Deloitte, Consultant / Senior Consultant, HR Consulting, Human Capital, UK

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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With over 400 professionals in the UK, our Human Capital practice is renowned for providing distinctive depth and breadth of organisation transformation services to clients undertaking complex major programmes. Our practice combines project and programme leadership capabilities with HR consulting, change management, organisational design and leadership expertise, helping our clients identify, manage and solve the people issues that cause businesses to perform below their potential.

Deloitte is a recognised global leader in HR Consulting, Transformation and Technology with over 300 blue-chip credentials. We have worked on redesigning HR functions during significant mergers and acquisitions and have proven capability in identifying opportunities for new technologies, new operating models and outsourcing. We support our clients from design to implementation and at various stages throughout.

Our HR proposition aims to drive greater shareholder value by better aligning HR strategy to business strategy and thus increasing the impact of the HR function on business performance. Deloitte addresses HR value and capability by transforming client HR functions, creating and enabling more strategic roles, and improving efficiency and effectiveness through improved tools, policy and operations.


A Consultant / Senior Consultant will be a key member of any client facing team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the delivery of client facing HR projects and programmes
  • Working as a member of a project team involved in delivering HR Strategy and Transformation for large scale multinationals, or supporting the delivery of specialist HR projects in a particular focus area (e.g. learning, reward, recruitment, performance, talent, benefits)
  • Interviewing client employees, management team and other stakeholders, as well as running focus groups and facilitating meetings and workshops
  • Owning the development and delivery of specific work packages, ensuring high quality outputs in line with client expectations
  • Carrying out research, data collection and analysis, applying rigorous logic to deliver insight to clients
  • Working with project teams to prepare client recommendations utilising a combination of industry knowledge, tools, and technology. This includes preparing documents and presentations and other high quality outputs
  • Contributing to development of HR propositions to support our clients and grow our business
  • Supporting business development by contributing to proposals and bids

In addition for the role of Senior Consultant responsibilities will include:

  • Owning and leading work streams of activity within client engagements and managing teams of Consultants and Analysts
  • Acting as a coach and advisor to junior team members both within client engagements and within practice development and bid activity
  • Developing client relationships through effective stakeholder engagement
  • Leading bid teams and practice development to develop new and innovative approaches for HR and Technology Advisory

To qualify for the role candidates must:

  • Demonstrate awareness and understanding of HR and the function it performs in a business context
  • Have experience of working in an HR environment, either in another consulting firm or in-house
  • Have a proven track record of contributing to the delivery of HR related workstreams and deliverables
  • Have expertise in one or more of the following areas: HR operations, HR transformation programmes, enabling HR technologies, shared services, HR organisation design or a specialist HR area (e.g. learning, recruitment, benefits, reward, performance, talent, recruitment)
  • Possess excellent facilitation, communication and data analysis skills and have a natural ability to influence others
  • Have an ability to apply knowledge and expertise in a range of client scenarios, focusing on high quality even in high pressured, time critical situations
  • Demonstrate personal insight and good judgement when solving business issues
  • Be able to build client and internal networks based on credibility and trust
  • Have experience of managing client expectations and relationships
  • Demonstrate an understanding of risk management, and how this is relevant to our work on a day to day basis
  • Possess the ability and willingness to contribute to business development, through supporting bids for new business
  • Be willing to work as part of a team, build relationships and contribute to the positive and supportive culture of the practice

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.

Job information

Firm: Deloitte

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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