Deloitte, Senior Consultant, People & Workforce Analytics, Human Capital, UK

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Role description

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?

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 Senior Consultant in People and Workforce Analytics, you will help to design and implement analytics driven solutions to our clients’ most pressing business and talent priorities. For example:

  • Design and implement projects that exploit analytics in new ways to address existing talent and business issues, such as attrition, performance, growth or cost reduction.
  • Exploit simple data models to provide evidence for changes to organisational structures, HR policies and practices, and transformation programmes.
  • Support the design and develop the provision of critical analytic assets such as measurement frameworks, data models, analytics applications and data visualisation tools
  • Build and implement analytics solutions on a variety of platforms ranging from KPI dashboards to the application of predictive analytic capabilities
  • Manage quality, accuracy and usability of analytical tools / technology during design phases
  • Analyse data integrity, accuracy and usability for business intelligence applications
  • Bring data to life and tell the story behind the analysis


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

  • Proven expertise of working with data, highly numerate and able understand the value that analytics can deliver. Experienced in working with data to apply a more scientific approach to people management.
  • Strong understanding of data management principles, and analytic technology architecture design and service processing
  • Previous experience of predictive analysis
  • Advanced Excel (v-look ups, macros, pivot tables)
  • 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
  • Ability to merge data sets and work with structured and unstructured data
  • Experience of using visualisation tools
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technology in solving business problems and interpreting MI 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
  • A keen interest in Talent, HR, Organisation Design or Change Management.
  • Entrepreneurial mind set
  • Prior supervisory experience of more junior staff
  • 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.

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