Advisor, Commercial Specialist - Technology

KPMG New Zealand, Wellington

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KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is passionate about providing the best audit, tax and advisory services to clients.  

The Technology Consulting practice is an exciting and challenging environment, which enables our specialist technology consultants to offer services in the following areas to our clients:
—   IT Effectiveness – CIO Advisory services,  developing effective IT strategy IT operating model and enterprise architecture
—   Technology Business Management – financial advice and assessment of the CIO function, Providing the true cost and allocation of IT resources.
—   Project and Programme services – client-side advisory, supporting a positive project outcome. Business case, independent quality assurance technical quality assurance and project management.
—   System and Technology Sourcing and Selection – Identifying and sourcing best-fit systems, solution architecture, cloud strategy and blockchain opportunities.
—   IT Process Improvement - Developing automated IT service management, IT operations management, security operations and governance risk and compliance.

Be Interested:

  • We are currently recruiting within our System and Technology Sourcing and Selection team, who provide our clients support in the entire lifecycle of technology sourcing and selection and we are keen to meet individuals with experience, gained through consulting or in industry, the following areas:
  • End-to-end support of technology sourcing processes
  • Preparation and evaluation of Registration of Interest, Request for Proposal or other formal sourcing documentation
  • Contract development and Vendor negotiation
  • Technology sourcing arrangement reviews.
  • Business case development and value for money models to support technology sourcing decisions

Be Exceptional:

  • Typical client delivery work will include the following activities:
  • Developing requirements to inform sourcing and selection exercises
  • Agreeing sourcing strategies with our clients
  • Assisting clients through the full supplier selection process through to procurement and contract signature


  • Approximately five years of relevant technology experience
  • While this is NOT a senior procurement professional role, exposure to one or more technology sourcing projects preferably in a New Zealand public sector context would prove highly relevant
  • A tertiary qualification relevant to the technology sector
  • Experience of working in a professional services context in the New Zealand marketplace, preferably in the Wellington Public sector (or similar international jurisdictions) 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.

About KPMG New Zealand

About Overview At KPMG, we are focused on fuelling the prosperity of New Zealand – for the benefit of all New Zealanders. It’s why we’re passionate about helping New Zealand’s businesses succeed, the public sector to achieve more, and our communities to grow. This is more than a goal - it’s our reason for being. What we do At KPMG we work shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients – providing deep expertise that delivers real results. They trust us to deliver the kind of targeted advice, technical knowledge and industry insights that help them manage risk and embrace opportunities. Our nationwide team of 1,000+ professionals work with private businesses, publicly-listed companies, Government and public sector organisations, and not-for-profits. We provide professional services across Audit, Tax and Advisory. In addition, our Enterprise team works with SMEs and family-owned businesses with ambitions to grow. Our people are based in all the major centres, plus a number of key regions; including Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Ashburton and Timaru. Locally-owned, globally-focused We’re proud to be the only ‘big 4’ partnership that’s New Zealand-owned – while also giving our clients access to the impressive depth of resources within KPMG’s global network. Worldwide, KPMG operates in 152 countries; employing 189,000 people in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (”KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. We believe in fuelling prosperity, for New Zealand, for all New Zealanders.

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