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Manager, M&A - Human Resources Strategy

**Business Title:** Manager, M&A - Human Resources Strategy

**Requisition Number:** 55408 - 31

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** IL

**City:** Chicago

**Description:**

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager in Integration & Separation for our Deal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Consult with clients on due diligence, post-deal execution, and/or performance improvement projects; identify risk exposure related to HR back-office, compensation plans and benefit platforms in HR Due Diligence; Perform HR post-deal execution with respect to M&A, spin-offs and carve-outs in industry and Private Equity firms

+ Work with KPMG's cross functional Strategy teams on the HR portion of performance improvement to include HR and Human Capital strategy, HR service delivery, HR operations, people related compliance, compensation and benefits, organizational design, talent management, and change management

+ Manage the engagement process from start to finish, including managing several HR work streams simultaneously, setting scopes, budgets, staffing resources, creation and coordination of client-ready deliverables with KPMG's integration and separation teams, and assist with communication of results with clients

+ Develop, coach, and mentor junior team members

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of five years' experience in either HR Due Diligence or developing/implementing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) integration and separation services within a consulting advisory firm with a focus on human capital, human resources, organization design, talent selection and leadership assessments, talent management or change management

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

+ Additional industry deal experience as part of a corporate development team with operational exposure across primary corporate functions (e.g. HR, IT, Finance, and Legal)

+ Experience managing multiple complex initiatives within the complete M&A life cycle

+ Excellent foundational consulting skills: analytical, written and verbal communication, strong executive presence, facilitation and presentation skills

+ Travel may be up to 80-100%; Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

**GL:** 4

**GF:** 15299

Manager, M&A - Human Resources Strategy

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 02/11/2021

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