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Senior Consultant - Workforce Composition

Date:  08-May-2022

Canberra, ACT, AU

Department:  Consulting

Job Requisition ID: 22941 

  • Work life – work in a way that suits you best
  • Health & Well-being – Gym discounts, Fitness First, Xtend Barre, HealthPass… the list goes on! 
  • Family – 18 weeks paid parental leave


Today’s business challenges present a new wave of people, HR, talent, and organisation priorities. Deloitte’s Human Capital teamwork with leading organisations to help them define their future workforce, from defining strategic business capabilities, to workforce planning, workforce analytics and insights through the delivery of talent interventions to address gaps and enhance workforce performance.


At Deloitte, our mission is to enhance a company’s value through its people. Deloitte Human Capital Consulting combines business strategy with people strategy to achieve success for our clients. We design meaningful work and workplaces, developing skills for future, and preserving positive workplace cultures and employee wellbeing.


Our Human Capital business is a 600 strong national practice of work and workforce specialists, organisational psychologists, social impact engineers, human centred designers, educators, learning technologists, researchers, and former leaders of government and industry.


Our Canberra Human Capital team is experiencing exponential growth across Federal government and Defence accounts, and we are looking for energetic Senior consultants to join our team and help shape innovative workforce solutions.



What will your typical day look like?

Our Senior Consultants lead small teams to deliver on a broad range of engagements including workforce strategy, planning, analytics and composition, learning development, data and technology through to creative and learning development.


Each day, you will be working with Senior stakeholders, supported by a multidiscipline team, to design, develop and delivery innovative solutions that help government optimise, develop and inspire their workforces. You will provide critical support to project delivery, client management, research and business development activities, including


  • Workforce strategy design: Defining the future workforce to support the realising of business priorities and changes to work, workers, and the workplace
  • Strategic workforce planning and analytics: Forecasting future skills, FTEs and costs associated with probable future business scenarios
  • Evidence based talent management practices: Designing robust, research and data driven and practical talent practices, including leadership development, capability frameworks, career architectures, learning, recruitment, diversity and inclusion and wellbeing
  • Disruptive change: Mergers and restructurings, functional and enterprise transformation programs, organisation design and culture change
  • HR Transformation: We support clients in maximising the efficiency and effectiveness of HR service delivery models and HR functions through operating model and service delivery design, HR programme design, process design, implementation, and alignment with corporate strategy.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you 


In this role, you will be a pivotal part of our growing team. Your intellectual curiosity, client centricity and growth mindset will ensure your success in this position. We are instantly attracted to people who take development of themselves and those around them seriously, and who are empowered by the morale of those around them.


If you work in a Professional Services environment (Big 4/Boutique) or an internal Workforce Transformation team preferably in Government or Defence sector and have experience in one or more of the below areas, this role is for you.


  • Workforce Redesign
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Future of Work
  • Learning and Development
  • Career Continuum
  • Talent Management Interventions and Organisation Design


Please note you must be an Australian Citizen and hold a current Australian Government Security Clearance to be eligible for this position.


Why Deloitte?  

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.


We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.


We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.


Next Steps  


Sound exactly like the sort of role for you. Apply now! 





By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.