Sensing and Alliances & Ecosystems, Senior Manager - Deloitte Global Innovation

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Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: DTTL - Secondment 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Calgary; London; Ottawa; Vancouver 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

Have many careers in one Firm.
Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness. 
Experience a firm where wellness matters.
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.


This role could be a fixed-term 24-month contract or secondment with Deloitte Global (DTTL) ideal for individuals who would like to gain global experience. Due to the global nature of this role, relocation is not required, nor supported. 


Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with premier thought leaders in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

What will your typical day look like?


This individual will be responsible for leading the development and execution of a Global Alliances and Ecosystems (A&E) strategy for the Tax & Legal (T&L) Business. Reporting to the Director responsible for driving the Global Tax & Legal Digital Innovation program, this individual will develop an operational model for accelerating growth through A&E activity, lead market and competitor research to inform decision-making, develop a deep understanding of the senior tax leadership agenda, corresponding challenges and how Deloitte addresses them. 


The individual will establish relationships with senior partners and firm leadership, including Country and Service Line Strategy, Innovation, and Technology leaders, Alliances & Ecosystems Leadership, T&L management, and cross-business Innovation leadership and teams in implementing related workstreams in Deloitte T&L’s overall Innovation and Transformation strategy. Specific responsibilities will be to:

  • Shape the development and management of our T&L Alliances & Ecosystems strategy, by supporting the Global Tax & Legal A&E Steering Committee in driving key A&E workstreams
  • Develop an approach for startup venturing and exploring new business relationships, and running third party pilots
  • Compile and synthesize external views of the competitive environment including the role ecosystem and alliance partners are playing in direct and indirect competition for our services, among other digitalization themes and topics
  • Identify new partners and explore how to better leverage existing relationships that enable the development of new revenue streams or maximize existing revenue streams
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders in obtaining internal approvals to enable teaming arrangements
  • Evaluate emerging trends, opportunities, and threats internally and externally
  • Communicate successes to the T&L practice of how we are using ecosystems and alliances to deliver better service to our clients and while driving additional revenue
  • Deliver training to market facing teams on how ecosystem players are being used to innovate our service delivery
  • Develop innovation and technology outlooks
  • Drive incremental sales growth working with alliance partners through alignment of T&L go to market strategies.
  • Work with A&E leadership, Service Offering Leaders to attract alliance partner investments by embedding partner technologies in our offerings and execute joint sales campaigns with those respective partners.

About the team


Deloitte Global Culture:


At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?


Global Tax & Legal deploys the right team of experts to address the ever-evolving needs of our businesses around the world. Our professionals deliver superior compliance and advisory insights and guidance (local and global) to support our businesses operating in
singular or multiple jurisdictions.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:


  • 10+ years total work experience with a focus on strategy including helping organizations identify and set the direction toward their most important goals and partnering with C-Suite executives to help execute strategic goals
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and lead end-to-end work process to structure complex problems, develop clear hypotheses, conduct analyses, and drive actionable recommendations through a data driven process
  • Manage and nurture various global Tax & Legal Innovation Communities to promote ideation, experimentation, knowledge-sharing across the network in key digital innovation themes (e.g., AI, Remote Working, content integration) and Digital Transformation. 
  • Experience in building trusted advisor relationships and influencing others (including C-level executives); Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • The ability to create clear, concise, and convincing communications including business cases, PowerPoint presentations, project summaries); comfortable in business and technical discussions.
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Strong people development and leadership skills; able to manage multiple extended or virtual teams
  • Growth mindset for yourself and others; demonstrated track record of coaching and developing team members 
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for understanding the fundamental drivers of business success and competitive advantage 
  • A passion for helping solve problems 
  • The ability to develop a strong point of view combined with the openness to evolving that view based on new data; collaborative team player who is also an independent thinker 
  • Experience with approaches to testing strategic hypotheses and options (e.g., A/B Testing; Lean Startup Approach, Minimum viable prototype) OR a strong passion to learn and develop this skill set



Our shared values


While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.


Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:


  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You? 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

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