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Consultant/Senior Consultant, Technology - Mergers & Acquisitions (MACons)

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Date Posted: Dec 7, 2018

Reference Code: 38068-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada 
All Available Locations: Calgary; Montreal; Ottawa; Toronto 


Deloitte’s M&A Consulting practice delivers comprehensive consulting services and comprises Strategy & Operations (S&O), Technology, and Human Capital experts. Working collaboratively within integrated, cross-functional teams, our practitioners are involved through all phases of the M&A lifecycle, including: strategy, operational readiness, due diligence, pre- and post-close integration/separation planning and execution, and follow-on transformation.

To support our rapidly growing practice, we are seeking the best and the brightest individuals to join our high performing team. Successful candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • Personal and professional integrity, commitment to collaboration, and exceptional communication skills
  • Robust analytical thinking and problem solving, paired with financial acumen and technology fluency
  • Outstanding executive presence, with the ability to project confidence, establish credibility with, and influence, clients at all level


As one of the most complex events in a company’s lifecycle, an M&A event demands meticulous planning and execution. Our IT M&A practitioners help identify opportunities and risks during due diligence; plan and implement post-close integration/separation activities; develop and deliver post-deal transformation strategies. Deloitte offers a range of technology services such as IT PMO, solution design, data disposition, app and data conversions, and contract management and sourcing.

Role Overview

The IT M&A Consultant/Senior Consultant will primarily focus on supporting the execution of IT initiatives throughout the M&A lifecycle. In addition, as a Senior Consultant you will have multiple other responsibilities, and are expected to contribute to the firm's growth and development in a variety of ways:

  • Engagement management: Support pursuit team leaders with engagement planning and scoping; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; deliver on-time, high-quality engagement work products.
  • Engage in day-to-day interactions with stakeholders: Participate in business development activities, be an active member of pursuit teams while supporting proposal content development.
  • Contribute to practice development and eminence: Participate in the creation of practical solutions and methodologies; support and contribute to the development of "thoughtware" and "point-of-view" documents; and participate and support industry and eminence events sponsored by the firm.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of relevant experience in a similar role in consulting or industry, or
  • Master’s degree with 2+ years of relevant work experience in a similar role in consulting or industry
  •  Participation in one or more M&A projects with demonstrated expertise in key IT focus areas such as:
    • IT infrastructure separation
    • Data center migration
    • Application integration / separation / rationalization
    • IT synergies / cost reduction
  • Experience across critical components of IT (e.g., infrastructure, applications, IT operations, IT finances and expenses, information security, end-user computing, messaging, enterprise architecture, testing)
  • Strong program management skills, specifically in managing work streams / projects, prioritizing strategic objectives, ultimately helping to drive a project to success
  • Experience advising clients, managing and executing projects, managing risks and issues, and delivering results
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous and changing requirements
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • A willingness and ability to travel up to 80% of the time (Monday–Thursday)

Additional preferred qualifications, capabilities, and experience:

  • Experience developing material for, and supporting, large cross-functional workshops regarding the planning and implementation of IT integration and separation projects as the result of M&A activity
  • Experience guiding clients on key concepts and strategies for M&A engagements, including but not limited to stranded cost analyses, demanding timelines, business continuity during transformation, synergy identification and capture, and system cutovers
  • Ability to articulate leading business issues and trends, including the associated technology implications within one or more industries
  • Experience participating in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities
  • Experience working in the Financial Services Industry or Energy and Resources sectors

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted



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