Deloitte, Director, People & Workforce Analytics, Human Capital, UK

Postgraduate degree
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Deloitte, Director, People and Workforce Analytics, Human Capital, London

Do you want the opportunity to:

Redefine the way organisations drive business growth?

Have the opportunity to work with the most cutting edge analytical tools on the market?

Play a key role in shaping the future of Workforce Analytics, HR and business performance?

Role Description

Successful businesses are increasingly finding ways to turn data into information and insight, to support better decision-making and improve business performance. Deloitte’s People and Workforce Analytics team helps major organisations to exploit workforce analytics to accelerate delivery of their HR, Talent and other business objectives.

Our practice is widely recognised by our clients for its insight, expertise and for the quality of our work. Our culture is innovative, collaborative and supportive of your personal and professional development. Our track record of commercial success and our growth ambitions can provide you with a fantastic platform for your career.

We drive innovation across a number of areas including Workforce Planning, Predictive Talent Analytics, Organisational Analytics, HR Optimisation and Scorecards, as well as joining up with colleagues in Digital, Customer, Risk, Technology and other domains to provide broader solutions. Our propositions can be delivered as stand-alone projects, managed services or as part of a wider business transformation.

The names of our clients would come as no surprise to you: they are the global leading players in retail, life sciences, banking, travel and leisure, manufacturing, telecoms and media and central government. Deloitte’s brand, the calibre of our people, the quality of our work and our pioneering approach to Analytics, have helped us to build a reputation as the pre-eminent consulting firm in workforce analytics. Consequently our People & Workforce Analytics business is growing aggressively to service this demand.

As our clients seek to exploit the breadth and depth of Deloitte expertise, we are looking to recruit talented people with a strong analytical skill set to develop our market leading practice.


As a Director in People and Workforce Analytics, you will play a key role in driving the future success of the practice. You will have responsibility for developing market-leading propositions and leading large analytic programmes sales. Day to day you will:

  • Lead client pre-sales and bid activities
  • Manage client relationships and key stakeholders
  • Plan, scope and shape major projects and programmes within the Workforce Analytics practice
  • Formulate methodologies and best practices in analytics driven solutions
  • Demonstrate broad strategic and practical knowledge of analytics solutions and industry knowledge
  • Provide oversight and guidance to clients, through strong working relationships. Operate and be viewed as a trusted adviser at senior levels in client organisations
  • Lead and project manage multi-disciplinary teams to deliver against specific client objectives
  • Demonstrate sound understanding of client issues and apply experience and rationale to manage client decision-making
  • Quality control, review, and approve all client outputs and deliverables
  • Ensure client business cases are sound and evoke client sponsor understanding about the strategic role of Deloitte in supporting business direction
  • Provide thought leadership and guidance to clients and engagement teams on analytics related issues / decisions
  • Actively contribute to the growth of the UK business by identifying and delivering sales opportunities
  • Create and lead new proposition development initiatives
  • Build external eminence through marketing and networking activity
  • Demonstrate strong commercial leadership and management of risk
  • Have a broad 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


We are happy to accept applications from candidates from a variety of backgrounds, but you should have the following:

  • A proven track record of leading and delivering complex projects including design and implementation of analytics solutions
  • Extensive experience in leading client relationships and client-facing advisory projects
  • Experience of managing large teams
  • The proven ability to generate significant sales from clients and develop business through leading bids, proposals and negotiations
  • Proven expertise of working with large data sets comprising of both structured and unstructured data
  • Strong understanding of data management principles, and analytic technology architecture design and service processing
  • Experience in data modelling, visualisation or statistical tools such as Microsoft Business Intelligence, IBM Cognos, SAP Business Warehouse, Oracle OBIEE, MicroStrategy, Roambi, Tableau, QlikView, Tibco Spotfire, SAS (including visual analytics), or IBM SPSS
  • Prior experience of using an Artificial Intelligence programme / more advanced statistical analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technology in solving business problems and the proven capability to tell the story behind the data to a variety of audiences
  • Advanced degree in business / economics / maths with a focus in quantitative methods and/or equivalent working experience in the data analytics space
  • Prior experience in Talent, HR, Organisation Design or Change Management.
  • Entrepreneurial mind set
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Previous experience of gamification and/or Artificial Intelligence would also be advantageous

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.

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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