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Deloitte Lead, Engagement Staffing Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

Engagement Staffing Lead Specialist

Our mission for Resource Management is to optimize deployment of our workforce by assigning our professionals to roles that satisfy the needs of our external clients, develop our people, and support our strategic business priorities.

Work you'll do

Resource Management (RM) is the science and art of efficient and effective deployment and re-deployment of the Firm's resources when they are needed. The goal of the RM function is to proactively engage with practitioners, gain a meaningful understanding of their skills, experience and aspirations and identify appropriate opportunities for them. This individual will be responsible for managing resources for their selected practice.

  • Optimize utilization across the assigned practitioner population by making staffing decisions in support of the deployment strategy for the business or practice area

  • Propose practitioners with current or near-term availability to project assignments that align with their skills, professional goal, and/or staffing preferences

  • Maintain an elevated level of proficiency in all resource management tools and relevant Deloitte technology resources

  • Maintain an understanding of the business, markets, and service offerings within assigned business and across Deloitte

  • Proactively review staffing data for assigned population and develop meaningful insights on trends, forecast, opportunities for improvement, and areas of concern

  • Collaborate effectively with Business Advisor and other Talent Services to provide seamless Talent support to the business including Business and Deployment Advisors, Recruiting, Learning & Development, Performance Management, & Finance

The team

The mission of Core Talent Services (CTS) improves efficiencies and operational excellence, deliver strategic and transactional services, institutionalize operations efficiencies and quality, and enhance ability to scale and reduce cost structure. CTS focuses on delivery of both strategic and transactional services, either directly for the businesses or in support of the Business Advisors and Centers of Excellence (CoEs).



  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience

  • Strong proficiency with MS Office tools: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

  • Ability to travel 10%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


  • Experience in a professional services environment

  • Strong critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong conflict resolution skills, including the ability to negotiate and influence others

  • Ability to manage and resolve complex and sensitive situations

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks appropriately

  • Strong competency in core professional skills including attention to detail, responsiveness, follow through, flexibility, initiative, and tact

Information for applicants with a need for accommodation:

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 $73,000-$134,000.

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.


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.