Deloitte Senior Manager, Competitive Intelligence in Williamsville, New York
US Strategy: Senior Manager, Competitive Intelligence (CI)
Are you passionate about helping leaders identify opportunities and navigate challenges at the intersection of strategy, innovation, and insight? Do you have a background in strategic management, consulting, or competitive intelligence, or have you worked within an internal strategy or intelligence team? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions - this is the right role for you!
Work You'll Do:
As a CI Senior Manager, you will lead projects and programs that help Deloitte's leaders understand the competition and the professional services market, respond to events, frame the future, and win in the market. You will build the team's understanding of the competitive landscape by developing and delivering analyses and insights related to Deloitte's businesses, competitors, and the environment in which competition unfolds. You will work with the senior-most leaders in the organization, including the US Chief Strategy Officer, to support the intelligence needs of the US CEO and the Executive and Management Committees and to inform the strategic choices of the US Firm. In addition, you will frequently collaborate with other internal strategy and research teams, including US Innovation, DTTL (global) Strategy, and the US Consulting Strategy Office. Finally, you will be asked to help the team continuously improve by researching and implementing new tools and processes.
Delivering subject matter expertise and deep thinking related to Deloitte's businesses, competitors, and the professional services industry
Conceiving, scoping, managing, and executing projects that provide information and insight responsive to internal client needs
Designing and executing analytic programs-including open-source research, interviews with subject matter experts, and quantitative research-that support those projects
Leading teams of junior practitioners to gather and analyze information and develop presentations; coaching them to superior performance
Preparing and delivering reports on findings to Deloitte's leaders
Part of Deloitte LLP, CI is a distinct competency within Deloitte's internal strategy team, which supports and leads projects focused on growth, innovation, risk, and operations of Deloitte's US firm. It reports to the US Chief Strategy Officer and is part of Deloitte's Businesses, Global and Strategic Services group.
Qualifications - External
- BS/BA required; Master's degree/MBA or coursework in strategy or competitive analysis preferred
Intellectual curiosity; professional skepticism; business, financial, and economic literacy; superior critical analysis; and cogent, persuasive expression are foundational requirements of the role.
Exceptional standards for quality in writing, speaking, and independent thought, and a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the professional services industry are critical to success in the role.
Candidates with experience supporting strategy development strongly preferred. Foundational knowledge of emerging technologies and landscape (e.g., cloud, cognitive) and strong experience with data analytics and visualization software are desired.
Minimum ten years' relevant work experience required, preferably with at least five years in a large professional services firm; a corporate strategy or planning department; or an intelligence analysis role. Work experience must include project management and preparing and delivering executive presentation. Experience supporting strategy development strongly preferred.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is required.
Candidates must be self-starters and comfortable operating in virtual environments. The CI team is virtual, with members and clients in multiple regions of the US and overseas.
Problem-solver with an ability and willingness to look at issues and information in new and different ways.
Limited travel (less than 20 percent) is required
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.