Deloitte Strategic Cost Transformation Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Today s environment is making it harder for companies to thrive and margin improvement is top of mind for companies as a way to respond to volatile macroeconomic trends and ongoing disruptions to ecosystems. This complex and challenging environment requires a new approach to margin and business improvement. One that addresses multiple value levers and capitalizes on emerging digital breakthroughs, such as robotic process automation and cognitive technology, to enable new business models and new levels of business performance. Thrive represents the evolution of margin improvement programs. Our approach helps our clients rise to the challenge of becoming more agile in uncertain times by the use of traditional levers as well as Next Generation operating models and digital technologies.

Work you ll do

Managers are central to our success! You will lead project work streams or components of large, complex engagements and oversee the analyses required to develop meaningful insights to address our clients biggest challenges. These challenges encompass everything from helping clients increase revenues, decrease costs, accelerate cash flow, improve margin or optimize their operations (people, processes, technology, etc.). You will interface directly with our clients, you will develop and mentor your junior colleagues, and you will enhance your skillset by working with Deloitte experts across the firm.

The team

Our strategy practice brings together several key capabilities that will allow us to architect integrated programs that transform our clients businesses, including Corporate & Business Unit Strategy, Technology Strategy & Insights, Enterprise Model Design, Enterprise Cloud Strategy and Business Transformation. Strategy professionals will serve as trusted advisors to our clients, working with them to make clear data-driven choices about where to play and how to win in order to drive growth and enterprise value.

Strategy will help our clients:

  • Identify strategies for growth and value creation

  • Develop the appropriate business models, operating models, and capabilities to support their strategic vision

  • Maximize the ROI on technology investments and leverage technology and cloud trends to architect future business strategies

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with strong undergraduate academic record

  • 6 years of professional experience, either functioning as a manager in a consulting environment, or managing teams in an operating environment

  • Experience crafting and implementing strategies for growth at the corporate, business or product level

  • Experience in financial analysis and working with data inputs from multiple sources

  • Experience with developing models using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visual Basic, or other tools (Tableau)

  • Experience with working with senior executives to develop, define and execute margin improvement strategies with Fortune 500 companies on a global basis

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Possession of ability to influence others and lead team

  • Ability to travel up to 80%

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in business (e.g. MBA) from a top tier program

  • Ability to work independently, manage small engagements or parts of large engagements.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.

  • Willingness to mentor junior staff

  • Experience with analytics to evaluate and optimize business processes

How you ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center at https://deloitte.zoomforth.com/du

Benefits

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