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Deloitte Deloitte Consulting - Summer Associate - Operations Strategy/Strategy Advisor in Seattle, Washington

Become a Summer Associate at Deloitte Consulting! Join our strategic advisor team where we advise the world's leading companies in navigating change and architecting the future. Today's modern business issues are complex - when you join the Deloitte strategic advisor team, you'll get exposure and training to enhance your strategic advisor skillset and help prepare you to tackle interdisciplinary business issues that every leader in the C-suite is grappling with. If you have ambitions to become a trusted advisor to executive clients and the appetite to continually grow and learn, then we encourage you to start your career as a Summer Associate here with us at Deloitte Consulting.

What We're Looking For

We are looking for Summer Associates who love a challenge, excel at complex problem solving, and embrace a fast pace working environment. You will work among strategic advisors to help our clients shape their business agendas and architect enterprise transformations that have the potential to impact their business and our society for years to come.

We're looking for strategic storytellers, critical thinkers, tech-savvy innovators, entrepreneurs, and purpose-driven leaders who thrive in ambiguity and team environments. We're also looking for future strategic advisors and executive relationship builders who are excited about developing breadth and depth across functional capabilities and industry topics and have a passion for tackling a variety of business, technological, and organizational challenges head-on.

Our Advise Pathways & The Work You Will Do

When you join our strategic advisor team, you'll have the opportunity to select the pathway that most closely aligns with your areas of interest and background. We offer two pathways with an opportunity to focus on either Strategy or Operations Strategy (please indicate your preferred pathway via the survey link in your application):

As an Operations Strategy Advisor , the work you will do may be focused on:

  • Developing operational strategies across global product development, supply chains, digital platforms, and networks to support sustainable growth, reduce cost and improve speed, efficiency and quality to support business needs

  • Advising the CFO, COO, and CIO to drive break-through performance by translating company strategy into a vision for finance and global operations

  • Identifying opportunities to optimize finance, real estate, and the organizations' global service delivery capabilities to achieve the client's vision

  • Visioning and designing business transformations to achieve business goals including operational efficiencies, resiliency, and improved agility

Your impact will help clients achieve new ways of operating more effectively and efficiently and will enable them to transform their commercial functions to support their strategic ambitions. Example Operations Strategy Advisor projects may include:

  • Developing strategies to enable green supply chain operations

  • Creating smart factories of the future by leveraging the latest digital technologies

  • Building capabilities to deliver on the promise of business transformations and ensure long term value sustainability

  • Leveraging predictive technologies to turn data into insight and impact

  • Enabling scale through global location, service delivery, and talent sourcing strategies

  • Optimizing global operations to drive cost take-out, support sustainability strategies, and minimize network footprint

  • Ideating and designing digital transformations to drive business value focused on improving operational efficiencies

  • Advising CFOs directly on the future ambition for the Finance organization through conducting executive visioning workshops

As a Strategy Advisor , the work you will do may be focused on:

  • Developing enterprise and business unit strategies that help clients make strategic choices to drive growth or improve agility

  • Developing strategies for M&A and corporate restructuring opportunities that create value for our clients

  • Understanding customers and their needs, and developing strategies and experiences to attract them

  • Transforming workforces, workforce management practices, and workforce experiences through future of work talent strategies, operating model shifts, and workplace redesign, enabling businesses to outperform and disrupt their sectors

  • Advising and shaping the COO and senior operations executives' agenda to achieve growth aspirations, drive cost optimization and revenue enhancement, and transform the business for performance

Your impact will help clients achieve long-term growth, outpace competitors, meet consumer needs, and innovate in a changing and evolving market. Example Strategy Advisor projects may include:

  • Building a growth strategy and business case to bring new products to market

  • Defining a purpose-led social impact strategy to drive long-term value for a business

  • Defining a digital/omnichannel customer experience, setting the strategy, and defining the go-to-market and tech roadmap

  • Conducting analysis on a potential M&A transaction and assessing financial impacts of a changing market landscape

  • Designing a work-from-anywhere playbook and organizational change strategy

  • Designing and launching a new digital experience for a specific customer base

  • Standing up new lines of business enabled by technology advancements and capabilities (i.e., automation, AI & analytics, digitization)

  • Developing and executing an M&A strategy to integrate two companies and combine their brands, products, people, technology, and organization

  • Helping a client design their future organizational culture to drive their business strategy

  • Designing operating models to enable growth, reduce costs, and increase the bottom line

Why work at one company when you could work with almost every company to solve the world's biggest problems? At Deloitte, you can workacross industries, technologies, and sectors,with people from every corner of the world. So don't just work in tech, healthcare, finance, or retail. Work everywhere - right here at Deloitte.


  • MBA degree (expected graduation by August 2024)

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

  • Strong academic standing

  • Ability to travel up to 50% on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve

What You Can Expect:

To strengthen and mature your strategic advisor skill set, you'll work across industries, geographies, and disciplines. You will work both independently and collaboratively with a project team and partner across our enterprise to bring the best of Deloitte to your clients. You'll also have access to curated learning & development and apprenticeship opportunities that advance your core capabilities and broaden your network. Your experiences as a strategic advisor at Deloitte will arm you with a unique skillset and breadth of experiences that will prepare you to become market leaders, whether at Deloitte, or beyond. Your MBA experience will be an invaluable asset to our team. Come join us... we are excited to shape the future with you!

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.