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Deloitte US Research & Insights - Strategic Priorities and Analytics Manager in Sacramento, California

Background:

Deloitte, one of the nation's leading professional services firms, provides assurance and advisory, tax, and management consulting services through nearly 40,000 people in more than 100 U.S. cities. The firm is dedicated to helping its clients and its people excel. Deloitte has been recognized as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in America" by Fortune magazine for the sixteenth year. Deloitte Services is part of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, one of the world's leading professional services firms with more than 165,000 people in over 135 countries.

Position:

The Research & Insights (R&I) Strategy and Operations team is responsible for developing and implementing thought leadership strategy within R&I and influencing thought leadership strategy across the US Firm. Deloitte strives to be the digital source for the most differentiated, globally relevant, research-based thought leadership. Our thought leadership is intended to initiate meaningful engagement with clients and prospects, while adding to our reputation as a leader in the marketplace globally. In this role, we will look for an individual who embodies this mission and will seek to apply it across strategic priorities and as a leader of specific projects. This role engages directly with Deloitte's industry and cross-industry research centers, Deloitte Insights Publishing team, Data Science, and Economics teams as well as leaders across Deloitte US and global teams.

Objectives of the Role

  • Oversee strategic business initiatives from development through successful execution under the guidance of the R&I strategy and operations leader and the R&I leadership team

  • Collaborate with R&I leadership in decision-making, program management, and strategic priority implementation

  • Lead process improvement and coordinate organizational procedures across teams for optimized efficiency and productivity

Responsibilities:

  • Lead multiple strategic initiatives as identified throughout the year. The team typically leads number of complex initiatives with high leadership visibility.

  • Proactively identify and scope projects for driving greater impact across R&I, CMG, and the Deloitte US firm

  • Manage projects aligned to the R&I Strategy, potentially including executive presentations, research, publishing, talent, or global connectivity

  • Lead improvements in R&I impact and performance reporting

  • Support and lead efforts for R&I change management in coordination with R&I and communications professionals

  • Oversee daily operations including aspects of annual budgeting, vendor management, pipeline refresh and updates

  • Build and develop relationships with all employees for increased efficiency and effective responsiveness into existing operations

  • Liaising /collaborating with India-based junior team members in support of research centers, analytics, and strategic priorities

  • Acting as a Research & Insights program ambassador. Keep people informed, manage interactions, and develop trusted relationships

  • Support R&I and Deloitte in considering and prioritizing opportunities for university partnerships; support stakeholder engagement and program management of MIT Media Lab relationship

  • Provide ongoing support across center and team leadership (e.g., Managing Directors, Chief of Staff) and leadership on strategic projects and other leadership requests.

This role is evolving, and opportunities to expand responsibilities and take on more challenging tasks will be readily available. A high degree of flexibility and ability to handle ambiguity and changing priorities are required.

Qualifications and Work Experience:

A strong candidate is comfortable with or strengthened by:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Seeing the big picture of the global Firms and how thought leadership supports business generation

  • Working with internal (PMDs) and external stakeholders (Academics and Program Managers) from various backgrounds

  • Experience with the following is preferred: thought leadership, publishing, consulting, marketing, analytics and/or content strategy

  • Identifying and making connections across the businesses

  • Obtaining results through influence not authority

  • Structuring ambiguous, high-level goals into executable plans; managing through ambiguity in project definition and scope

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Performing work at different skill levels to get the job done (mix of high level strategic and relationship building and execution/operations)

  • Executive-level verbal and written communication skills

  • Working virtually with team members and internal clients

  • The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $101,575 to $214,740.

  • You may also be eligible to participate in a sales incentive program, whereby you may be eligible to receive certain incentive compensation amounts based on achievement of certain sales goals set forth each year, subject to the terms and conditions of any applicable program document.

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