Associate Director - Strategy & Operations (Financial Services Industry) - Consulting - Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • 18 Feb 18 2018-02-18

Associate Director - Strategy & Operations (Financial Services Industry) - Consulting - Hong Kong

Deloitte China
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About Consulting
Deloitte Consulting is the world's largest management consulting practice. In China we are one of the top consulting firms. Our team comprises around 1,600 bilingual consulting talents located in eight cities in China including Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Cheng Du, Chong Qing and Harbin. In global, we have over 44,000 professionals spreading in over 100 countries/locations. Deloitte Consulting is ranked No.1 in global consulting marketplace by revenue by Kennedy, a leading publisher of consulting marketplace analysis products. In China, Deloitte Consulting is ranked as one of the top 3 consulting service providers by Gartner, a global leading IT research and advisory company. Deloitte consulting is awarded as "the Best HR Consulting Firm". 

Job Description and Responsibility: 
The Financial Services Strategy & Operations Associate Director is part of our initiative to significant expand our financial services consulting capabilities in Hong Kong. The role will be required working with the Financial Services Strategy & Operations Directors and Partners to identify and develop opportunities and to deliver in accordance with the Deloitte Global Strategy & Operations methodologies within the financial services sector. This broad based business role is to focus on opportunities ranging from those associated with Business Transformation, Operational Effectiveness and Efficiency, and the Client's Strategy Initiatives. 

The S&O Associate Director– Financial Services will work with S&O Directors and Partners, and other S&O Associate Directors – Financial Services to: 

  • Develop and enhance local capabilities in accordance with the Global Financial Services propositions within Deloitte 
  • Develop and manage relationships with Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officers, and other heads of business within Hong Kong for all target accounts within the Financial Services Sector. Create meaningful relationships through the relevant hierarchies with decision-makers at all target accounts 
  • Identify, pursue, and lead in the delivery of engagements across the Financial Services Sector (i.e. banking, wealth management and insurance) 
  • Lead in the development of eminence and market presence in Hong Kong leveraging global and regional initiatives to position Deloitte as the market leader in the provision of S&O related engagements 
  • Participate in the leadership of the Strategy & Operations team acting as a peer and a mentor for the development of core Consulting capabilities across the team, regardless of competence or industry focus 
  • Lead engagements with a team of junior consultants to successfully deliver enterprise-wide strategic, organizational and operational projects by formulating business strategy, defining strategic initiatives and transforming client's operations on time, on budget, and within the scope of work. Manage expectations of stakeholders, both internally and externally. 


  • Preferred: 10+ years of experience in a top tier consulting firm with a focus on the financial services sector and/or in-house consulting function with a financial service provider 
  • Must have Asia Pacific experience, preferably in consulting 
  • MBA from a well-recognized business school or Master in Finance, Economics or related majors is preferred 
  • Preferred: Experience should also include showing versatility in developing major accounts, i.e. expanding existing as well as creating new revenue streams. 
  • Preferred: Fluency in Chinese – Mandarin or Cantonese 
  • Preferred: International work experience outside of Greater China. 
  • Proven leadership and team building skills 
  • Solid project delivery experience; having successfully managed or led complex, multi-function/multi-stakeholder projects in a large corporate environment 
  • Demonstrable and successful track record in application of consulting tools and solutions in solving complex business problems 
  • Possess Logical Thinking with structured approach to issues and problems 
  • Possess strong business development orientation and astute business acumen with strategic mindset 
  • Experience in working across complex matrix environments, the ideal individual should also be international in their outlook as well as culturally sensitive. Strong track-record in effectively developing market credibility in a timely manner, preferably the candidate has already had sustained examples as being recognized as a go-to-person across markets for thought-leadership and market eminence and commentary 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to motivate and lead a multi-cultural team with enthusiasm, drive and effectiveness 
  • Candidates with less experience may be considered for Manager role. 

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Hong Kong is the DTTL member firm in China. Deloitte China practice operates in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau through Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Hong Kong and its affiliates including Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Certified Public Accountants LLP in Mainland China, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu – Sociedade de Auditores in Macau. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Hong Kong and its affiliates operating in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau are collectively referred to as Deloitte China.