Research Manager Cross-Industry, Technology Emphasis, Center For Integrated Research US Research & Insights, Deloitte Services LP

Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

Research Manager Cross-Industry, Technology Emphasis, Center for Integrated Research US Research & Insights, Deloitte Services LP

Generating and communicating distinctive, valuable points of view on topics of interest, importance, and relevance to our clients builds Deloitte's eminence in the marketplace, a major contributor to the firm's competitive position and brand profile. Deloitte's Center for Integrated Research is a key component of the firm's thought leadership strategy, serving to bring consistent, in-depth perspectives on cross-sector issues that are of high relevance to the firm's clients. This focus allows Deloitte to be more effective in shaping and defining the conversations that matter. By developing signature content, we enable Deloitte to speak with one voice, and help pave the way for new practices and capabilities within the firm.

Center for Integrated Research perspectives on relevant topics are effective when they:

  • Align with our strategic priorities, where we can take ownership, make an impact, and deliver service capabilities;

  • Apply to multiple Deloitte businesses (e.g., consulting and attest services), sectors (e.g., healthcare and technology), or functions (e.g., CFO, CIO);

  • Provide deeply-researched, fact-based proprietary insights that establish Deloitte and its people as eminent experts within a specific topic or strategic area;

  • Lead to meaningful conversations with clients and prospects, build relationships, and support external marketing to establish Deloitte's brand;

  • Galvanize our talent;

  • Offer a unique point of view;

  • Establish expertise that enables Deloitte to build new capabilities and establish new market offerings for clients;

  • Provide a platform for a differentiated and branded perspective that supports our overall market positioning;

  • Remain relevant for multiple years

Examples of work that has been done at Deloitte under the auspices of the Center for Integrated Research include:

  • Recent themed Deloitte Review issues and courses:

  • Deloitte Review, Issue #22: Industry 4.0: Are you ready? (link)

  • Deloitte Review, Issue #21: Navigating the Future of Work (link)

  • Following the Digital Thread video series (link)

  • Center for Integrated Research-sponsored Deloitte Insights collections

  • Industry 4.0 (link)

  • Future of Work (link)

  • Future of Mobility (link)

  • Behavioral Economics and Management (link)

Position:

The focus of this search is on the identification of a future research leader to focus on themes related to the Center for Integrated Research collections as well as topics touching on technology and its application/implementation in pursuit of business value. Relevant topics may include specific technologies, such as blockchain, cloud, AI, digital reality, IoT, and others, along with more overarching constructs such as Industry 4.0 and the Future of Mobility.

The Center for Integrated Research is comprised of researchers who support and conduct the design, research, production, and deployment of foundational perspectives and other thought leadership materials across multiple campaigns that drive to the heart of Deloitte's prioritized "issues to own" and positions the firm as a thought leader in the marketplace.

Each subject matter specialist may also help to shape the research agenda by serving as a series editor for one or more topics, overseeing the thought leadership created by experts within the practice. In this role, they assist with topic selection, thought leadership development, and work closely with author teams to develop research that both builds on the existing body of work and adheres to Deloitte's rigorous quality standards.

In addition to working with experts in the practice, researchers within the Center for Integrated Research work closely with each other and with other research centers to collaborate across topics for more coordinated research and insights.

The position provides opportunities to:

  • Develop signature perspectives on Center for Integrated Research-related topics;

  • Personally produce and deploy thought leadership content through the design and execution of world-class research;

  • Support team members and other thought leaders in Deloitte in the design and execution of their initiatives;

  • Work with internal researchers and thought leaders to align Center for Integrated Research-related efforts, and to cultivate relationships with interested practitioners;

  • Deliver internal and external presentations, live and via webcasts, on Center for Integrated Research-related topics;

  • Create an accessible way for readers to understand often highly-technical or abstract topics;

  • Serve as a connection point to external audiences on these topics;

  • Cultivate relationships with external researchers and thought leaders;

  • Gain external awareness of and recognition for our signature perspectives; influence media and analysts; and

  • Gather and curate current and future work.

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • At least 7 years professional experience in an applied research and/or writing role

  • Preferred experience in one or more technology domains (e.g., blockchain, cloud, AI);

  • Demonstrated ability to direct and perform rigorous primary and secondary research;

  • Executive-level verbal and written communication skills;

  • Strong editorial skills;

  • Experience working independently and as part of a virtual team;

  • Comfort with succeeding by making others successful;

  • Excellent networking skills;

  • Ability to interact with multiple stakeholders and forge consensus;

  • Passion for research and writing;

  • Coaching capabilities, particularly around the research and writing process;

  • Strong project management skills and an excellent attention to detail;

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tight deadlines;

  • Graduate degree (MBA or PhD) preferred; and

  • Location flexible, with the following cities preferred: New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, San Francisco, or Milwaukee.

To apply

Apply with a letter explaining why you are interested in this role and expanding upon your qualifications. Please include a full CV and two writing samples, ideally sole- or first-authored. One sample should be shorter (i.e., <1000 words)="" and="" one="" longer="" (i.e.,="">2000 words).

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, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

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.

Deloitte's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

Corporate citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world.

Recruiter tips

We want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about the organization and the business area you're applying to. Check out recruiting tips from Deloitte professionals.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Deloitte will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available. https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/ban-the-box-notices.html

Requisition code: E20NATSMGRCS077-CL5


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