Strategy and Innovation Manager, Deloitte Global Strategy & Innovation

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 108081   
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 


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.

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.


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? Want to make an impact that matters? Consider Deloitte Global.

What will your typical day look like?


In this interesting and diverse role, you’ll gain exposure to firm leaders throughout the globe and gain a deep knowledge of our 5 businesses (Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory, and Tax &
Legal). As a Manager, you will lead a small team helping to solve complex business issues from shaping and strategy to execution, with oversight from a Senior Manager or Director.

Examples of impactful work include:

  • Engaging with senior firm leaders to shape and prioritize their innovation objectives and collaborate across businesses, geographies, and/or enabling areas to execute toward defined innovation objectives
  • Helping shape future firm offerings by identifying emerging trends, white-space opportunities for the firm, and building new programs within identified offerings
  • Accelerating the way the firm goes to market as a technology-enabled services business by designing global processes for the technology development lifecycle, implementing technology platforms to enable those processes, and building certification programs to help standardize how innovative products are built and taken to market

About the team

The Corporate Development Office (CDO) leads Deloitte’s acquisitions, ventures, alliances and international investment where Deloitte Canada enters into transactions to grow its services offerings. The CDO is committed to increasing value to the partnership through thoughtful execution and innovative thinking. The CDO is targeting a significant amount in incremental annual revenue opportunities from these initiatives. The CDO has executed over 40 transactions in the last five years. Few professional services firm in Canada has executed this many transactions. The team has six people throughout the country. Transactions have been undertaken in interesting areas such as cyber-security, specialized legal services, analytics, data, innovative technologies, artificial intelligence, infrastructure, to name but a few.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone with:


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in any of the following:
    • Commercial technology consulting experience
    • Technology organization
    • Digital product development, digital enterprise product design, development and deployment, artificial intelligence, cloud, blockchain, robotic process automation, cybersecurity and other disruptive technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology field
  • Ability to be a self-starter and continuous learner - willing to research and acquire new skills to get the job done
  • Critical and "out-of-the-box" thinker - questions the status-quo while coming up with innovative solutions
  • Resourceful - leverages network, internal and external resources to inform and educate the project
  • Analytical - grasps complex concepts and synthesizes unstructured data to summarize effectively and drive key decisions
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and pivoting priorities
  • Executive presence and communication skills - able to build executive-level presentations and present to an executive audience
  • Delivers to results - able to develop and articulate a point of view on key global trends and how they impact clients
  • Experience influencing others (small team of direct reports, key stakeholders, etc.)
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Suite
  • Interest in disruptive technologies and innovative trends
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience managing or working autonomously, and collaborating across multiple time zones with a global virtual team


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!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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