Engagement Manager, Integration & Separation


  • Join a growing Strategy team recognised for our specialist capabilities and our collaborative relationships within the wider firm
  • Help clients solve their most complex strategy problems through a multi-disciplinary approach 
  • Continue building your career through extensive professional development and career-building opportunities, with the support of senior leadership
  • Thrive within a flexible and agile work environment with a recognition for the need of a healthy life-work balance 

About us

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow.

KPMG Strategy, a global network of over 1,500 strategy professionals in 35 countries, helps organisations and executive teams change, grow, adapt, shape and respond to disruptive forces. We support organisations in defining their ambition and developing innovative strategies that embed the agility, customer-centricity and operational excellence needed to thrive in dynamic markets. We work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients through implementation and help them deliver targeted results by accelerating momentum, locking down value and de-risking both decisions and actions.

Our Integration and Separation services:

We provide our Financial Services, Government, Private Equity and Corporate clients with strategic and financial M&A advice pre, during and post deals. Our engagements include:

  • Pre-deal strategy, separation and integration due diligence including coordination of IT, HR and Operational due diligence
  • Assisting clients in developing, testing and performing synergy assessments during the deal life cycle and understand
  • Pre-deal carve-outs of businesses for spin-off or sale, including development of new corporate structures (e.g. JV establishment)
  • Transition planning, creation and implementation of integration and separation projects as the result of M&A activity (including Day One readiness and execution)
  • Post deal management of ongoing benefit monitoring and capture to support the strategic case of the deal
  • Assisting clients in understanding the true strategic and operational capability of acquisitions and investment companies

In all of our work, we focus on five common elements:

  • A robust, informed fact base on company operations and the market environment
  • Rigorous quantitative assessment and decision support
  • An independent perspective and challenge to management decision making
  • A focus on execution in planning for delivery to realise value
  • Pragmatic and innovative solutions

We are currently looking for experienced Integration & Separation Strategy Engagement Managers (Associate Director), who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities, and to share in our vision of “developing and empowering our people to provide innovative solutions in the delivery of projects and services that make a real difference to Australia’s future prosperity”.

Your new role

  • Your team
    • Join a pivotal team, with a strong and supported growth agenda
    • Be part of an ambitious organisation which invests heavily in innovation and growth
    • Work with smart, dedicated and down-to-earth people, who want to make an impact and have fun
    • Join a collaborative team environment, with a focus on bringing the team together professionally and socially
    • Working seamlessly and efficiently across borders with colleagues from around the globe
  • Your work
    • Lead the day-to-day engagement execution while guiding and developing team members throughout the deal lifecycle – from pre-announcement to implementation including with deal strategy, synergy identification and assessment, integration planning, carve out support and benefits realisation
    • Working directly with high profile clients and alongside the senior members of the team on interesting, challenging and diverse deals, taking ownership of the overall engagement and end deliverable
    • Do work that matters to our clients and to you, and align yourself to sectors and strategy disciplines that you are passionate about
    • Contribute to business development efforts including pitches and proposals for clients and thought leadership
    • Make a real impact by connecting different elements of KPMG’s multi-disciplinary service offerings to deliver and implement innovative and practical solutions and ensure we bring the best of our local and global expertise and experience to all engagements
    • Part of a high growth team with a close-knit, high performing culture

You bring to the role

  • 6-10 years consulting / transaction experience from a recognised consulting firm (or relevant transaction experience in a medium / large corporate) and strong technical skills in relevant areas such as:
    • Program design and management
    • Synergy identification and assessment
    • Post-merger integration or carve out support
    • Separation planning and execution
    • Business restructuring
  • Exceptional client management skills, presentation and business writing development ability
  • Ability to take the initiative and deliver key projects and be able to adapt to a constantly changing and rapidly growing business environment
  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Solid knowledge and technical skills in relevant areas 
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels across an organisation

What we offer you

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. 

We believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.


  • Join a growing Strategy team recognised for our specialist capabilities and our collaborative relationships within the wider firm
  • Help clients solve their most complex strategy problems through a multi-disciplinary approach 
  • Continue building your career through extensive professional development and career-building opportunities, with the support of senior leadership
  • Thrive within a flexible and agile work environment with a recognition for the need of a healthy life-work balance 

About us

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow.

KPMG Strategy, a global network of over 1,500 strategy professionals in 35 countries, helps organisations and executive teams change, grow, adapt, shape and respond to disruptive forces. We support organisations in defining their ambition and developing innovative strategies that embed the agility, customer-centricity and operational excellence needed to thrive in dynamic markets. We work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients through implementation and help them deliver targeted results by accelerating momentum, locking down value and de-risking both decisions and actions.

Our Integration and Separation services:

We provide our Financial Services, Government, Private Equity and Corporate clients with strategic and financial M&A advice pre, during and post deals. Our engagements include:

  • Pre-deal strategy, separation and integration due diligence including coordination of IT, HR and Operational due diligence
  • Assisting clients in developing, testing and performing synergy assessments during the deal life cycle and understand
  • Pre-deal carve-outs of businesses for spin-off or sale, including development of new corporate structures (e.g. JV establishment)
  • Transition planning, creation and implementation of integration and separation projects as the result of M&A activity (including Day One readiness and execution)
  • Post deal management of ongoing benefit monitoring and capture to support the strategic case of the deal
  • Assisting clients in understanding the true strategic and operational capability of acquisitions and investment companies

In all of our work, we focus on five common elements:

  • A robust, informed fact base on company operations and the market environment
  • Rigorous quantitative assessment and decision support
  • An independent perspective and challenge to management decision making
  • A focus on execution in planning for delivery to realise value
  • Pragmatic and innovative solutions

We are currently looking for experienced Integration & Separation Strategy Engagement Managers (Associate Director), who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities, and to share in our vision of “developing and empowering our people to provide innovative solutions in the delivery of projects and services that make a real difference to Australia’s future prosperity”.

Your new role

  • Your team
    • Join a pivotal team, with a strong and supported growth agenda
    • Be part of an ambitious organisation which invests heavily in innovation and growth
    • Work with smart, dedicated and down-to-earth people, who want to make an impact and have fun
    • Join a collaborative team environment, with a focus on bringing the team together professionally and socially
    • Working seamlessly and efficiently across borders with colleagues from around the globe
  • Your work
    • Lead the day-to-day engagement execution while guiding and developing team members throughout the deal lifecycle – from pre-announcement to implementation including with deal strategy, synergy identification and assessment, integration planning, carve out support and benefits realisation
    • Working directly with high profile clients and alongside the senior members of the team on interesting, challenging and diverse deals, taking ownership of the overall engagement and end deliverable
    • Do work that matters to our clients and to you, and align yourself to sectors and strategy disciplines that you are passionate about
    • Contribute to business development efforts including pitches and proposals for clients and thought leadership
    • Make a real impact by connecting different elements of KPMG’s multi-disciplinary service offerings to deliver and implement innovative and practical solutions and ensure we bring the best of our local and global expertise and experience to all engagements
    • Part of a high growth team with a close-knit, high performing culture

You bring to the role

  • 6-10 years consulting / transaction experience from a recognised consulting firm (or relevant transaction experience in a medium / large corporate) and strong technical skills in relevant areas such as:
    • Program design and management
    • Synergy identification and assessment
    • Post-merger integration or carve out support
    • Separation planning and execution
    • Business restructuring
  • Exceptional client management skills, presentation and business writing development ability
  • Ability to take the initiative and deliver key projects and be able to adapt to a constantly changing and rapidly growing business environment
  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Solid knowledge and technical skills in relevant areas 
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels across an organisation

What we offer you

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. 

We believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.

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