Director, Business Development, Private Equity (Consumer & Retail) in Chicago, Illinois
Business Title: Director, Business Development, Private Equity (Consumer & Retail)
Requisition Number: 96197 - 32
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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 to join our Business Development Organization.
Leverage KPMG's existing Private Equity client base to further develop relationships with C-suite executives and functional leaders at select portfolio companies within the Consumer and Retail industry
Collaborate with Account and Industry Leadership to identify priority areas for focus, drive pipeline development and nurture opportunities through to close
Develop understanding of broad KPMG Advisory and Tax service offerings, and deliver value through relationship building and ability to match client/target needs with KPMG solutions
Drive collaboration across KPMG抯 Private Equity and Consumer & Retail sectors, Service Line leadership and the Business Development organization
Minimum ten years of demonstrated business development sales, and client management experience in professional services
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience
Experience developing and leading relationship-building activities with key economic buyers across the entire C-Suite
Able to manage corporate accounts with direct sales responsibility within the Private Equity and Consumer & Retail sectors required; ability to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills that have resulted in business relationships of trust, confidence, and results
Strong interpersonal skills with a track record of developing trusted business relationships; capable of understanding complex industry challenges and KPMG service offerings, and to applying such knowledge to appropriately match client needs; strong executive presence
Ability to travel up to 50% within the United States
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, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) 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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