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Deloitte Technology Services Optimization - Management Consulting - PPM - Senior Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Consultant, Project & Portfolio Management, Technology Strategy & Transformation

Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) is designed to provide IT and business leaders with insight into the many projects underway across their portfolios, and helps strategize on how to best align their resources and finances to move their organizations forward. PPM gives senior leaders the enhanced ability to monitor, control, and make intelligent adjustments to help fulfill their strategic goals. Deloitte s PPM practitioners work with CIOs, CFOs, and other senior leaders to develop the people, process, and tool capabilities needed to effectively manage portfolios of diverse, complex projects.

Work you ll do:

  • Client Management: Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors

  • Project Strategy and Assessment: Contribute to the strategic analysis to identify the client s current organizational maturity within the PPM space. Activities include participating in stakeholder interviews, performing gap analyses, assisting with developing a future state roadmap, and assisting with the vendor selection process

  • Implementation and Delivery: Participate in the PPM related client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions for large companies. Understand and explain the various lifecycle components of the PPM space, including:

  • Demand Management - Receiving, evaluating, and deciding upon the execution of project requests

  • Project/Program Management - Managing and controlling project progress, resources, risks, issues, financials, scope, and quality

  • Results Management - Managing, tracking, and reporting project results in comparison to the approved business case

  • Portfolio Management - Monthly management of the overall portfolio. Constantly reassessing and improving processes

  • Responsibilities include, among others, managing teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures.

  • Business Development: Develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; organize and lead pursuit teams; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies

  • People Development: Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices

Technology Strategy & Transformation

From leading practice to business necessity, every business recognizes the need for a strategic cloud integration platform. At Deloitte Consulting, our technology strategy and architecture specialists help organizations develop the strategies and implement the systems that build business value and drive performance. We have the in-depth knowledge and experience gained from working on some of the most complex IT challenges around the globe, everything from system replacement to full IT transformation. Learn more about our Technology Strategy & Transformation practice.



  • 6 years of relevant IT consulting or industry experience.

  • At least 2 years of experience managing large technology engagements.

  • A minimum of 4 full life cycle implementations.

  • 3 years of Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) experience. .

  • Demonstrated prior experience with CA PPM or other leading PPM tools (such as Clarizen, Planview, HP PPM, Compuware Changepoint, Microsoft PPM, Oracle Primavera, OPPM Cloud, IBM Rational Portfolio Management) including design implementation experience, system assessment and business requirements.

  • Ability to travel 80 - 100%.

  • Bachelor s Degree or equivalent experience.


  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).

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

  • PMP Certified.

  • Sales experience and testing.

  • Experience with XML, and SQL.

  • Eagerness to mentor junior staff.

  • An advanced degree in the area of specialization.

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