Strategic Initiatives Lead (Manager), Office of the GCIO, Deloitte Global Technology

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Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
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.

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

Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching
Leverage the Deloitte CPA Advantage program, a comprehensive support program for CPA modules and the CFE.
Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
Build your leadership skills at Deloitte University.
Have many careers in one Firm.
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness. 
Enjoy My Benefit Dollars - a flexible benefit to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. 
Experience a firm where wellness matters.
Experience MyFlex and an agile work environment where work is what you do not where you do it
Experience MyFlex where reduced hours or seasonal work allows you to meet your personal goals.
Build a network of colleagues for life
Have an impact that matters through pro bono and significant volunteer opportunities.
Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.
Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.
Grow your network and your knowledge by joining one of our many Employee Resource Groups.

 

 

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cuttingedge 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?

 

In this interesting and diverse role, you’ll have the opportunity to:

 

  • Lead and support high priority and visible GCIO projects as well as balance a portfolio of OCIO led projects across Deloitte Technology.
  • Execute on strategic and operational business and technology transformation initiatives, by helping to operationalize innovative ideas across multiple domains.
  • Collaborate with internal clients around the world to share best practices and drive efficiencies as well as identify opportunities for strategically aligned initiatives, which may include opportunities to increase efficiency or reduce operating costs.
  • Work closely with leadership, Communications, Talent and project teams to prepare and support CIO briefings and engagements.
  • Develop sustainable Stakeholder relationships with Service Areas, Service Lines, DTTL and MFs fostering a business partner relationship.
  • Continue development of your emerging technology and business awareness through horizon scanning and learning, to remain current within your role

About the team

 

Deloitte Global

 

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 Technology Services works at the forefront of technology development and processes to support and protect Deloitte around the world. In this truly global environment, we operate not in "what is" but rather "what can be" to help Deloitte deliver and connect with its clients, its communities, and one another in ways not previously conceived.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:

 

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in a corporate technology related role or technology strategy, management consulting, or technology consulting
  • 2+ years’ experience within a Deloitte Member Firm or Global Technology Services organization
  • Experience in using a wide range of standard methods and tools, e.g. capability modelling, process and governance design
  • Experience in working in organizational / business design
  • Stakeholder management experience in a diverse organization
  • Technology background, with Business Analysis / Transformation Project Management knowledge, and demonstrable experience in the definition, design, and implementation of strategic initiatives
  • Critical thinking coupled with advanced analysis and problem-solving techniques - business / data analysis skills are essential
  • Project management experience in designing and taking initiatives from abstract to concrete. Ability to manage competing, high priority demands; prioritizing workload, managing projects and multiple responsibilities against tight deadlines
  • Experience in leading small/medium initiatives within IT to drive creative technology and operational improvements; demonstrate analytical thinking and problem-solving undertaken capability and risk assessments, be proficient in articulating complex problems in a coherent manner to stakeholders at various levels within the organizations.

 

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? A
 

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 accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca 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.
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