Deloitte Product Strategy & Ideation Lead - Deloitte Platforms in Chicago, Illinois

New Idea Evaluation & Product Strategy Consultant

Location: Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; or Chicago, IL

About Deloitte Consulting s Platforms Practice

Deloitte Consulting s Platform practice develops technical assets that augment the firm s leading core services, creating hybrid offerings that address our clients most pressing business challenges. Our assets-based consulting agenda is designed to deliver tangible results in the near-term and a sustainable competitive advantage for the firm in years to come.

Would you like to be a part of the early-stage evaluation of these new assets? Are you interested in participating strategic discussions to cultivate new hybrid offering ideas and collaborating with Network stakeholders to build investment business cases early-stage hybrid offering concepts?

We are currently seeking a strategic-minded individual who will collaborate with Deloitte Consulting s core practice to explore new hybrid offering ideas from both a business and high-level technical perspective to assess their potential value and build feasibility.

This position will also contribute to the evaluation of early-stage hybrid offering ideas, as part of a broader team, to shape new concepts and develop initial business cases supporting investment.

The Team:

Deloitte Platforms is an organization within Deloitte Consulting with the goal of building a culture of continuous innovation to drive profitable revenue through the identification, incubation, and actualization of breakthrough ideas in assets-based hybrid offerings.

The Ideation and Strategy team within Deloitte Platforms is responsible for asset portfolio management, idea intake and initial shaping, investment strategy and evaluation, Network stakeholder engagement and management, and providing inputs to investment reporting as needed.

Work You ll Do:

As part of the Ideation and Strategy team within Deloitte Platforms, you will evaluate both the business and high-level technical feasibility aspects of new asset opportunities that will ultimately complement our services in the form of a hybrid offering. This evaluation includes such responsibilities as:

  • Collaborate with technical and non-technical Network stakeholders at varying levels to deeply understand the market size, market demand, business requirements and high-level technical requirements for new or existing asset concepts

  • Translate the asset concept into clear business requirements and high-level technical requirements to assess build feasibility, delivery model, and fit

  • Perform market sizing and competitive analysis to understand market potential of new concepts

  • Assess the financial business case and the business model for new asset concepts

  • Conduct gap analysis of current to target state business architecture (in case of existing assets) and develop a point of view on high-level roadmap considerations to achieve target state

  • Roll all assessment and analysis into the creation of investment business cases for potential assets, and present material clearly to a variety of stakeholders at varying levels and technical aptitudes

  • Recommend the best possible go-forward approach for the concept

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Marketing, Economics or a related field

  • 2 years of software assets strategy and/ or business model and technical evaluation experience, including quantitative and qualitative experience assessing software assets or investments

  • 2 years of experience working in a software assets environment in or closely with technical roles, preferably involving analytics or SaaS

  • Ability to translate business needs into clear technical requirements, and assess various build options to recommend the best available solution

  • Seasoned understanding of technology-based businesses, including business models, technical components of the stack, and modern software development processes

  • Strong analytical skillset combined with the ability to synthesize findings into leadership-level business recommendations

  • Proven ability to successfully partner with internal senior stakeholders from various parts of the organization, with varying degrees of technical aptitude, and drive successful outcomes cross-functionally

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to juggle many competing priorities/ deadlines

  • Willingness to travel as required (up to 20%)

How You ll Grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. at https://zoomforth.com/s/deloitte/du#home

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you at https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/life-at-deloitte-benefits-and-rewards.html .

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