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Deloitte Full Time Technology Consultant, Global Trade Advisory (GTA) - Summer 2021 in Parsippany, New Jersey

Deloitte's Global Trade Advisory (GTA) practice is seeking talented individuals to join our group with a focus on technology-enablement of our clients' import and export function. The position includes a focus on data analytics (data wrangling solutions, automated intelligence solutions, etc.) The position also includes implementation of SAP's global trade management module; SAP Global Trade Services (SAP GTS) helps companies automate their compliance controls, communications with Customs authorities and trade partners, trade preference qualification processes, and cross-border operations. GTA Consultants will adopt trade content specialist and functional design roles with the goal of helping drive system design, undertake build and system configuration activities, conduct solution testing, and provide go-live support for multinationals with complex supply chain and global operations. Deloitte's GTA practice is a market-leading, worldwide network of international trade specialists experienced in global trade strategy, trade automation, export controls, and import compliance. Deloitte's GTA practice is composed of attorneys, business and supply chain operations specialists, technology specialists, customs brokers, auditors, and trade management professionals. We are multidisciplinary network of over 550 international trade professionals in over 100 countries. Our team helps importers and exporters improve global trade compliance, pursue process efficiencies, and identify new opportunities in their global supply chains.

Our practice stands squarely between trade compliance professionals and IT professionals. In an increasingly global business environment with increasingly complex businesses and operating models, logistics and trade executives need to transform and enhance their compliance organizations and capabilities. Our GTA practice members are part of a global team with a Center of Excellence delivery model. One of our objectives is to integrate trade compliance operations with enterprise technology landscapes and to help businesses implement technology solutions in a way that allows business users to efficiently manage their compliance requirements and global operations.

What you'll do

Our Consultants deployed on automation projects will participate in engagements requiring detailed systems design, along with trade regulatory and business process analysis, across a broad industry spectrum globally. They work with US and multinational companies, understand national and international trade requirements, and align our clients' trade functions with their business objectives in the context of system design and global cross-border operations. Consultants will have the opportunity to develop and pursue global trade automation strategies while using the latest technologies and travelling to client locations around the world.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work with clients to assess and automate their international trade management procedures globally.

  • Collect business and regulatory requirements during workshops with client business owners and conduct fit/gap analyses to determine where standard system solutions may require custom developments.

  • Assist with the planning, assessment, and exploration of automated import and export solutions.

  • Drive the functional design, configuration, and custom development of systematic solutions to global trade compliance requirements.

  • Conduct system testing and documentation associated with solutions implemented.

  • Be part of a global team that advises US and multinational companies on import and export strategies and compliance.

  • Demonstrate:

  • leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity;

  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels;

  • interest in international trade or international business; and

  • strong research, writing, communication, and project management skills.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in one or more relevant fields:

  • Information Technology

  • Computer Science

  • Economics

  • Engineering

  • Political Science/International Studies

  • Supply Chain/Transportation/Logistics

  • Statistics

  • Mathematics

  • Strong academic credentials (Minimum GPA of 3.0)

  • Relevant work experience (e.g., internships, summer positions, school jobs, research fellowships/positions)

  • Travel up to 80% both domestically and internationally (While 80% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)

  • Data management and analysis experience

Preferred Qualifications (i.e., Valuable, but Not Required):

  • Advanced Degree in relevant fields:

  • Information Technology

  • Computer Science

  • Economics

  • Engineering

  • Political Science

  • Statistics

  • Tax

  • Accounting

  • Law (JD or LLM)

  • Familiarity or experience working with teams from diverse backgrounds and in multiple countries

  • Familiarity or experience with US and Non-US import regulations

  • Familiarity or experience with US and Non-US export control regulations

  • Familiarity or experience with SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) functional areas:

  • SAP ECC 6.0 or SAP S/4 HANA

  • Sales and Distribution

  • Material Management

  • Transportation Management

  • Familiarity or experience with Oracle or other ERP systems

  • Familiarity or experience with Global Trade Management (GTM) software such as SAP GTS, Oracle GTM, Integration Point, or Amber Road

  • Foreign language skills, study abroad, or international travel 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.

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