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Date Posted: Aug 20, 2019

Reference Code: 44958-en_US

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

External Posting Description

The Deloitte Supply Chain & Network Operations Consulting practice is the largest in the Canadian market and part of the largest consulting firm in the world and growing. We work hand-in-hand with our clients from virtually every industry to improve business performance, drive shareholder value and create competitive advantage.

Our practice has global reach and you might find yourself jumping on a flight to Montreal, Vancouver, Chicago, Hong Kong, Sweden, and many other interesting locations. Wherever it may be, you will manage best-in-class Logistics & Distribution strategy projects, advanced analytics to drive cost reductions and performance improvement, and technology transformations with clients that come to Deloitte to help solve their pressing concerns.

Deloitte's Supply Chain practice is growing and we are seeking talented Managers to join our team. Managers are critical to the success of our practice. You are responsible for the delivery of our client engagements and have the opportunity to work across all industries. You will lead collaborative engagement teams through the development and implementation of Logistics & Distribution strategies and solutions.

The work will involve developing innovative recommendations to address client issues and present the findings to senior executives. Depending on the project, you will evolve this storyline into a strategic roadmap and detailed project plan for execution. Ensuring client success does not stop there. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the client through the implementation to see the vision become a reality.

The focus does not stop with the client; internal projects are equally important to the role as we are constantly innovating and improving our practice. Let your interests guide you as to what internal projects you might be passionate about leading or joining as the options are endless: market research, proposals, recruiting, innovation labs, strategy development, AI joint-ventures, and career coaching/mentorship just to name a few.


Your role as a manager at Deloitte:
•Embrace and live the firm’s purpose –to make an impact that matters –by pushing yourself and your team to identify solutions to challenges that are most important for our clients, people, and society
•Develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
•Deliver exceptional client service by maximizing results and driving high performance from people, while also fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
•Influence clients, teams and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships
•Understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, and align people to them to set appropriate priorities and direction

External Posting Qualifications
  • 6-8 years of project-based experience (as an internal or external consultant) in Logistics & Distribution strategy, innovation, digital supply chain, advanced analytics, and predictive analytics in one or more of the following areas:

1. Supply Chain Execution Strategy including:

  • Supply Chain Assessments
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Product Flow Improvement
  • Network Design
  • Warehouse Improvement
  • Transportation Improvement across Truck, Rail, Marine: Sourcing, Utilization, Routing

2. Transportation Management Systems (TMS) including:

  • Implementation methodologies including waterfall and agile
  • Project Management, Business Process Design, requirements & functional specifications, Testing
  • Modules including: Planning & Optimization, Execution, Freight Settlement

3. Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) including:

  • Implementation methodologies including waterfall and agile
  • Project Management, Business Process Design, requirements & functional specifications, Testing
  • Modules including: Warehouse Management, Inventory Optimization, Slotting Optimization, Labor Management

4. Warehouse Design & Implementation including:

  • Capacity, Slotting, FTE, MHE requirements
  • 3PL RFP and Selection
  • Project Management of implementation
  • Consulting experience in the following industries would be considered a plus: Retail, Consumer Products, Food & Beverage, Automotive, Aerospace and Logistics & Distribution Providers.
  • Project-based experience is an asset
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced and fluid environment
  • Proven ability to deliver on project management accountabilities in a cross functional environment
  • Experienced with diagnosis of problems, development of solutions, facilitation of decision making, documentation, client communication, managing expectations, project profitability as well as team leadership
  • Ability to anticipate the long term, multifunctional impact of all decisions and take a broad approach to problem solving
  • Prior Business/Engineering/Mathematics/Computer Science undergraduate studies advantageous
  • Graduate studies in Business or Supply Chain Management related specializations preferred
  • MBA or P. Eng. designation highly desirable
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Extensive travel in Canada and USA may be required


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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