Deloitte Consulting, Consultant - Manager, Technology Strategy & Architecture, Insurance, UK

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Role description

Technology is an exciting and thriving competency within our Consulting practice. We have a diverse practice with around1700 practitioners working on challenging engagements across a wide portfolio of clients, and operating from many offices around the UK. Our breadth and depth of expertise enables us to work with FTSE 100 clients to help define, shape and successfully deliver some of their most complex technology projects. The quality of our technical skills is enhanced through our practical knowledge of implementation and our ability to team with each other. Our tools and methodologies add to the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of our work.

Working at the heart of some of the most significant technology projects in the UK, our Architecture and Analysis teams comprise over 100 practitioners who are integral to the delivery of many client projects. Working with other practitioners from within the Technology competency and across Deloitte's Consulting practice as a whole, these teams provide the bridge between business and technology, advising and delivering technology-enabled business transformation.

Deloitte has one of the world’s largest Financial Services practices and we provide advisory services to clients across the global banking, capital markets, Insurance and asset management sectors. We are looking to grow our Architecture and Analysis teams within our rapidly growing Insurance sector and are recruiting specifically at our Consultant, Senior Consultant and Manager grades.

Who we work with

The Technology Insurance team at Deloitte is supporting our clients as they face a number of key challenges, spanning core operations, risk and finance functions and digital transformation. We work with clients in all sectors to overcome these challenges, including General Insurance, London Markets, complex Global Risk Carriers and Life Insurance.

What we are looking for

Our team is growing, and we are looking for aspiring leaders who will add instant value to our clients and allow the firm to deliver services of distinction. As a part of our team you will benefit from early client exposure, working with and learning from some of the top practitioners in the industry and nurturing our talent. If you have the skills and experiences to overcome our clients’ key challenges and have the ambition to become a leader in one or more of the following capability areas, please get in touch..

  • Solution Architecture
  • Integration Architecture
  • Business Analysis


Your role will focus on providing expert advice and the management and delivery of client engagements, as well as internal sales and practice development activity.

You will have responsibilities for:

  • Delivering Architecture and Analysis related advice to our clients, identifying solutions to their issues as appropriate
  • Producing and presenting reports, strategies, plans, designs, business cases and other client deliverables
  • Supporting practice development to continue the growth of the business (e.g. leading the development of propositions, training, marketing, communications and recruitment activities)
  • At the Manager level, you will develop your sales activities and deepen your already strong industry alignment in preparation for more senior positions and future promotion in the firm.
  • Managers would also be expected to have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture
  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture

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What we require

Skills & Knowledge:

To qualify for the role you must be able to demonstrate skills and experience gained in the Insurance industry (Life, GI, London markets) in the following:

  • Shaping and delivering technology-enabled change programmes
  • Assessment of an organisation’s IT landscape and development of technology investment cases and roadmaps that align with business goals
  • Experience in aligning an organisation’s IT strategy with its overall business strategy and goals
  • Assessment, definition and execution of an organisation’s Enterprise Architecture functions
  • An understanding of emerging and innovative technologies, for example Cloud, and how to shape IT strategy and delivery in order to leverage those technologies
  • Analysis, assurance and definition of solution architectures for technology programmes
  • Experience of options analysis and supporting technical decision-making across complex technology landscape
  • Detailed analysis, specification and management of business and technology requirements ? including package specification and selection
  • Specification of requirements and evaluation for vendor and package selection
  • Applying appropriate methodologies, standards, frameworks and tools (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman, COBIT, UML)
  • Experience of operating in a consulting and advisory capacity
  • Experience of working on system selection, architecture, replacement and improvement initiatives as a project manager or architect
  • Demonstrate knowledge and insight into the industry and technology challenges being faced by our clients in the Financial Services sector
  • Commitment to travel to client locations and the right to live and work in the UK
  • A good graduate degree (1st or Upper Second) from a reputable university

We are Consulting

Three core competency areas make up our Consulting service line:

• Technology

• Strategy & Operations

• Human Capital

We exist to solve complex problems

Our consultants are renowned for their straightforward approach to solving some of the world’s largest and most complex business challenges. With a team of over 3,000, each of us is energised by the challenge a seemingly inscrutable problem presents. Our distinctiveness lies in our refusal to accept a problem at face value - we draw on the depth of our shared insight to ask the right questions, and it’s these questions that uncover answers - answers with impact.

We are committed to collaboration

Our role is to unlock potential for growth and innovation. We believe this requires real collaboration ? with our own networks and with our clients. It’s why we commit to truly getting under the skin of our client’s needs, developing a full appreciation for their environment, goals and ambitions. We’re also unafraid to challenge. In so doing, we build long-term and trusted affinities.

We create long-term, sustainable impact

We often work hand-in-hand with our clients to help find the right solution and to help apply that solution. Our aim is to leave behind ambassadors who are equipped to continue the transformation we began. For us, it’s about embedding sustainable change, allowing the impact of our insight to be felt for a long time to come.

We offer a number of different career pathways

We offer three different career pathways at Deloitte, meaning that there are three different routes by which people can progress in Consulting. We provide variety regarding the career options available to you, assisting you to take career steps that fit your skills, talents and aspirations, and providing an environment where those choices can be discussed in meaningful and constructive career conversations.

The Consulting Career Paths are:

Consulting pathway ? pathway based around developing a broad consulting skillset alongside building expertise in a specific domain

Consulting Solutions pathway ? pathway where there is greater focus on building skills and deep expertise in a specific domain. Practitioners have a narrow focus, determined by their SME and type of contribution made

Consulting Services pathway ? pathway for people whose career is built around the delivery of managed services to clients (either internal or external)

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

Job information

Firm: Deloitte

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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