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Senior Consultant, IT Mergers & Acquisitions

Date:  22-Sep-2021

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Consulting
  • Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you best

  • World-class learning and leadership programs

  • Pathway to Partnership – receive support and mentoring to progress your career


In Technology, Strategy & Transformation (TS&T), we bring together business know-how and a deep understanding of technical capabilities to deliver solutions that drive success and have impact in the marketplace.

Technology Mergers & Acquisitions (IT M&A) Consulting is a key focus area of TS&T and we advise and support clients navigating across all facets of the M&A lifecycle (transaction/ deal strategy, due diligence, integration, separation), from a technology perspective. The IT M&A consulting team helps our clients to identify, solution architect and quantify considerations, value and risk during the acquisition or divestiture process and we help clients to manage this across the entire M&A lifecycle by providing the skills and expertise to assess, prepare for, and manage, the integration or separation of an IT function.


What will your typical day look like? 

Your role as a Senior Consultant will focus on providing advice, management and delivery of project artefacts on client engagements, as well as supporting internal sales and practice development activities. You will have responsibilities for:

  • Support the delivery of reports, strategies, plans, designs, business cases and other client deliverables on IT M&A engagements, including transaction strategy, transaction execution and through to integration/separation from a technology perspective

  • Leading small teams on complex client engagements that identify, design, and implement business and technology solutions for clients in M&A context

  • Showing a good understanding of technology, vendors and industries in which our clients operate

  • Support proposal development and commercial structuring for future client engagements, demonstrating risk management awareness

  • Support marketing initiatives and practice development activities (e.g. key client account management, propositions, training, marketing, communications and recruitment activities)

  • Start to develop and maintain relationships with client stakeholders

  • Managing small diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution


Enough about us, let’s talk about you. 

You are someone who is able to demonstrate:

  • Experience assessing, planning and implementing IT integration, separation or due diligence projects associated with M&A activities

  • Clear communications to clients, stakeholders and teams through your strong written and verbal communication skills to adapt to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

  • Applying practical experience with communications, culture, and change management

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments

  • Experience with staff development and eagerness to mentor junior practitioners

  • Experience leading small teams

  • Ability to build consensus and foster change in ambiguous settings

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with client stakeholders

  • Applying appropriate methodologies, standards, frameworks and tools

  • A level ofknowledge and insight into the industry and technology challenges being faced by our clients in an industry sector

  • Commitment to travel to client locations  


Additional desirable experience includes:

  • Post-graduate experience – either consulting or in one or more of the following industries: Financial Services, Public Sector (Central and /or Local and Regional Government, Healthcare and Education), Consumer Goods, Retail, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Telecoms, Media, Technology

  • Knowledge of M&A in at least one industry

  • A clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture



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. 


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