Consulting - Strategy & Operations - Consultants

  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Deloitte

Deloitte is a leading provider of world-class professional services dedicated to providing value added solutions to our clients. We take pride in our reputation for providing a globally consistent quality service, an integrated approach and world-class expertise. Deloitte is renowned for its innovative and collaborative culture, where talented people work closely with like-minded individuals to achieve collective success.

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across four (4) countries in the region: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda.

A career with Deloitte offers you the opportunity to engage with and work alongside leading corporations within the East African region, and an opportunity to start and grow your career within a dynamic and rewarding environment. You will get the support, coaching and training needed to advance your career in Kenya and within the East Africa market.

About the Department

Deloitte East Africa has a well-versed strategy and operations team uniquely positioned to support the strategic agenda of our clients in the key domains of growth, business improvement & optimization, and strategic transformation. The wide spectrum of capabilities, thought leadership and experience are underpinned by the Deloitte platform of executable strategy and innovation for growth.

Our unique strategic planning approach and capability allows executive teams to understand the future and create growth and aspirational viewpoints about the possibility in their markets and organizations.

What impact will you make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential. 


Job Description

Main Purpose of Job

The purpose of the job is to Execute client engagements ranging from Market Studies, Strategy Design and Execution, Design of Business & Operating Models, Business Process Reviews & Transformation, Supply Chain Strategy and Planning, among others.



  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

  • A master’s degree will be an added advantage.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (minimum MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

  • Excellent (Advanced to Proficient competency level) communication skills; written communication as well as making presentations.

  • Ability to carry out research.

  • Demonstration of ability to think critically, analyse problem sets and making insights driven recommendations.

  • Understanding of / ability to analyse financial statements, synthesising implication of the results and making recommendations.

  • Foundational to Advanced competency in financial modelling.

  • 3 years’ work experience (experience in consulting preferred).


What you’ll do / Specialized Competencies

You will be responsible for driving own work / section of work under the supervision of the Project Manager while ensuring that client and the Firm’s expectations are met by delivering high quality services and maintaining high utilisation levels.

Key performance areas

  • Support the delivery of designated engagement; managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables.

  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality outputs.

  • Ability to manage own work against the project plan to ensure a superior client experience.

  • Ability to diagnose a problem, conduct analysis, and develop solutions for client problems.

  • Ability to gather and interpret financial information to help strengthen proposed recommendations.

  • Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas in a clear manner to instill confidence in team and clients.

  • Ability to present ideas or cases using clear and concise messaging, and supporting the same using appropriate data and tools.

  • Ability to effectively interact with colleagues and clients of varying backgrounds to effectively serve clients. 

Technical Competencies

  • Experience in drafting and presenting client proposals

  • Good project management skills

  • Excellent report writing skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Focus on quality and risk

  • Research skills

  • Well-developed computer user skills with proven capability in MS Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills

Additional Information

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life.

  • Influence - Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders

  • Performance drive - Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results

  • Strategic direction - Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities

  • Talent development - Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador

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 build world-class 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.

Our purpose

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world.

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If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online:

Closing date: 24 April 2019


We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process. 

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