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Senior Consultant - Global Infrastructure Advisory

Job Description

KPMG LLP is seeking a Senior Consultant to join our growing Deal Advisory - Infrastructure Advisory practice in Calgary, Alberta. 

Over the past 30 years, our Global Infrastructure Advisory practice has become the largest and fastest growing of its kind in Canada due to our deep and specialized knowledge and skills, and unrelenting commitment to client service excellence.  As leaders of the industry, we are passionate about earning client trust. We take deep personal accountability in measuring success from the only perspective that matters – that of our clients.

When you work with us, you are working with a multi-disciplinary team of accountants, project financiers, economists, engineers, construction managers, capital markets advisors, project managers, asset manager professionals, stakeholder and government relations specialists.

Overview of the opportunity:

This is a junior position for professionals with up to 5 years of industry experience.
The successful candidate will assist in the delivery of high quality services to top tier public and private sector clients. Working in a team, the Senior Consultant will advise on major capital projects for government (federal, provincial and municipal) as well as the private sector across a wide variety of sectors including mining, power and utilities, oil and gas, accommodation, transportation, waste to energy, and water and wastewater.

What you will do:

Client Services Engagements

Advising public and private sector clients in: 

  • Infrastructure planning and strategy
  • Feasibility, business case and market analysis
  • Procurement options analysis
  • Project risk assessment, including identification and quantification of risks through Monte Carlo analysis
  • Project governance and project management frameworks
  • Commercial structuring of complex contracts
  • Coordinating legal, financial and/or technical teams
  • Procurement and process management
  • Contract management
  • Project implementation advice through design and construction
  • Project controls (cost, schedule and risk management; change control; and reporting)

Business Development 

  • Support business development regionally and nationally within the practice in both public and private sector markets
  • Actively participate in responding to Requests for Proposal for advisory mandates on infrastructure projects
  • Support development of KPMG’s profile within the marketplace through industry involvement, contribution to internal and external publications, and presentation at conferences and industry events

Practice Development 

  • Contribute to the overall skills enhancement and experience of the team 



At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities of their job. Likewise, from time to time, people need extra time to devote to personal matters, and our flexible approach provides for this.

Specialist Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Commerce (combined with an MBA is preferred, but not required)
  • 2-5 years of industry experience
  • Project/construction management and/or procurement experience with large capital projects
  • Project controls and contract management experience
  • A solid understanding of the lifecycle activities supporting an infrastructure asset
  • Experience with various contract types: e.g. DBB, DB, EPC, EPCM, DBFO
  • Experience drafting business plans (preferred, but not required)
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven capability of working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to communicate and effectively engage with a diverse group of clients
  • Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven track record at “juggling” multiple and competing priorities




Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Ability to travel within Canada and abroad, as necessary 

Job Summary

  • Canada
  • Consulting
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
03 February 2020
Applications Deadline
11 April 2020

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