Deloitte, Consultant – Manager, Technology, Strategy 194 views

Role description
Technology is an exciting and thriving competency within our Consulting practice. We have a diverse practice with around 1700 practitioners working on challenging engagements across a wide portfolio of clients, and operating from many offices around the UK. Our breadth and depth of expertise enables us to work with FTSE 100 clients to help define, shape and successfully deliver some of their most complex technology projects. The quality of our technical skills is enhanced through our practical knowledge of implementation and our ability to team with each other. Our tools and methodologies add to the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of our work.
Our Technology Strategy group of over 40 practitioners supports the CIO/CTO and the Board to set the right agenda to transform their business. We have a strong industry focus, with relevant insight for clients in each industry and sub-sector. We execute on our advice, working with colleagues across Technology to lead transformation programmes that set technology direction and change the technology operating model to adapt to the changing demands on the organisation.

Responsibilities
Your role will focus on providing expert advice and the management and delivery of client engagements, as well as business development and practice development activity. You will have responsibilities for:
Delivering technology strategic advice to our clients, identifying solutions to their issues as appropriate
Supporting our clients to align their technology strategy with the business strategy
Understanding the technology, vendors and industries in which our clients operate and advise upon how to transform the technology landscape to align with business strategy
Advising our clients in how to improve the way they deliver technology and how their IT Function operates.
Performing and supporting activities on technology strategy engagements
Producing and presenting reports, strategies, plans, designs, business cases and other client deliverables
Supporting proposal development and the continued growth of the business through contributing to practice development (e.g. supporting the development of propositions, training, marketing, communications and recruitment activities)
For manager grade, you must have a:
Broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture.

Requirements
To qualify for the role you must be able to demonstrate skills and experience in the following:
Experience in developing closely aligned and pragmatic IT strategic plans to establish technology as a key enabler of business strategy
Assessment of an organisation’s IT landscape and development of technology investment cases and roadmaps that align with business goals
An understanding of how an IT function operates with experience in assessing and designing IT target operating models including organisation and process design
Assessment, definition and execution of an organisation’s Enterprise Architecture functions
Experience of IT due diligence for pre and post mergers and acquisitions
An understanding of emerging and innovative technologies, for example Cloud, and how to shape IT strategy and delivery in order to leverage those technologies
Commitment to travel to client locations and the right to live and work in the UK
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong knowledge of one of our key industries
A good graduate degree (1st or Upper Second) from a reputable university
Additional desirable experience includes:
Familiarity with industry-recognised methodologies (e.g. TOGAF, ITIL)
Post-graduate experience – either consulting or in one or more of the following industries: Financial Services, Public Sector (Central and /or Local and Regional Government, healthcare and education), Consumer Goods, Retail, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Telecoms, Media, Technology
We are Consulting
Three core competency areas make up our Consulting service line:
Technology
Strategy & Operations
Human Capital
We exist to solve complex problems
Our consultants are renowned for their straightforward approach to solving some of the world’s largest and most complex business challenges. With a team of over 3,000, each of us is energised by the challenge a seemingly inscrutable problem presents. Our distinctiveness lies in our refusal to accept a problem at face value – we draw on the depth of our shared insight to ask the right questions, and it’s these questions that uncover answers – answers with impact.
We are committed to collaboration
Our role is to unlock potential for growth and innovation. We believe this requires real collaboration – with our own networks and with our clients. It’s why we commit to truly getting under the skin of our client’s needs, developing a full appreciation for their environment, goals and ambitions. We’re also unafraid to challenge. In so doing, we build long-term and trusted affinities.
We create long-term, sustainable impact
We often work hand-in-hand with our clients to help find the right solution and to help apply that solution. Our aim is to leave behind ambassadors who are equipped to continue the transformation we began. For us, it’s about embedding sustainable change, allowing the impact of our insight to be felt for a long time to come.
We offer a number of different career pathways
We offer three different career pathways at Deloitte, meaning that there are three different routes by which people can progress in Consulting. We provide variety regarding the career options available to you, assisting you to take career steps that fit your skills, talents and aspirations, and providing an environment where those choices can be discussed in meaningful and constructive career conversations.

The Consulting Career Paths are :
Consulting pathway – pathway based around developing a broad consulting skillset alongside building expertise in a specific domain
Consulting Solutions pathway – pathway where there is greater focus on building skills and deep expertise in a specific domain. Practitioners have a narrow focus, determined by their SME and type of contribution made
Consulting Services pathway – pathway for people whose career is built around the delivery of managed services to clients (either internal or external)

About Deloitte
Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.
We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.
At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.
We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.
Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways .
We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards .

Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities. DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) does not provide services to clients.

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