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Chief of Staff, Global People Workforce Solutions and Systems - Deloitte Global

Toronto, ON
Full Time
4 days ago
Job Type:Permanent
Primary Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All Available Locations:Toronto; Calgary; Halifax; Kitchener; London; Markham; Mississauga; Ottawa; Saint John; Vaughan; Winnipeg

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
  • Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with premier thought leaders in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture?

What will your typical day look like?

The Chief of Staff will report to the Global Managing Director, Workforce Solutions and Systems (WSS), within the Global People Organization. As the Chief of Staff, you'll be at the center of managing key aspects of the Managing Director's engagements and critical projects. The Managing Director is responsible for leading a portfolio of initiatives which includes but is not limited to Workforce Solutions, People Strategy, Acquisition, Mobility, HR Technology, and Organizational Transformations. The Chief of Staff extends their Executive's influence and reach, and acts as a confidante and advisor, often serving as a sounding board for ideas.
Responsibilities include:
  • Work closely with the Managing Director, to improve operational efficiency, solve problems, make decisions, and manage relationships
  • Assist in executing on several projects and initiatives simultaneously tracking progress, gathering status updates, and deploying the WSS team to assist where needed
  • Proactively drive and/or oversee projects on the behalf of the Managing Director to completion, track and follow-up on risks, accurately report progress against milestones to keep projects/initiatives on schedule while working with leaders across the People organization, other business units and various stakeholder groups within the Deloitte network
  • Execute on strategic and operational business transformation initiatives, by helping to operationalize innovative ideas across multiple domains including organizational design, change management, development of talent guidelines, business and operational strategy, and process improvement
  • Participate in cross-functional working groups to solve complex organizational and talent issues and develop solutions
  • Ensure the timely communication and flow of information among leadership and key stakeholders for projects/initiatives. Be an effective change agent utilizing proper stakeholder analysis and change management techniques
  • Work with the Managing Director to plan and organize business critical meetings, this includes setting the agenda and following up on action items

About the team

Deloitte Global:
At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible-tangible-results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in-with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out-with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?
Global People supports our talented, forward-thinking professionals with a broad range of development, well-being, and engagement programs to enhance their professional and personal journeys. We provide top-notch, leading-edge thinking and advisory support and partner with our businesses to ensure our professionals develop the right skills and talents to deliver on ambitious priorities.

Enough about us, let's talk about you

You are someone with:

  • 5-7+ years of experience in Human Capital or Strategy advisory or HR project management for a large, global, matrixed organization
  • Change management and workforce transformation, including implementation experience preferred, preferably on global projects/initiatives
  • Ability to be a problem-anticipator and work independently with minimum direction
  • Exceptional project manager, who is able to design and take initiatives from abstract to concrete
  • Able to manage competing, high-priority demands; prioritizing workload, managing projects and multiple responsibilities against strict deadlines
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills; Excellent organizational skills and attention to details
  • Advanced skills in all Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook) to communicate complex information to a variety of stakeholders

Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We're also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mindset, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively - that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action Plan , Reconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative .
We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We'd love to hear from you!
By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We've designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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