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KPMG Director, IT Strategy - Healthcare Lifesciences in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Title: Director, IT Strategy - Healthcare Lifesciences

Requisition Number: 59063 - 39

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: MA

City: Boston


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 Director in CIO Advisory for our Consulting ( practice.


  • Lead client engagements and be responsible for the quality and on-time creation of project deliverables in the Healthcare Lifesciences market

  • Identify and communicate engagement findings to client management

  • Direct business and market development efforts including identifying opportunities, developing relationships, scoping prospective engagements, and developing proposals

  • Assist with developing or updating firm methodologies regarding infrastructure operations

  • Present thought leadership at internal training classes, external events, and client environments and work across KPMG service lines to identify teaming opportunities

  • Lead and provide performance management for staff


  • A minimum of ten years of consulting experience in a client-facing strategy discipline at a major strategy, boutique strategy or Big 4 firm, with a focus on the healthcare or life sciences industry

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, or other related field; Master's degree in Business Administration from an accredited college or university is preferred

  • Deep industry knowledge and experience in consulting for healthcare or life sciences, including payer provider, pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices, and experience leading consulting teams in this sector

  • Proven experience of articulating and advising on strategic issues in the healthcare life sciences industry and experience in the following strategy consulting areas: transaction and business due diligence, operational and performance improvement, strategic growth, or other relevant strategy experience

  • Demonstrated track record of leadership, client management, and a strong business development track record; experience leading client delivery teams and solid project management skills,

  • Ability to assess and enhance IT processes within an organization and knowledge of challenges faced by implementation teams along with demonstrated knowledge of IT operations, systems, architecture, technical controls, data-centric issues, and considerations

  • Travel as needed

  • 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, age, 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.

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