Deloitte Specialist Leader, Healthcare Sector in Arlington, Virginia

Specialist Leader

Are you a leader that loves to be on the cutting edge, thinking about ways government health organizations can become more citizen-centric in accomplishing their missions? Do you have experience leading health organizations through customer/patient transformation initiatives by combining strategy, technology, data, and design? Do you believe that digital technology has the power to solve our biggest health-related challenges?

If so, Deloitte is the place for you! Help bring the power of Customer Strategy and Applied Design to our Health Sector clients in Government and transform how they engage with their stakeholders. A career within our growing practice will offer you unique exposure to consulting capabilities, industry expertise and trusted methodologies, as well as cutting-edge creative prowess.

Work you ll do

As a Specialist Leader focused on Health, Government and Public Services you will:

  • Organize and deliver services on a cross-section of complex customer and patient centric projects

  • Maintain responsibility for the development of business and vendor relationships in the Government Health Sector

  • Lead pursuit teams focused on new opportunities, and lead major aspects of the proposal development process

  • Lead day-to-day interactions with executive clients and Deloitte team

  • Establish relationships in strategic client positions; negotiate, lead, and facilitate these relationships

  • Display breadth and depth of knowledge regarding functional and technical issues

  • Coach, lead and support delivery teams and staff

  • Provide input and actively participate in recruitment and retention activities

The team

Customer Strategy & Applied Design, Government and Public Service practice

Our Customer Strategy & Applied Design team focuses on helping clients discover, design, and prototype customer engagement strategies and innovation portfolios to create and drive change in a digital world. We bring knowledge and offerings to uncover the behaviors, motivations and preferences of our clients customers and develop new experiences for them. Our team of professionals has deep capabilities in Customer Experience Transformation, Customer Experience Measurement, and Digital Strategy and implementation within the Government and Public Service market, and we are looking for a new addition to our team who help with expanding our efforts in the federal health market.



  • Bachelor's degree and at least 15 years of business strategy consulting or other relevant industry experience, with focus on patient experience, patient engagement, customer strategy, customer experience measurement, digital strategy, innovation and/or technology implementation

  • 10 years in a technical or functional leadership role within health either a Federal Health or private sector healthcare organization

  • Experience mentoring and coaching others

  • Proven experience leading multiple simultaneous projects

  • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities

  • Experience managing senior-level client relationships

  • Experience presenting to clients or other decision makers to present and sell ideas to various audiences (technical and non-technical)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance for this role


Master s degree and previous professional services or consulting experience

Experience applying human centered design and innovation frameworks

Experience in 2 or more Federal Health organizations e.g. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Veterans Administration, Military Health System, National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, etc.

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