KPMG Nigeria Graduate Job Recruitment (3 Positions)


KPMG is a global network of independent professional services firm with deep expertise in the provision of audit, tax and advisory services to clients in various industries and sectors of the economy. The Firm is well represented in Nigeria and across the African continent, with the objective of providing exceptional and quality services to multinational, regional and local clients and to enhance the product offerings in certain previously under-serviced markets.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

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1). Head of Operations

KPMG Nigeria – Our client, a retail distribution company with multiple outlets across the country, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Operations

Location: Nigeria



  • The company strives to ensure excellent customer satisfaction and top-notch shopping experience to customers.
  • In line with its desire to fill key roles with best in-class talent, the company is seeking to fill the role of a Head of Operations, an exceptional individual with proven track record.

Detailed Job Description

  • The role will contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and review of business strategy that maximizes the retail net profit by driving sales and controlling costs at branch and regional level.
  • The individual is responsible for building motivation within the teams for high performance and effective leadership/ management of all retail staff.

The Role

  • Design and implement business growth strategy, sales budget for the regional branches, departmental managers and ensure systems are in place to monitor progress of set business target.
  • Generate ideas about future retail activities to ensure a cutting-edge strategy; maintain up to date knowledge of the retail market, competitors and current retail trends.
  • Control and monitor company policies and procedures that maximise sales, reduce cost & drive efficiency in the retail disciplines of stock management/ cash management/ POS/ security & customer service.
  • Influence and support the retail element of the annual budget process, ensuring understanding and compliance from operations team.
  • Review financial data and support branch managers in providing realistic input into the sales budget.
  • Define retail operating standards and ensure that these are achieved consistently across all retail outlets including planogram, merchandising, housekeeping standard and promotional display.
  • Monitor SKUs, store layout spaces and promotional performance.
  • Translate strategic goals into retail operational plans to achieve targeted growth in sales & profit; identify and optimise promotional opportunities ensuring these are coordinated with wider mind promotions and campaigns.
  • Coordinate customer feedback and complaints, ensuring that customer service is acknowledged to be the core function of all retail staff.
  • Develop corporate policy driving display, merchandising, pricing and product grading whilst observing competitive retail trends.
  • Monitor stock in each branch, ensuring that, there are adequate supplies.
  • Identify methods of stock generation in conjunction with the store manager and respond to stock concerns where relevant.
  • Ensure the retail operation complies to all policies and procedures relating to Security, Health and Safety; influence any change necessary to meet statutory requirements and ensure minimum risk to staff members and the business.
  • Work with the HR Business Partner to ensure people management issues are satisfactorily resolved and relevant HR policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Proactively manage and review the performance and progress of branch managers and their regions in order to achieve set objectives and targets.
  • Maintain & constantly develop innovative and cost-effective stock generation; monitor stock weekly to achieve bottom line sales budget against monthly targets.
  • Uphold the fundamental principles of the company and promote equal opportunities policy.

Required Qualifications

  • A first degree in any relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a structured retail organization of which 6 years must be in a managerial capacity

The Ideal Candidate should possess:

  • Front end retail management experience (a must have)
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Excellent retail analytics
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Excellent organisational development skills
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Good Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office skills like Word, Outlook, and Excel

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


2). Job Title: Lawyer, Quality and Risk Management

  • Ref Id: 149369BR
  • Location: Lagos
  • Service Line: Legal Council
  • Job Level: Senior Associate/ Senior Team member
  • Contract Type: Contractor
  • Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assistance with the establishment of effective and efficient compliance framework, policies and procedures.
  • Negotiate, draft and review contracts / agreements / documents to ensure that the firm is properly protected and ensure compliance with the Firm’s standard business terms and conditions.
  • Attendance at legal proceedings and providing regular court update on status of outstanding court matters.
  • Representing the firm at meetings, taking minutes and proffering legal opinions.
  • Liaise with the firm’s external lawyers, insurance brokers and regulators
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory filing, licensing and registrations
  • Anticipate and counsel on adverse regulatory or litigation trends, including collaborating with key stakeholders
  • Assistance with the review the Firm’s prohibited investments list and monitor compliance in line with the Risk Management policy.
  • Assist in conducting Risk Management and Independence Compliance reviews.
  • Manage and administer the Risk Management databases and microweb.
  • Deploy and monitor web-based training programs for the Firm.
  • Conduct research from appropriate sources/references in resolving risk management related queries.
  • Attend to queries from engagement teams on Q&RM issues.
  • Manage the various Q&RM functional email boxes.
  • Any other Quality & Risk Management functions as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor of Law degree from a reputable university with a minimum of second class upper (2:1) division.
  • Certificate of Call to the Nigerian Bar with a minimum of second class upper (2:1) division.
  • 6 – 10 years “Post-NYSC” working experience
  • Candidates must have 5 credits at O’ Levels in one sitting, including Mathematics and English

Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Knowledge of local and global Auditor’s Independence Rules such as SEC, IFAC Code of Ethics for Accountants and ICAN Regulations, will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to think strategically, provide creative solutions and appreciate the systemic impact of various policies, issues and solutions.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and people management skills.
  • Excellent problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Good leadership and teaming skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Good appreciation and working knowledge of office Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Good professional appearance and attitude.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


3). Job Title: Change Management Consultant

Location: Lagos, Nigeria


  • The consultant will participate in the delivery of change management solutions to address clients’ change/transformation efforts. This will involve supporting clients to manage changes to business processes, systems and technology, organisation structures, job roles, etc.

Detailed Job Description
Participate actively in the execution of change management engagements by carrying out the following:

  • Engage clients’ stakeholders and assess client data to obtain a clear understanding of the rationale for the change
  • Assess organisational readiness for change; Identify and analyse the risks arising from clients’ proposed change initiatives
  • Conduct detailed change assessments to identify processes and jobs that will be impacted by the clients’ change initiatives
  • Develop change management strategies based on considerations of the client’s environment, stakeholder needs, and the desired future state
  • Design and execute stakeholder engagement plans, communication plans and campaigns
  • Develop and deliver learning solutions that will support organisational change
  • Develop deliverables and reports that document insights obtained, actionable plans and appropriate migration strategies for sustaining change efforts

Job Requirements
The successful candidate should possess:

  • Minimum of a First Degree in Human Resources or related Social Science discipline
  • 3 – 5 years’ relevant work experience related to change management or human resource consulting
  • Previous experience in organisational change efforts
  • Proficiency in using MS Office tools especially MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Project,
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good stakeholder management and engagement skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Effective organisation and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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