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Date Posted: Apr 21, 2019

Reference Code: 44547-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 
All Available Locations: Vancouver 

Description

Deloitte’s Technology Strategy and Architecture (TS&A) practice provides end-to-end advisory and design services to help our clients develop actionable, business-enabling information technology strategies and roadmaps; identify, evaluate and adopt innovation to transform business; define, maximize and measure value of technology, design modern enterprise architectures, rationalize and transform applications & infrastructure, develop a balanced portfolio of business and IT solutions, assess IT sourcing and service delivery models, rationalize IT costs and optimize IT operational effectiveness and organizational performance.  

Responsibilities

Responsible for bringing deep subject matter expertise within your professional area of focus.  The role includes developing and nurturing client relationships, bringing experience and thought-leadership, industry trends and best practices to realize or solve our client’s biggest opportunities and toughest challenges.  You will be instrumental in enabling our teams to achieve highest levels of quality performance commensurate with the expectations of a World-leading Professional Services Firm.

This role has a responsibility over a portfolio of IT advisory projects, which includes assistance in proposal development and winning pursuits, SME leadership on a portfolio of projects, and quality of project deliverables. Examples of role responsibilities: 

  • Create long term relationships at senior client levels
  • Inclusive leadership, where every team member is encouraged to be their authentic self, and realize their personal and professional potential and aspirations
  • Establish and continually enhance your personal brand within the Firm and the marketplace
  • Continuous learning and self-development
  • Lead business development opportunities
  • Manage and lead teams in the delivery of projects
  • Execute a client service plan on complex engagements working closely with Partners
  • Actively mentor and coach team members to their highest potential

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of consulting experience, or 15+ years of progressive, non-consulting IT work experience:
    • Consulting experience with Tier 1 Professional Services/Consulting Firms would be ideal
    • Previous experience in an IT operational or IT management role would be an asset
  • Experience in one or more of the following subject areas:
    • IT strategy & technology enabled business transformation
    • Technology innovation ideation, evaluation and adoption
    • Enterprise architecture
    • Enterprise governance over IT
    • IT effectiveness and operating model design/review
    • IT organizational design
    • IT sourcing and procurement
    • IT project management

Academic Qualification:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent
    • Graduate degree, such as an MBA would be an asset
  • A professional designation (PMP, CMC) is an asset
  • Any of the following IT certifications would be an asset (ITIL, CobiT, TOGAF)

**Canadian travel required. Candidates must be able to enter the USA to work on client assignments

Personal Characteristics

  • Curiosity and passion for continuous learning and self-development
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, including presentation and facilitation skills
  • Superb emotional intelligence and ability to relate to a variety of personality types
  • Ability to establish and nurture client relationships at the most senior/executive levels
  • Superb structured problem solving skills and logical thinking ability
  • “Big Picture” thinker, with the ability to achieve excellence through effective delegation
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence

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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