Deloitte, Consultant, Logistics and Distribution, Supply Chain Consulting, London

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Role description

The Deloitte Supply Chain Practice is a market leading team providing pragmatic solutions to clients. As a Consultant within this practice, you will be exposed to the breadth of supply chain activities whilst also deepening your knowledge in Logistics and Distribution.

You'll work with a passionate and dedicated team of Logistics and Distribution experts who undoubtedly count as some of the top practitioners in their field. We are committed to growing this capability significantly, offering new team members the opportunity to develop a highly specialised career. You'll receive structured training to help develop your technical and consulting skills.

You'll receive structured training to help develop your technical and consulting skills. You'll broaden your skill set and develop quickly by gaining access to the highest levels of client liaison. You'll work on complex, high-profile projects across a range of clients within a range of industries and will play a key role in influencing account development and supporting sales activities in our target multinational accounts.

In fulfilling the role you will be expected to demonstrate skills and experience in some or all of the following:

  • Operational Management of Logistics and Distribution operations
  • Successful management of programmes and project teams
  • Development of Logistics and Distribution vision and strategy
  • Experience in delivering cost reduction project
  • Delivery of commercial outsourcing engagements
  • Experience in Network optimisation (inventory, warehousing and distribution)
  • Delivery of process and operating model transformations
  • Execution of technology improvement projects
  • 3PL and 4PL freight optimisation programmes


Consultant in the Logistics and Distribution team will be required to:

  • Lead work-streams on projects
  • Deliver tasks on time and within budget and in line with client expectations
  • Deliver multiple pieces of work in parallel, both client facing and internal
  • Support practice development
  • Support development of the Deloitte business, brand and reputation


To qualify for the role you must:

  • Be able to build and sustain trusted internal and external relationships
  • Be able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with different audiences
  • Have relevant practical experience in supply chain environment and logistics and distribution
  • Be experienced in leading multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrate strong Excel, PowerPoint and report writing skills
  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Have knowledge of supply chain modelling and simulation tools
  • This position will involve extensive travel, including overseas, therefore flexibility with travel is essential.

Additional desirable experience includes:

  • Knowledge of the freight forwarding and supplier markets
  • Experience in global logistics including ocean and air freight
  • Experience of logistics and distributions warehouse and distribution technology
  • Operational experience of delivering implementations

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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