KPMG Digital Consulting Graduate Programme 2024

KPMG South Africa invites applications for the Digital Consulting Graduate Programme 2024.

Location: various, South Africa

Here;s your chance to join a dynamic team of KPMG in Southern Africa professionals, at one of the world’s leading providers of Audit, Tax, & Advisory services.

About the Digital Consulting Graduate Programme

KPMG is seeking dynamic individuals with fresh perspectives to join their diverse team within KPMG’s Digital Consulting (DC) unit.

The DC graduate program is designed to teach you how to provide clients with detailed, value-added solutions within a rapidly evolving technological landscape while understanding broader business implications.

The DC professionals come from diverse technological and business backgrounds. Additionally, the teams possess common personal qualities, including resilience, determination, and the adaptability/agility needed to tackle challenges in a complex business environment.

The DC graduate program represents a significant opportunity for forward-thinking, passionate individuals looking for a vibrant, challenging, and rewarding environment in which to develop their skill sets.

Key Responsibilities and Exosure

The successful candidate will gain exposure to all aspects and phases of the project lifecycle, from strategy through to design and implementation, across the Digital Consulting services suite (including Technology, Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, and People and Change).

The successful candidate will collaborate with experienced consultants in teams to deliver client-facing engagements. This may involve:

  • Assisting in executing the project scope, including the use of relevant and innovative software/technology tools.
  • Brainstorming ideas and solutions with team members.
  • Identifying areas for improvement and creating solutions to streamline the client’s service delivery, organizational structures, ways of working, technology, governance and control, performance data and insights, processes, and procedures.

  • Researching and collecting evidence, including information required to stress-test the client’s perspectives on the reasons for their challenges.
  • Assisting with project control, including initiation, tracking, reporting, risk management, and budget analysis.
  • Liaising with personnel at all levels of the client organization, including hosting client interviews, meetings, and workshops.
  • Creating and presenting client deliverables, such as data models, reports, and presentations.


Candidates should be in their final year of undergraduate/honours or pursuing a master’s degree in fields with business and technical competencies, including:

  • BBus Sci (Accounting/Finance/Economics/ISTN/ComSci, etc.)
  • Engineering degrees (Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, and Information)
  • BCom (Mathematics/Accounting/Finance/Economics/ISTN/ComSci, etc.)
  • BSc in Mathematical Sciences/Mathematics/Economics/Informatics/Statistics
  • BSc/BEng in Mechanical Engineering (with IT/IS modules)

Candidates must have minimum 65% academic average throughout all years of study.

Skills and Competencies

Critical skills, attributes, and capabilities of potential candidates include:

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) in English, with the ability to communicate effectively with non-native English speakers and individuals at all levels of seniority, especially online or via phone.
  • Strong relationship-building skills, regardless of the person’s level.
  • Interest in and understanding of innovation and emerging technologies.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies, with an open-minded and inquisitive nature.
  • Ability to work remotely.

  • Enthusiasm, confidence, and a willingness to go the extra mile.
  • Strong analytical thinking.
  • Proficiency in software tools and applications (e.g., PowerPoint, Excel, PowerBI).
  • Solution-oriented and focused.
  • Adaptability to changing environments.
  • Accountability and responsibility.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Strong time management skills and prioritization ability.

How to Apply

You can follow these steps to apply for this exciting programme:

  1. Navigate to the KPMG Southern Africa careers page where all graduate opportunities are listed.
  2. Locate the DC Graduate Programme and click to open. Read through and understand all specs and requirements for the Programme.
  3. Satisfied that you’re in with a decent chance, proceed and hit the Apply now button. Go ahead and submit your application.

We wish you the best with your application!

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