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From: Christine Resko
Subject: Global Taxonomy Senior Manager for Deloitte
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Global Office Human Resources
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Services, Inc.
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Global Taxonomy Senior Manager
Join Deloitte's Global Knowledge Management Operations Group and maintain the global taxonomy and continue to drive its adoption and implementation by Functions and Member Firms. In the position, you will also provide internal consulting and guidance to member firms and functions in the construction and application of local extensions to the global taxonomy.
Provide internal consulting and support to member firms and functions building local extensions to the global taxonomy. Includes strategy development as well as actual construction and implementation.
Provide guidance and support regarding taxonomy development and implementation to Deloitte Platform and global applications.
Integrate global taxonomy with the firm's various content management systems and search utilities.
Provide education on the benefits and use of controlled vocabularies (i.e. standardized language). Includes the articulation of the business case for dedicating a percentage of resources to developing, implementing and maintaining taxonomies.
Provide oversight of local extensions and resolve conflicts between extensions.
Work collaboratively with Taxonomy Product Manager to manage existing categories within global taxonomy, including quarterly reviews and updates.
Work collaboratively with Taxonomy Product Manager to develop and implement new categories within the global taxonomy as dictated by business needs.
Maintain Global Taxonomy web site on Deloitte Resources.
Facilitate quarterly Global Taxonomy Review Committee calls and manage membership of the Review Committee.
Foster growth of Deloitte's Taxonomy Community of Practice.
Grow Deloitte's reputation within KM communities external to Deloitte through presentations at non-vendor sponsored conferences and other speaking engagements.
Skills and Experience:
Minimum of 7-10 years of information science experience in a business environment
Strong understanding of taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies and experience adapting such controlled vocabularies to meet business needs
Strong experience establishing, developing and maintaining taxonomies in a global organization
Experience using taxonomy management tools such as Synaptica/Factiva or related tools
Experience using enterprise level search tools such as Verity, Autonomy, etc. or related tools
Strong communication skills
Excellent analytical skills
Ability to quickly build consensus among diverse stakeholders
Strong business acumen
Bachelor's degree in Information Science and/or Master's degree in Library Science or related field; MBA helpful but not required