Tax, GES, Transformation Consultant – Associate Director

The opportunity

Organisations today are faced with an increasingly complex global talent landscape. The workforce is more agile, diversified and on demand, leading organisations to re-evaluate their talent models and how they deploy teams globally.

Our Global Workforce team is the market leading advisory arm of our Global Employer Services (GES) group which is a ~$1 billion business with a prestigious client portfolio of delivering mobility, reward and compliance services. Our practice has innovated rapidly and this reflects in our use of cutting edge methodologies, processes and technology.

We are offering a unique opportunity to join our Global Workforce team and work with leaders to develop insight, experience and truly add value to our client base.  This successful team provides ample room for career development and progression.

Role description

Deloitte is a market leader in Global Workforce consulting, which is a key and strategic growth area for our business. You’ll work as part of a multi-discipline team of industry, technology and analytics specialists to deliver innovative transformation consulting projects to the world’s leading organisations.

Our consulting proposition aims to increase the capability of the Global Mobility function to impact business performance.  As a Global Workforce Associate Director you will support the planning, scoping and delivery of major projects and labs (high impact workshops) leading and working with multi-disciplinary teams.

Deloitte addresses Global Mobility value and capability by transforming client Global Workforce functions structurally, creating and enabling more strategic roles, and improving efficiency, effectiveness and experience through innovation, tools, operations and policies.


You will be based in a Deloitte London office, however travel may be required for client based projects. You may be required to spend time off-site with regional and international clients.

Role type

This is a permanent role with a degree of flexibility. We do encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients.


Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the delivery of projects and global mobility transformation programmes including technology advisory/implementations or analytics projects.  This will involve working closely with clients to develop their strategy, improve their organisation design, polices, processes, data analytics or technology.

  • Demonstrate broad strategic and practical knowledge of  HR or Global Mobility Transformation projects and interventions

  • Undertake a leadership role in the management of client relationships and the wider Global Workforce group

  • Develop strong working relationships with clients by providing oversight and guidance,

  • Oversee and manage multiple work streams on multiple projects to deliver against client objectives,

  • Develop client relationships, and be renowned  as a content expert within client organisations and among your peers,

  • Lead the development of best practices and tools for assessing client needs,

  • Provide thought leadership and guidance to clients and engagement teams on HR/Global Mobility and organisation related issues/decisions,

  • Lead presentations and deliver high quality  proposals to clients,

  • Lead the growth of the UK business by identifying and developing sales opportunities.


As an individual joining Deloitte, we would expect that you possess demonstrable knowledge and proven ability to deliver in the below areas:

  • Human capital (Organisation Design, Talent Management, Change Management) and/or Global Mobility consulting experience

  • Previous Big 4 or other management consulting firm experience

  • Experience working on Global Mobility service delivery, business traveller, technology and analytics projects.

  • Strong relationship management skills with senior stakeholders

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with expertise in producing organisation-wide communications and liaising with Partners and senior leaders

  • A proven track record in analysing client issues and ability to apply experience and rationale to manage client decision-making,

  • Ability to champion initiatives internally and externally

  • Experience with project management approaches, tools, and phases of the project lifecycle

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience of applying innovative solutions, eg. Digital enablers or Analytics

  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams, and fast-paced project environments

  • Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity

  • Ability to look at the bigger picture as well as have a keen eye for detail

  • Curiosity to learn about new businesses

  • Fluency in PowerPoint and Excel

You are here: Tax

Our business spans the full range of tax activities and by integrating these specialist areas when forging a team for the client, we can deliver the best advice to that client, wherever in the world

they operate. Internally, the tax department is split into three main areas: Business Tax, Indirect Tax and Global Employer Services.

Our consultative approach adds significant value to our clients’ businesses and makes a tangible difference to their profits. As a result, you’ll get to work with a variety of clients, across a wide range of industry sectors, from large multinational companies to entrepreneurs and other high net worth individuals. This variety of work means you’ll gain broad and in-depth knowledge of business. As well as providing coaching in key financial, business, consulting and legal skills, we’ll also give you all the support you need to gain valuable professional qualifications.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte?

This role will play an integral part in a high performing team that is regarded within the firm as one of the leading and most successful service lines, with a reputation for being proactive, entrepreneurial, successful and fun to work with.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

What do we value?

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.

Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.

Requisition code: 146071

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