Student Opportunities in Strategy & Operations
Our Strategy & Operations team enjoys an unrivalled position in the market: combining the scale and strength of a global professional services firm with the cutting edge nature of a boutique consultancy. Working with some of the world’s most recognised brands, you’ll help them make their most important decisions; defining choices that will shape their ambitions and keep them ahead of their competitors.
Why work in Strategy & Operations?
In Strategy & Operations Consulting we work collaboratively with our clients to link strategic vision to flawless execution to achieve tangible, long-term value. From developing a pragmatic strategy and evaluating M&A opportunities to improving operations functions, we have the experience and expertise to help clients both build and deliver an executable strategy.
Our Strategy & Operations team enjoys an unrivalled position in the market: combining the scale and strength of a global professional services firm, with the cutting edge nature of a boutique consultancy. We help organisations make their most important decisions: defining choices that will shape their ambitions and keep them ahead of their competitors. And you’ll be right in the middle of it, by:
- Having the opportunity to work with the most influential clients in our industry sectors
- Bringing market changing ideas to our clients and delivering pivotal business transformations that deliver measurable outcomes
- Pursuing your career ambitions with guidance, inspiration and encouragement from experienced S&O Consulting professionals
Explore your Options:
What we do
One of the biggest challenges organisations face is the constantly changing and complex environment they operate in. We help our clients bring to life and implement strategies that deal with these issues. In short, we help them translate strategy into operational reality that works for their business.
Working across the Public, Private and Financial Services sectors our role is crucial to a real mix of projects. They might involve improving operational efficiency; transforming supply chains; designing new structures and processes, empowering business led, application enabled change; or supporting organisations to deliver major operational change.
You’ll be given a home within one of our Operating units, exposing you to a hugely diverse range of clients, business situations, and industries.
Supply Chain & Operations Transformation (SCOT) and Public Sector Operations
You’ll work with some of the world’s largest private and public sector organisations, helping them improve their operating models, deliver on strategic objectives and drive commercial performance – be that capturing new growth opportunities, reducing costs or transforming operational effectiveness. Our team also provides leading edge supply chain consultancy in all aspects of strategic and tactical assessment, design and implementation. This helps improve supply chain operations, profitability and create significant commercial advantage.
Banking & Insurance Operations
You’ll help businesses make major and complex changes, transforming their business models and improving their processes, looking at performance management, margins and customer service. You’ll be working with some of the world’s largest retail and corporate banks, insurers and investment firms, as well as innovative new start-ups. At the forefront of innovation, you’ll work on projects involving robotic and cognitive process automation, cost reduction initiatives, the impact of technological and regulatory, and much more.
Capital Markets Operations
You’ll work on large scale programmes with leading global investment banks and capital markets firms – using cutting-edge technology to identify innovative ways to reduce costs, establish digital business model, and focus on robotics and cognitive process automation. You’ll be their partners, evolving their structures in an exceptionally dynamic environment, from smaller regulatory change to huge challenges such as Brexit.
What we do
Recognised as the best in the UK, our team supports Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), helping them manage their finance functions effectively and support their wider business.
We’re a blend of qualified accountants, finance advisory experts, and experts in other areas such as financial business intelligence and financial controls. Together, we deliver a diverse range of projects from expert advisory work helping clients assess the performance of their Finance function, to large scale transformations of those functions. Our clients include some of the largest and most complex organisations across the private, public and financial sectors. We work closely with our counterparts in these organisations as well as other areas of the Deloitte business.
You might find yourself helping a retailer with an enterprise wide cost reduction programme, or involved in implementing a global finance system for a major bank, or supporting the delivery of a reporting solution for a TV company that monitors audience viewing figures, Facebook likes and telephone voting statistics – to name just a few of the projects we have worked on.
You’ll be encouraged to take on responsibility from day one and own discrete pieces of work. You’ll have the opportunity to work across all three of our business areas before potentially choosing to specialise in one.
CFO Advisory practitioners act as trusted advisors to the CFO. You’ll help deliver some of the largest and highest profile transformation programmes and focus on addressing key issues facing CFOs from a strategic, performance and profitability perspective.
In Business Finance you’ll work with a wide range of clients, including FTSE100 companies and major Public Sector organisations to improve the Finance function’s business consultative skills, including the business partnering role Finance undertakes to drive key decisions.
In FS Finance you’ll focus on projects specific to the Financial Services Industry, combining advisory and technology skills with deep industry expertise. You’ll work with cutting-edge technologies such as robotics and blockchain, helping our clients implement new generation financial strategies and systems.
What we do
Bold strategic decisions and precise execution matter more now than ever before in today’s rapidly changing global economy. Whether it is pursuing new growth, delivering the latest innovations, maximising long term returns from existing offers, or managing risk more effectively, companies have to be ready to act in the unique moments that will define future success and failure, and perhaps even survival.
We help organisations move quickly and pragmatically to take advantage of new opportunities, while mitigating risks along the way. We achieve this through a combination of deep industry experience, world class next generation capabilities and an entrepreneurial mindset, that allow us to incubate, develop and deploy innovative strategies and products at a rapid pace. Our unique position as part of Deloitte means that we can see strategy through to implementation and as a result, maximise the impact of our work.
We’re developing a new generation of Digital Transformation leaders. You’ll work across our four key capabilities: Digital strategy and innovation; Analytics; Customer & Marketing; and Strategic transformation. You’ll serve leaders and organisations with the passion and position to forge new paths and practices. We believe that to have impact, you have to work across the organisation: so you’ll work closely with every organisational level to generate, understand and communicate new insights and execute strategic decisions that position them for transformative change.
Our culture of innovation and empowerment will help you develop your already excellent analytic, interpersonal, and leadership skills, working across a diverse range of industries including; Life Sciences and healthcare; Consumer business (including retail); Financial Services; and the Public sector.