Associate, Service Designer, Technology and Digital Services - Flexible working, hybrid working

London (Central), London (Greater)
10 May 2022
10 Jun 2022
Contract Type

Associate, Service Designer, Technology and Digital Services, Enabling Functions

Your Opportunity

As an Associate Service Designer, you will be joining the UK Digital Services team within our Enabling Functions. Our purpose as a team is to engage with and co-create consumer grade digital experiences for our own employees so that they feel supported and inspired by the firm. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the upfront stages of our product development lifecycle. You will shape and recommend new digital products and services that positively impact employees and deliver business value. You will also play a vital role in the design of service support models for our existing portfolio of digital products as they transition from MVP to scale.

Your role

You will work alongside a talented team of Service Designers, Business Analysts, UX Designers, Product Managers, Solution Architects, Developers and Quality Engineers to shape, test and validate new products and services that there to create a better experience for our 20,000 Deloitte employees. You will deeply connect with the needs of our employees and business. Your approach will be agile and iterative, using Design Thinking to facilitate innovation and identify opportunities.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with the Service Designer and Researcher to apply a research-based, design-led approach to scope and deliver great digital services.
  • Supporting the logistics, planning and facilitation of Discovery activities including stakeholder interviews, design sprints, ideation, and co-creation workshops.
  • Gathering and analysing qualitative and quantitative information about employee needs using research methods, including surveys, usability studies, diary studies and ethnographic observations.
  • Synthesising and framing research into meaningful insights. Sharing employee needs through storytelling artefacts, including journey maps and personas.
  • Gathering and analysing data around external trends and projections.
  • Managing stakeholders; influencing and shaping stakeholders' objectives.

Your work, your choice

Location: The Digital Services team is based in London Deloitte campus but operate in a hybrid way. Occasional travel to Amsterdam may be required.

Work pattern: This is a permanent opportunity. The role can be worked on a full-time basis.  Our team members work a variety of agile working patterns. Tell us what arrangement works for you and we’ll try to accommodate.

Your professional experience

The person we’re looking for

  • An understanding of design-thinking methods and human-centric design.
  • Ability to plan, run execute research collaboratively.
  • Strong listening, communication and influencing skills.
  • Strategic thinker: Thinking about long term value and outcomes over solutions.
  • Knowledge of user experience, design research, service design and design strategy.
  • Desirable: Experience working in an Agile environment.


  • Passion for creating new methods and practices.
  • An intrinsic passion for making things better

Your service line: Enabling Functions

At Deloitte, we’re all about making an impact that matters, together. And nowhere is this more apparent than among our 2,000 strong Enabling Functions teams. With our combined specialist skills and business partnering expertise, we provide all the essential strategy, support and advice our client-facing colleagues need, right across the firm. This enables them to focus all of their efforts on delivering the best service possible to their clients. So not only will you be providing world-class support to our internal clients, you’ll be making an impact for all the hugely influential organisations Deloitte works with too.  Covering all our distinct areas: Human Resources, Clients & Industries, Finance & Legal, Central Business Services, National Quality & Risk Management, Technology & Digital Services, and Real Estate, the opportunities here are vast. And what’s more, you can grow your career in whatever direction you choose. We’ll support you all the way.

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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