs, utilise the full capability of Success Factors and are simple and easy to access.
Programme facilitation – Programme managers will be required to provide facilitation/presenting assistance to other Programme Managers as required.
Liaise with EMA/Global/DPP contacts to establish relevance of content, ensure duplication is minimised and Global best practice is applied. Update materials for local updates where minimal or technical in nature and more efficient.
In consultation with the Learning Business Partners plan programme delivery to meet annual needs and support the LBP  with adhoc research/projects.
In consultation with Design Team ensure thorough learning needs analysis conducted and design meets the needs of the learners. Where possible KPMG should own all IP.  
Work with deployment to ensure appropriate sourcing and management of a facilitator resource pool for delivery of the programmes, ensuring high quality and consistent processes are adopted.
Establish and monitor benchmarks for delivery standards. 
Be accountable for the review and enhancement of programme effectiveness to ensure business objectives are being met. 
Be accountable for financial management of the individual and portfolio of programmes within budgetary constraints

Key Relationships


Programme Sponsors
Functional and Service Line Leaders
Subject matter experts/DPP
Resource Management
Audit Quality transformation team

UK Learning

Learning Design Lead (and team)
Learning Business Partners
Deployment Specialists
Knowledge COE
Coaching COE


Global L&D
Training Operations
Third party providers
Industry and Leadership Development networks

Experience and Background

Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
Experience in working on audits in a Professional Services firm and/or with DPP audit support. 
Experience in leveraging global programmes 
Facilitation/presenting on audit programmes or other learning courses

Qualifications and Skills

Relevant accountancy qualifications
Project and Programme  Management 
Learning Programme Design and Delivery
Facilitation skills (ability to present technical audit courses)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
Learning design and evaluation
Good working knowledge of KPMG audit methodology.
Relationship management

Recognising and Motivating you

If the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally. 

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Intelligent Working

While some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands. 

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a disability

KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG. 

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

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