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Deloitte Global Innovation in collaboration with the Global Innovation Executive (GIE) identifies and then executes the global network's innovation priorities. The GIE is comprised of senior innovation leaders from over fifteen of Deloitte's country-based practices and one from each of our five business units. In FY18, the GIE will expand its efforts to digitize Deloitte working closely with the global businesses and enabling areas.

FY18 priorities include:

  1. Advance world class sensing program to continuously identify trends, technology and business model disruptors, competitor activity, and new market entrants
  2. Identify and coordinate ecosystem partnerships required to successfully digitize what we offer, how we deliver and/or how we operate
  3. Directly support the implementation of the global business bold plays across Deloitte's five global business units (Audit, Consulting, Risk Advisory, Financial Advisory, and Tax & Legal).
  4. Directly support the implementation of enabling area pilots (Data Integration and Management, Alternative Staffing Models, Knowledge Management, and Automation of Firm Financial Reporting) leveraging targeted technologies (e.g. cognitive, artificial intelligence, IOT)

Role Specific Responsibilities

Support the execution of specific bold plays, and enabling area pilots. Demonstrate deep product or technology-level expertise, which typically aligns with single platform or domain. Provide technical support and/or leadership in the creation and delivery of technology experiments, position specific partners and components within a larger solution design along with the comparative analysis of alternative approaches to meet project requirements and optimize outputs.

Apply developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex issues within established guidelines and recommend appropriate alternatives. May seek advice in order to make decisions on complex business issues.

These projects will require the following responsibilities:

  • Validates possible solutions, capabilities and partnerships early in the planning cycle
  • Offer approaches using standard elements and minor customization to meet defined requirements
  • Ensures that any technical elements within their scope contribute to an innovative value proposition and output
  • Is creative and adapts to stakeholder needs rather than providing "boiler plate" responses
  • Defines any risks and associated costs with their project element
  • Understands the impact on other project elements, defines and documents mitigation strategies
  • Communicates inter-technology dependencies, overlaps, and integration points.
  • Develop and execute proofs of concept, rapid prototypes and pilots (with clients)
  • Test and solicit targeted feedback from key strategy stakeholder groups (e.g., member firms, business innovation leaders and teams)
  • Research solutions, frameworks, and methodologies to address specific project needs
  • Establish analytical frameworks to identify, prioritize, structure, and solve problems
  • Interview and gather data, conduct internal and external research, and issues analyses (e.g., assessment of competitor landscape in innovation)
  • Develop effective working relationships with senior stakeholders (internally and externally)
  • Facilitate the sharing of ideas across the global network via existing and emerging technologies and communities
  • Develop content for presentations and reports, as well as supporting analytics, for specific governance bodies, as required

People Management

  • Work with key strategy stakeholder groups (e.g.

    , member firms, business innovation leaders and teams) to develop cross-functional relationships

  • Work with peers and counterparts in other parts of the Deloitte network

Knowledge Sharing / Documentation

  • Provide ongoing support to the team Senior Managers, Director, and Chief Innovation Officer
  • Work with senior leaders across businesses, geographies, and industries
  • Contribute to the success of the team by ensuring work quality of the highest level

Education (degree):

  • Outstanding academic background
  • MBA from a top tier program (optional)

Years of Experience:

Minimum of 2 years of experience

Key Skills

  • Experience in the development of proofs of concept, rapid prototyping, and pilot execution in Deloitte or directly with clients including specific experience with
    • Requirements gathering
    • User story development
    • Solution ideation
    • Architecture design
    • Deployment Strategy
    • Testing design
  • Experienced delivery in agile or hybrid development and lean management
  • Hands-on and POC-level experience with one of the following:
    • Big Data/Data Management
      • Solution design around data Intake, integration, storage domains
      • Example platforms Hadoop, Informatica, HBase, Apache, SQL, NoSQL, Pivotal, etc
    • Cognitive, AI and Automation
      • Solution design around RPA, chatbot development, machine learning domains
      • Example platforms: Azure, AWS, Google, IPSoft, Blue Prism, Watson, Slack, SAS, Kaggle, etc
    • Analytics & Visualization
      • Solution design around data science, advanced analytics, visualization and reporting domains
      • Example platforms: Tableau, QlikView, OpenR, Splunk, etc.

  • Outstanding analytical, research, and presentation skills (superior PowerPoint and Excel skills required)
  • Ability to synthesize large sets of data and integrate into meaningful reports and recommendations
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Comfort working in a virtual environment

Other Qualifications

  • High degree of comfort working in an unstructured environment that requires solving complex, open-ended issues with incomplete data and little direction
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to be self-directed and contribute to engagements
  • Proactive and results-oriented player who wants to help build a high performance team
  • Collegial team player who can work in a small team environment
  • Comfortable working in a global, matrixed environment
  • High degree of patience for working through multiple iterations of work, dealing with the demands of senior management, and the unpredictable and constantly varying subject matter of projects
  • Ability to work well under pressure and act in utmost confidentiality with sensitive leadership information
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to work effectively with and influence senior leaders
  • Diplomacy, poise, maturity and empathy are all key attributes for success


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