Deloitte Senior Consultant- Strategy- Internal Client Services- EO Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Senior Consultant- Strategy- Internal Client Services- EO Jobs in South Africa

Main Purpose of Job

The Strategy Senior Consultant works within the Africa Strategy Unit to advance the development of the Africa Member Firm network and implementation of its strategies to achieve the growth ambitions of the Africa Member Firm.

The scope of the role is Africa wide and requires the incumbent to play a key role in the shaping and framing the key strategies of the firm, working with the businesses to translate these strategies and drive execution.

The Strategy Senior Consultant reports to the Africa Strategy Lead and Chief of Staff to the Head of Businesses, with frequent interaction with the Africa Transformation Lead and Managing Director Businesses Africa as well as service lines and internal client service functions and other senior leaders across the Africa firm.

Differentiators for this specific role

  • Support processes to work with the business to translate the firm’s priorities into tactical plans

  • Support Define and implement a sprint methodology to manage the cadence of execution

  • Define communication process to leadership and team members

  • Timely and detailed reporting on status of sprint implementation and any corrective action required to leadership

  • Run multiple projects concurrently/ programme management

  • Leverage analytical frameworks to identify, prioritise, structure, and solve complex business problems

  • Leverage proven methods and tools to analyse and develop recommendations

  • Develop effective working relationships across the Africa Firm - including internal clients (service lines, Exco) and colleagues to exercise influence

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (storyboarding, presentations, report writing, etc.) to build alignment and understanding .

    Key Performance Areas:

    Strategic Impact

  • Support the process to translate the firm’s strategic choices and priorities agreed by the Africa executive

  • Support execution discipline to ensure the agreed upon tactical plans are fulfilled

  • Identify emerging priorities of the firm by identifying and analysing key trends to understand significance and business implications to stress test strategic priorities and choices to aid in decision making processes

  • Support strategic projects within specific areas of the business and across businesses / service lines as agreed with leadership

  • Support the process to utilise external sources (market research) to assess the professional services marketplace to
    help senior Leaders understand Deloitte’s competitive position (successes, challenges, opportunities, and risks) as input to shaping the choices and strategy of the firm

  • Including liaising with external service providers to scope competitor analysis studies for core Africa markets

  • Collaborating with the knowledge management function on research needs - including competitor analysis, market sensing (including key trends, acquisitions, macro and micro economic indicators)

  • Formulate business issues into robust and quantified decision frameworks to identify strategic option with preferred solutions to drive business performance

  • Support identification underperforming/ sub-optimal parts of the firm’s portfolio to create visibility of areas requiring intervention - for instance optimisation and or investment

  • Analyse portfolios to identify trends, systemic issues and early warning signals of areas in the business which are at risk of becoming commoditised

  • Support senior leaders on long range planning projects and ad-hoc requests

  • Develop and share content for presentations and reports, as well as supporting analytics, for the Managing Director Businesses and Africa Transformation Leader as well as senior leaders and oversight committees, as required

    Innovation and Change

  • Maintain personal motivation and drive to take ideas from conception to implementation

  • Generate innovative solutions to enhance Africa firms’ impact and strategic outcomes

  • Based on expertise and experience, advises and supports Service Line leadership in identification and implementation of innovative solutions to issues arising within area of expertise

    Minimum Qualifications

  • University Graduate- Undergraduate degree with rigorous analytical and quantitative focus.

    Desired Qualifications

    Qualifications in any of the following would be a distinct advantage:

  • Business Sciences

  • Business Administration (MBA or equivalent)

  • Finance

  • Engineering

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Senior Consultant- Strategy- Internal Client Services- EO Jobs in South Africa

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