Senior Consultant, Data and Business Analyst, AI & Data, Open to flexible working & returners

Belfast (City/Town)
06 Oct 2021
06 Nov 2021
Contract Type

Your opportunity

Take your career to the next level by joining one of the world's best and most recognised professional services firms. Within Deloitte's AI & Data service offering, we imagine, deliver and run innovative solutions to help our clients solve complex challenges and maximize the value of their data. At Deloitte, you will be able to build your career, access the best training and learning opportunities, and develop new skills and hone existing ones. We work for a huge variety of interesting, international, and world-leading clients on exciting next generation technology-enabled projects.

We are looking for candidates at all levels of experience across Data, Engineering and Cloud expertise to join us, working in fast-paced teams with other highly talented, fun and motivated colleagues.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

You will be part of the following wider group within our Consulting portfolio offerings:

Strategy, Analytics and M&A

How do you make intelligent, future-proof decisions in a world where change is the one constant? That's exactly what you'll help our clients to do. You'll build trusted relationships with business stakeholders - and use the most exciting new technologies available - to create data-driven programmes that transform their organisations. Your advice will help clients position their organisations to succeed in an ever-evolving marketplace.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?

For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role

Our consultants work in a variety of projects to solve clients' toughest data problems by combining industry experience, consulting and analytical skills to create a lasting impact.

Our projects and clients vary greatly and your responsibilities will differ based on your level of experience/skillset and the focus of the client engagement, but within our Analytics & Cognitive Belfast practice, your role is likely to include some or all of the following:

  • Developing or leading the design and delivery of data solutions such as ETL components, data warehousing, reporting solutions, data migration or data virtualisation solutions;
  • Being hands on with data from initial concepts and assessment through to development and deployment;
  • Advising clients on appropriate tooling for a particular solution based on your expertise in specific technologies;
  • Providing specialist industry knowledge in the data & analytics domain to our clients and further our offering in new and innovative technologies or applications of technologies;
  • Managing or developing relationships with key client stakeholders and leading or participating in client workshops to capture business or technical requirements for a data solution;
  • Being highly collaborative, working closely with clients and end users;
  • Focusing on exceeding client expectations and delivering against our continuous improvement goals, taking a client problem and turning it into a technical solution;
  • Supporting our future pipeline of work, from design to sales, through to setup and delivery; and
  • Working in an environment where self-development, learning and knowledge sharing is actively encouraged as part of the day-to-day work of the team.

Your work, your choice

At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: Your home office is in Belfast

Work pattern: This is a permanent full-time role.

Your professional experience

We are looking for candidates of all experience levels who are able to demonstrate skills and experience in some of the following areas.

  • Good understanding of and ability to clearly articulate the value and benefits of business intelligence, data management and advanced analytics
  • Experience across the full data & analytics project lifecycle
  • Ability to work with clients to build a deep understanding of their business and data challenges
  • Experience in working with clients to refine and execute data & analytical projects to address identified business challenges/needs
  • Creative mindset with a passion for exploring new innovative solutions to client challenges
  • Ability to form strong client relationships
  • Strong communicator able to liaise with both technical and business contacts
  • Business Analysis skills and experience such as requirements definition, information gathering, discovery and/or specification development
  • Strong analytical, logical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong data analysis skills and ability to manipulate or wrangle data for analysis
  • Ability to exploit structured and unstructured data and extract insight from data
  • Experience in data modelling of any type: conceptual, logical, dimensional or physical
  • Experience of databases, data warehousing and ETL
  • Exposure across a number of data manipulation tools/languages (Excel, SQL, R, SAS, Python, Spark etc)
  • Experience of mathematical or statistical analyses and utilising statistical packages for analysing datasets (e.g. Excel, SPSS, R, SAS etc)
  • Experience and understanding of Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Be able to present and communicate data & analytics insights from a business-centric perspective to tell a story
  • Exposure across a range of visualisation tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Business consulting: Experience of working with clients to understand, refine and execute technology-enabled change projects. 
  • Team working: A strong background in collaborative working with other creative and passionate data engineers. 
  • Management of junior resources to deliver packages of work as a part of larger projects / programmes 
  • Experience of contributing to sales - including the development of new business, bids and expansion on existing accounts 
  • Manage stakeholders using clear communications and be able to form strong client relationships
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of risk in relation to delivery projects

Desirable professional experience:

  • Strong academic background
  • Analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
  • Ability to manage and develop others
  • Ability to identify selling opportunities
  • Preferably experience in a relevant industry sector
  • Internal or external consultancy experience

Your service line: Consulting

Our people and the way we work are the two things that set us apart in the consulting universe. For us, collaboration is fundamental to success, along with an unrivalled depth and breadth of expertise. We work closely with our clients and each other, at every stage of every project, solving our clients' trickiest problems with a mix of knowledge, creativity and intellectual rigour. A hugely diverse range of clients rely on us to deliver the kind of change that adds genuine, lasting value to their business.

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem-solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe

The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Central Mediterranean (Italy, Greece, Malta), Ireland, the Middle East (Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestinian Ruled Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen), the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,700 partners and over 50,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people.

What do we value?

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It's how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Being a Leader at Deloitte

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.

We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we're looking for:

  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.

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