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System of Quality Management (SoQM) Project Manager

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KPMG Nigeria is recruiting for Full time System of Quality Management (SoQM) Project Manager

Job Description

KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. KPMG employs 162,000 people[2] and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into various service groups. The name "KPMG" was chosen when KMG (Klynveld Main Goerdeler) merged with Peat Marwick.

Job Title: System of Quality Management (SoQM) Project Manager

Ref No: 150008BR

Service Line: Operations & Administration

Job Level: Manager

Contract Type: Not Specified

Full Time / Part Time: Not Specified

Job Summary

The SoQM Project Manager will interact with senior leadership and work closely with various teams across Nigeria to drive the implementation of our enhanced System of Quality Management (SoQM).

The successful candidate will bring a systematic and disciplined approach to designing, implementing and testing the effectiveness of our controls over quality management processes. The role is expected to be closely involved in presenting the Firm’s performance to key stakeholders.

Specifically, the role will be responsible for the following:

Provide support to the SoQM Regional Leader to drive implementation of the SoQM project within the defined time frame.

Coordinate various SoQM component team members to ensure key deliverables are developed within agreed timelines and to the required quality.

Perform local Risk Assessment Process (RAP) for each ISQM1 component.

Review key outputs form each SoQM component work stream including process narratives, flowcharts, detailed control descriptions and controls testing and ensure accuracy and completeness.

Liaise with control owners and other stakeholders on control design and remediation plans.

Assist the SoQM Regional Leader in managing feedback to and communications with the Global SOQM Working Group.

Provide periodic status reporting to the SoQM Regional Leader and West Africa SoQM Steering Committee/ EXCO on the progress of the project.

Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the SoQM Regional Leader.

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


The ideal candidate is expected to have the following qualifications/ experience amongst others:

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in any relevant discipline.
  • Professional accounting certification, (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA).
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience, with at least one (1) year as a manager Experience gained in a Big 4 audit firm is desirable.
  • Hands-on experience with process documentation, internal controls documentation and testing is required. Experience in audit or controls/compliance background will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of International System of Quality Management (ISQM1) Exposure Draft will be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work flexibly (both in terms of managing time and working with people of different levels of seniority).
  • Strong leadership and people management skills, including the ability to manage teams in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Proven experience managing change in an organization will be an added advantage.

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About KPMG Nigeria
KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organisations within the Nigerian business community.  Our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential. At KPMG, we are committed to working with ...
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