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Senior Consultant - Workforce Transformation

Date:  10-Apr-2021

Melbourne, VIC, AU Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Consulting

Senior Consultant - Workforce Transformation

  • Flexible work arrangements - work in a way that suits you best  
  • World-class learning and leadership programs 
  • Employee excellence awards/Employee appreciation month


Today’s business challenges present a new wave of HR, talent and organisation priorities. Deloitte’s Workforce Transformation team work 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, leadership and learning interventions to address gaps and enhance workforce performance. Deloitte’s Workforce Transformation services leverage research, analytics, and industry insights to help design and execute critical programs.


What will your typical day look like?  

As a Senior Consultant within our Workforce Transformation team, you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of exciting projects, and work with collegiate, highly skilled and supportive team mates. You will work on strategically important projects and deliver exceptional client service to some of Australia’s largest and most iconic clients – helping them solve challenges that truly matter to their organisation. We advise clients on a range of people related challenges 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
  • Leadership strategy and development program design: Defining leadership strategies and frameworks, designing human-centered leadership development programs and journeys
  • 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
  • Learning strategy and advisory: Building high performing learning functions and fit-for-purpose learning strategies to support business transformations and goals
  • Future of Work: Helping our clients imagine and move to the Future of Work including future work models, workforce augmentation and work re-design


We are very protective of our team culture. As a member of our team you will be expected to role model and protect our culture:

  • We are a fun, warm and inclusive team
  • We operate as an ecosystem and partner to build exciting propositions across services areas and with external partners
  • Less ego, more amigo – we aren’t big into bureaucracy and status, we operate as a team of skilled professionals who take pride in their work
  • We do cool work – our work is meaningful, challenging and valuable to our clients


About the team

Our mission? To enhance a company’s value through its people. Deloitte Workforce Transformation combines business strategy with people strategy to achieve success for our clients. We don’t just understand our clients, we become one with them. By embedding ourselves in their teams, we focus on fostering diversity and inclusion in workplaces. We empower and upskill talent to radically transform traditional HR interventions and solutions.


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.


We are looking for a professional who has strong experience working in either private or public sectors, ideally with sound consulting experience, and who has experience solving business challenges in the disciplines related to Workforce Strategy, Workforce Planning and Analytics, Leadership Development, Learning Talent Management and Future of Work. Experience in the following areas is highly regarded: 

  • Consulting experience – working in a professional services consulting environment (Big 4 or Boutique) or working in an internal consulting function
  • Workforce or People Strategy design – Creating a clear articulation of how people will help to deliver the corporate ambition / business strategy including a long-term profile of the workforce and the identification of opportunities and constraints related to people
  • Strategic workforce planning – Designing, creating and gaining Enterprise-wide buy-in to a workforce plan. Including the forecasting of capabilities and FTEs, with alignment to the strategy function, HR function, Finance function and business unit needs
  • Workforce analytics – utilising statistics and the scientific method to create evidence based, data driven workforce insights
  • Talent management interventions, organisational development experience
  • Leadership Development or Learning and Development experience
  • Background in the behavioural sciences (i.e. organisational psychology), statistics, HR, business, commerce or economics  


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! 

If you’ve got any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, contact the Talent 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. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.


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. We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace that embraces people regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, where everyone has equal access and opportunity to grow, develop and thrive.


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