International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) – Associate at KPMG

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KPMG is a professional service company, being one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Seated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 174,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory.

KPMG’s International Development Advisory Services (IDAS), based in Nairobi, Kenya, adopts a pan-African approach to development work, managing and coordinating programmes and projects throughout Africa to ensure consistency of delivery, results and impact. In particular, we have managed a number of funds and grants on behalf of some of the biggest names in development covering various sectors including agribusiness, health, inclusive finance, governance, education, SME development, youth employment, renewable energy and climate change, among others.

We are currently looking for Associates to join our IDAS team and support us in the delivery and management of client engagements in the across the above-mentioned sectors. The role will be based in Nairobi, Kenya but would require occasional travel across Africa.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Carry out research and analysis on key development-related topics
  • Actively contribute towards KPMGs IDAS firm-building initiatives including involvement in delivery of client projects, and business development
  • Contribute to developing partnerships with clients and other organizations
  • Any other tasks that shall be assigned to you.


Academic, professional qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in any Business-related programme including but not limited to Commerce; Finance, Economics, Humanities and Social studies, International Development, Development Finance, Financial inclusion and Public Financial Management.
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in Programme or Grant Management at an international management consultancy firm or working in the international development sector

Technical skills and competencies:

  • Strong analytical, writing and communication skills;
  • Understanding of global development issues
  • Experience working in a complex, fast moving environment and dealing professionally with multiple stakeholders;
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships with others inside and outside the organisation
  • Team player

Personal attributes:

  • Attention to details
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills, ability to organize and motivate others as well as work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Great Inter-personal skills, quick to learn and result oriented

We offer

  • An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge development programmes across Africa
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams
  • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative
  • Opportunity for international travel

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Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use IDAS Associate as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 5 November. 2021


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