Senior Leader - Strategy & Business Design

Auckland, NZ /
Consulting – Strategy, Analytics & Transformation /
Permanent Full-Time
·         Join an award-winning global consulting and implementation practice as a leader in our Strategy & Business Design team
·         Bring your expertise in strategy and transformation and understanding of ESG, cloud, M&A or digital strategy to generate improved performance for our clients
·         Be a trusted advisor to some of New Zealand’s most interesting and purpose driven organisations as they make key strategic choices and design the business and operating model needed to deliver on their strategy
·         Rapidly build your career alongside high-performing teams and clients
·         Lead and grow a team of talented consultants

Our Strategy & Business Design team act as trusted advisers to the leaders of the New Zealand organisations driving our recovery from COVID-19 and adapting to a rapidly changing environment. We are now looking for a senior leader to join us as a Director to help meet the strong demand for our services and to further grow our practice.

What will your typical day look like?

As a Director within our Strategy and Business Design team you will play an active role in leading and coaching talented project teams, working on some of our client’s most complex and pressing issues.
You will be working with client executives across a wide range of interesting organisations as a trusted advisor to address their challenges and bring innovative solutions to their most difficult strategic issues. Working collaboratively is a core value practiced every day.

You will be responsible for managing engagements, providing our clients with the insights and solutions they need to grow, improve performance, and create sustainable competitive advantage. You will help clients take advantage of the many opportunities to be digitally enabled and impactful on the local and world stage.

As well as guiding your team on the day to day delivery of outcomes for clients, you will also contribute to the commercial success of our practice by developing deep client relationships, identifying opportunities to make a difference, and selling client work.
We are a fun, caring and inclusive team who value people’s individual aspirations and connection to our purpose – to make an impact that matters.

You are someone with:

    • 10 + years demonstrated experience, managing and delivering strategy development and execution working collaboratively with senior executives and Boards. Ideally, you will have 5+ years’ experience in a high performing Consulting environment.
    • Experience in developing and executing corporate and business unit strategy
    • Deep expertise in one of these areas:
    • Environmental, Sustainability and Governance (ESG) lens and its impact on corporate strategy and decision making;
    • The business opportunities created by cloud-based technologies and the execution of cloud transformations;
    • Developing digital strategies or delivering digital transformations; and/or
    • M&A strategy and corporate development including post-merger integrations and separations
    • Ability to understand client issues and pull together the right team to meet these challenges head-on.
    • Experience and passion for directing, developing and mentoring a diverse and inclusive team, you enjoy seeing practitioners grow and develop.
    • Strong quantitative and analysis skills, able to uncover the heart of problems, identify root causes, offer clear solutions and drive change.
    • Ability to communicate, present and contextualise complex ideas concisely and accurately while adjusting style and tone to suit your audience.
    • Proven business development experience, from lead generation and leading bid management through to the delivery of client engagements.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the role of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi to New Zealand, the Government or the Crown, as well as tikanga Māori and Te Ao Māori approaches to client issues.

The opportunity:

    • If you have what it takes as a consulting professional, leader and practice-builder, we can promise opportunities to grow your career in a culture that develops, challenges, innovates and inspires.
    • The broad nature of our client base means you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a range of industries and sectors, and a broad spectrum of complex challenges.
    • We are committed to learning and development, and Partners will support your development and provide coaching, guidance, and direction. We will offer you training and career development that helps you continue to develop as a consulting leader.
    • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, city car park, healthcare package, performance bonus and a range of Director benefits that you would expect from one of the world's leading professional services brands. 
About the team:

We are a rapidly growing team based in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. We are currently looking for talented people to join our Auckland office. Our people have widely varied backgrounds but are united by a passion for creating a lasting impact for our clients.
At Deloitte, the success of our business is founded on recruiting the best people who share our values and relish the opportunity to embrace change, making a difference on every engagement.
We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture, and we are investing in growing the representation of women, LGBTQ+, Māori and Pasifika people in our leadership roles.
Next Steps

Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now.
Please note: you must be based and legally entitled to work in New Zealand from the time of application to be considered.
If you have any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, contact Toby Hone from the People & Performance team on 09 303 0857. We would love to hear from you!

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