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Director - Workforce Software (WFS) Solutions - Practice Lead

Date:  23-Jun-2022

Melbourne, VIC, AU Sydney, NSW, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU

Department:  Consulting

Joining the Workforce and Payroll Solutions (WPS) team as a key part of the advisory and implementation team. You will be accountable for support the planning and delivery of WFM and Payroll solutions. As a experienced and confident project manager you are comfortable managing complex programs of work. 


Core components of the role will consist of:

  • The identification of and lead the pursuit of Payroll market opportunities
  • Collaborating and working with the HR Transformation teams in the assessment and development of cross firm offerings
  • Leading the delivery of WPS Payroll projects 
  • Developing and grow payroll capability within the WPS team


You will be expected to engage widely across the firm partnering with business unit, industry and client account leadership to identify, plan and pursue sector opportunities and enhance current opportunities.

Similarly, to successfully deliver WPS Payroll projects you will be expected to help deliver growth plans for capability across the WPS team (both internal team capability development and new hires) consistent with the agreed services plan. 
Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and lead the pursuit of Payroll sector opportunities 
  • Coach, develop and grow Payroll capabilities within the WPS team
  • Collaborate, create and enhance WPS Payroll go to market offerings, services and materials 
  • Develop and standardise WPS Payroll delivery tools, methods and accelerators as applicable
  • Development and publication of relevant Payroll related thought leadership and market opinions.



  • Sales growth measured via attributable lead and team sales
  • Revenue and margin measured via attributable managed revenue and margin within plan and agreed targets
  • Utilisation measured via time charged to project delivery
  • Team development, retention and growth measured via FTE against plan and team development goals


Desired experience:

  • Applied working knowledge of the Australian, regional (Asia-Pacific) and Global Payroll solutions
  • Applied working knowledge of payroll operations and / or systems 
  • Proven ability to engage with and manage executive level client stakeholders
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and develop teams
  • Proven business development capabilities


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. 


Next Steps
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If you have any questions or wish to have a private conversation about this role, contact Lauren Hicks from the Talent Acquisition team. We’d love to hear from you!




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.