Deloitte Automation Consulting Manager - AI & Data Operations in Costa Mesa, California
Work you'll do
Responsible for driving the strategy and design, and ensuring delivery of robotic and intelligent automation solutions; understanding our client's business challenges and integrating capabilities such as RPA, machine learning, NLP, and intelligent virtual assistants to create seamless solutions
Advise clients in assessing strategic options, making critical decisions, and implementing intelligent automation solutions in functional areas such as Finance & Accounting, Supply Chain, Human Resources, Information Technology, Contact Center, and Data Management with increasing demand for heart of the business functions like Engineering, Merchandizing, Pricing, and Sales
Serve as integrators between business needs and technology solutions, helping to create technology enabled solutions tailored to solve business challenges
Work with clients to develop strategy and governance for the broader organizational intelligent automation program and goals (e.g., establishment of COE, automation vision and program objectives, automation organizational structure, program scalability, automation value realization)
Collaborate with firm technical leaders to understand and bring to bear innovative AI and digital technologies to transform business processes
Lead cross-functional teams to identify and prioritize key areas of the business where ML, NLP and other intelligent automation and AI solutions can drive significant business benefit
Guide both client and Deloitte teams in identifying and prioritizing automation candidates and develop associated business cases for opportunities
Collaborate across the firm to bring advise, implement, and operate capabilities together to drive seamless services for clients
Prepare client engagement deliverables (e.g., business cases, CoE playbooks, intelligent automation prioritization and pipeline, implementation roadmap, test strategies and plans) to ensure quality of content and presentation aligned with statement of work and Deloitte standards
Coordinate with technical teams to identify and triage performance and operational issues that arise throughout the course of automation implementations
party vendor capabilities, scaling challenges, technology requirements, etc.
Partner with senior client leadership throughout the course of planning and implementation engagements, and serve as a liaison with the technical team and client team
Support Deloitte leadership with business development efforts, including account building, sales pursuits, and thought-ware development
Foster talent within the A&C team, building high performing teams and supporting development of staff within the practice
Act as a strong role model for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and allyship for team members
AI & Data Operations In this age of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence, embracing decision making with clear, data-driven choices that deliver enterprise value in a dynamic business environment.
The AI and Data Operations team leverages the power of data, analytics, robotics, science and cognitive technologies to uncover hidden relationships from vast troves of data, generate insights, and inform decision-making. Together with the Strategy practice, our Strategy & Analytics portfolio helps clients transform their business by architecting enterprise programs and differentiated strategies to win in their chosen markets. The AI & Data Operations team works with our clients to:
Manage and operate large scale data platforms (cloud, on-prem, hybrid), automation and hyper automation capabilities and operate AI foundries to allow our clients to drive insights from the vast troves of data in their systems and ecosystems
Deploy hyper automation and cognitive and science-based techniques to manage data, predict scenarios and prescribe actions
Drive operational efficiency by maintaining their data ecosystems, sourcing analytics expertise and providing As-a-Service offerings for continuous insights and improvements
Minimum of a bachelor's degree and 6+ years consulting/and or industry experience or an MBA with 5+ years relevant work experience.
Demonstrated functional knowledge of RPA, including market-leading trends and platforms (e.g., Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, UiPath, and WorkFusion)
Demonstrated functional knowledge of intelligent automation market leading trends and technologies (e.g., AI, machine learning, NLP) and platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure)
Experienced in leading or managing teams and change initiatives (especially in a project management role)
Experience with budgetary responsibilities related to projects or resources
Experience with process mapping and process redesign activities
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
Experience with Microsoft Excel
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
Ability to work independently; influence others and lead teams focused on specific work streams of large projects.
Ability to travel up to 50% on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.
Ability to lead small teams focused on specific work streams of larger projects
Prior consulting experience is preferred
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
Exceptional communication and analytical skills with the ability to communicate findings to clients and team members
Ability to anticipate client and project requirements in advance to plan for successful execution of projects
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team in fast-paced client environment
Eagerness to mentor junior staff
An advanced degree (e.g., MBA, MS), paired with relevant work experience
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.