Deloitte Product Consultant NBI_US in Charlotte, North Carolina
Product Consultant (Consultant level)
About Deloitte Consulting's Catalyst Group
Deloitte Consulting's Catalyst group evaluates and develops solutions that augment the firm's leading core services, creating hybrid offerings comprised of technology and services to address our clients' most pressing business challenges. Our technology asset-based consulting agenda is designed to deliver tangible results in the near-term and a sustainable competitive advantage for the firm in years to come.
Deloitte Catalyst is an organization within Deloitte Consulting with the goal of building a culture of continuous innovation to drive profitable revenue through the identification, incubation, and actualization of breakthrough ideas in hybrid offerings. More specifically, the Product Management & Design group, of which this role is a part, is responsible for defining, designing, building, delivering, and supporting groundbreaking new products, while managing our existing portfolio of software, analytics and SaaS-based products.
We are looking for people who share our passion for translating ideas into relevant and innovative products to solve business problems.
The Product Consultant is responsible for applying a business lens to market needs and defining the structure for software solutions in terms of key stakeholders, high-level interactions, capabilities, user stories, and any specific business requirements. The Product Consultant plays a critical role as the bridge between the business, design, and engineering, fostering a shared understanding among all stakeholders. The Product Consultant decomposes moderate to complex market validated problems into logical components that accurately capture the needs of users and depict the ideal solution.
Research, develop, and document requirements through deliverables including, but not limited to, user personas, context diagrams, capability maps, epics, detailed user stories (with acceptance criteria), and demo scripts.
Collaborate with product owners, SMEs, other business leaders, and product team colleagues (e.g., solution architecture, development, QA, UI design) to obtain inputs for prioritization, drive decisions, and solicit feedback used to develop, refine, and finalize product deliverables.
Mitigate risk by clearing up business objectives for stakeholders.
Own, maintain and groom product backlog.
Drive product refinement/grooming sessions with product and business teams.
Scope, plan, and drive working sessions and recurring checkpoints with management, business stakeholders and downstream teams.
Represent the needs of the business during product development/evolution. Provide input and clarifications to product team colleagues as needed.
Set goals for sprint and provide a prioritized backlog.
Document key decisions, action items, and notes from meetings and distribute to necessary stakeholders.
Synthesize customer research
Monitor and drive progress of documentation of deliverables against project timelines.
Participate in typical scrum processes and ceremonies (e.g., stand-ups, grooming, product reviews/demos and retrospectives).
Support Product Manager and Product Owner roles, as needed.
2+ years of product analysis or business analysis experience (or equivalent)
MS Visio, PowerPoint, and Excel
Agile software development
Exposure to product management methodologies such as Pragmatic Institute
Business process modeling
Stakeholder interviewing and management
Professional Skills Requirements:
Well versed in user story development
Well versed in requirements gathering and definition
Ability to work well with product owners, business and technical subject matter experts, product delivery managers, creative designers, technical architects, software developers, offshore delivery teams, and testers
Ability to lead workshops with medium-large groups of diverse participants in-person and virtually
Experience with project management, planning, and organization
Documentation of deliverables and meeting outcomes
Strong sense of ownership, and responsibility for deliverables
Strong verbal and written English communication
Highly diligent, comfortable with ambiguity and solving complex problems, and flexible with willingness to stretch comfort zones to meet product, team, and competency goals.
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $61,000-$101,000.
o You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.
*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.