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Strategic Talent Initiatives Manager, Deloitte Global Audit & Assurance-Operationsnce-Operations



People & HR, Operations
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 124235   
Primary Location: Toronto, ON  
All Available Locations: Toronto, ON; Halifax, NS 


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. 
  • Experience a firm where wellness matters.
  • 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, cuttingedge 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 Global Audit and Assurance (A&A) Talent Manager will participate in the design and execution of our Global A&A talent strategy. Additionally, this role will collaborate with other global Audit and Assurance teams (i.e., Quality, Transformation, Growth, Risk etc) to understand and assess how Talent initiatives will impact A&A employees. Another important responsibility will be to coordinate projects globally and understand the impact to the day- to-day activities. Our Global Audit and Assurance Talent Manager will interface with senior leaders from our Executive Member Firms and the Global A&A network.


This role provides a unique opportunity to help build strategic and advisory skills, enhance operations management capabilities, and be at the forefront of our Global Audit and Assurance Talent strategy execution.   The need for strong project management skills is critical as well as knowledge on change management. 


  • Collaborate with Global A&A Talent Leader and other Global A&A functions
  • Support the Talent team by driving the talent strategy, identifying, and strengthening capabilities
  • Assist with managing and supporting Talent projects
  • Contribute to the strategic project on resourcing and designs new Talent models
  • Oversee Change Management of Global A&A Talent Standards; ensuring that standards are fully embedded throughout the business
  • Contribute to the implementation of ISQM1
  • Review areas of improvement with performance management
  • Support the enhancement of Deloitte A&A employer branding via external/internal communications and increase attractiveness (retain high quality talent)
  • Assist with embedding of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion outcomes/tools
  • Work on our mobility accelerators project to improve mobility within the A&A business


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 Audit & Assurance delivers a strong foundation of audit practices for Deloitte around the world. We leverage new ideas and technologies to raise quality standards, drive growth and change, and define the audit of the future.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you


You are someone with:


  • 7 plus years of experience in business or related industry experience
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Strong communication skills in English (verbal and written)
  • Possesses strong presentation and influence/persuasion skills
  • Experienced working in virtual teams with a global, borderless, boundless mindset


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


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 PlanReconciliation 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) or  for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

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.