Assistant Manager, Defence and Security - Flexible working, Hybrid Working, Returners
Assistant Manager, Defence and Security, Real Assets Advisory
This is your opportunity to join Deloitte Real Assets Advisory – a team blending a range of consulting, finance, construction and property skills to address the most complex real estate-related business challenges. Deloitte is one of the world's leading providers of professional services. We've established a new benchmark in how real estate and infrastructure advisory services are delivered, with an unparalleled capability to provide innovative cross service solutions to the most complex property and construction challenges. As a team made up of property, finance and construction professionals, we provide business consulting services, as well as specialist technical advice, to a wide range of private and public sector clients across the UK and abroad. We can help clients with everything from preparing planning applications to managing complex transformation programmes.
Within Deloitte Real Assets Advisory is our well-established and growing Occupiers & Capital Projects Advisory team, which is one of the largest integrated real estate, capital projects and infrastructure advisory teams in the UK. The team consists of property, finance and construction professionals, including project managers, chartered surveyors, cost consultants, engineers and accountants.
Deloitte supports Agile and Hybrid working
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.
We are currently looking for an Assistant Manager to join our Occupiers & Capital Projects Advisory team. Working here will give you the chance to develop your business consulting skills to build on your existing professional expertise. The calibre of the clients you will work with is exceptionally high and you'll have the opportunity to develop across different areas as your experience grows. Some of our projects require the highest level of security clearance so we would welcome applications from individuals with current SC or DV clearance, but this is not a pre-requisite for applying.
There is a comprehensive suite of learning and development opportunities to support you as your career progresses. For individuals joining the team without an existing Professional Qualification, we would welcome a discussion regarding how we might best support you in undertaking such a Qualification through use of our training and development policies. As part of the Occupiers & Capital Projects Advisory team, there would be a wide range of assignments you might work on, such as:
- Developing the business case and delivery strategy for a major capital investment programme
- Working with corporate real estate teams on their data & management information strategies
- Advising the public sector on a significant policy change and supporting them through its implementation
- Undertaking a business review of a contractor or house builder on behalf of its lending banks
- Working with a cross-firm team on a global cost reduction programme
Within the Occupiers & Capital Projects Advisory team you will:
- Work on a wide range of public and private sector assignments in the UK and overseas
- Work effectively in diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people are recognised for their contribution
- Undertake detailed financial and commercial analysis to solve complex problems
- Prepare reports and presentations to support client conversations
- Engage effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the client organisation right up to Board level
- Work effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.
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. This includes our commitment to the UK Armed Forces Covenant and supporting service leavers where we can in their transition out of the UK Armed Forces. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.
Location: Your home office will be London, but this client-facing role provides opportunity for travel in the UK and overseas.
Work pattern: This is a permanent contract opportunity. The role can be worked on a full-time basis.
Your professional experience
- Professional qualification in a relevant area (eg ACA, CIMA, MICE, MRICS) welcomed but not a pre-requisite for applying for working with a focus on the Defence, Security and Justice sectors. Project Management and Stakeholder Engagement experience will be of particular relevance for candidates seeking to work in these sectors.
- Experience in the real estate and/or infrastructure construction sectors OR relevant experienced gained in the UK Military or associated government departments
- Excellent analytical skills
- Excellent presentation and report writing skills
- The ability to build strong client relationships
- The ability to travel as required
Your service line: Financial Advisory
Advising clients in the moments that define their business takes multiple layers of expertise. Much more than due-diligence, this is about diverse teams of specialists coming together, crossing service lines and international borders to tackle the many, complex issues involved in major transactions. And we have one of the broadest networks in the business. Here, you'll find fascinating, career-building projects, market leading approaches, cutting-edge resources, huge clients and inspirational colleagues. As well as opportunities to develop a deep industry or product specialism.
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