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Deloitte US Innovation – Senior Consultant, Innovation Strategy in New York, New York

US Innovation – Senior Consultant, Innovation Strategy

Location: New York City, NY

If you are fascinated about how digital technology is transforming business, plan your next career move with Deloitte’s US Innovation team.

Deloitte’s breadth, depth, and scale, combined with our relentless passion for innovation create powerful opportunities to help our clients and our own organization stay ahead of change, deliver impact that matters, and transform complexity and disruption into lasting value.

Work You’ll Do:

The Senior Consultant will work as a team member in executing corporate strategy projects focused on transforming what the firm offers, how we deliver those offerings, and how we operate. Projects could include any of Deloitte’s four specific functional businesses: Audit, Tax, Consulting, or Advisory, or may be focused on new services and businesses, channels (e.g., clients, industry sectors, geographies) or services that cross functional business lines.

The Senior Consultant will interact with senior leaders in the company and will assist in various special, top priority projects with potential to significantly impact our organization.

Responsibilities:

The Senior Consultant will develop thinking and execute on one or more innovation projects or work-streams. This includes activities such as:

  • Applying logic and structure to solve ambiguous problems

  • Researching and establishing analytical frameworks and conducting complex business analyses

  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analysis, such as assessing the effectiveness of current processes and identifying opportunities for transformation

  • Collaborating and developing effective working relationships with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders

  • Developing executive level presentations and reports

The Team:

The US Innovation group supports Deloitte’s strategic innovation goals. The group focuses on sensing emerging trends; incubating breakthrough technologies and solutions; driving and orchestrating the firm’s digital transformation; and communicating to our people and the marketplace the vision and impact of the firm’s innovation and digital transformation efforts. The group also works with firm leaders to help set, shape, achieve – and then refresh - innovation goals.

The US Innovation group is unique in Deloitte. Its focus is to rapidly identify, shape, experiment and incubate new business opportunities that leverage leading edge technologies. We operate as a cross-between an applied R&D (emphasis on Development), venture capital investor and a start-up. All team members are respected and called upon for their creativity, insights and ability to make an impact, regardless of title or tenure. And most are challenged to work on multiple projects at one time. The work is intense, fast-moving and highly impactful; but most importantly fun and rewarding for those with passion for innovation.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Prior experience in strategy development for top tier companies and/or with top strategy consultancy

  • Outstanding analytical (qualitative and quantitative), research, and presentation skills

  • Ability to think creatively and apply logical structuring to complex problems

  • Ability to synthesize large sets of information, extract insights, and develop recommendations

  • Systems thinking skills (able to connect dots across different concepts to generate new insights)

  • Ability to think orthogonally to prevailing views and comfort with challenging orthodoxies

  • Strong technical skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and supporting technologies like Teams and Zoom)

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and team building skills

  • Limited travel (While up to 25% of travel may be necessary for the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)

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

Preferred

  • MBA/MS/MA or other relevant advanced degree(s) from top tier program

  • 4 years of strategy consulting experience, including executing and owning workstreams for innovation/strategy projects and programs with multiple stakeholders

  • Ability to succeed in both team-based and independent environments

  • Strong client presence with experience facilitating ideation/brainstorming sessions and collaboration workshops

  • High level of proficiency in developing executive level communications/presentations

  • Client service mentality and ability to develop high degree of trust with key internal client base

  • Familiarity and fluency with strategic and innovation frameworks and conceptual constructs

  • Knowledge of growth & expansion strategies and scenario/trend analysis

  • Experience managing small to mid-sized teams to deliver results

  • Well-organized with the ability to handle several projects/clients simultaneously

  • Professionalism, maturity, energy for driving change, creativity and empathy are all key attributes for success

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 at https://zoomforth.com/s/deloitte/du Leadership Center. at https://zoomforth.com/s/deloitte/du

Benefits

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