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Emerging Tech Workforce (ETW) Technology Guild Program Senior Manager (97013)


Program Manager



Los Angeles, California, United States

Emerging Tech Workforce (ETW) Technology Guild Program Senior Manager

The mission of the Deloitte Consulting Sense & Incubate (S&I) group within New Business Innovation is to sense, research, and champion emerging technologies while deepening our reputation, relationship, and engagement with our clients' technology executives. We are currently seeking a Senior Manager to lead the Technology Guild Program within S&I's Emerging Tech Workforce (ETW) team.

Work You'll Do

In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the Technology Guild Program under the Emerging Tech Workforce thread. Modeled after guilds from medieval times, the idea is to cultivate groups of experts and passionate apprentices that can dig deeply into emerging technologies that are disrupting our clients' business. There are currently five Guilds: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cloud Native Development, Quantum and 5G/Edge and intent to add additional domains to the portfolio.

Key outcomes to achieve:

  • Developing the workforce of the future in disruptive technologies, to better serve clients across our functions and global member firms
  • Enhancing identity, community, and collaboration for technologists across emerging tech domains
  • Providing opportunities to experiment and innovate with emerging and horizon next technology
  • Improving recruiting and retention of technologists in our fastest growing areas of the business

This role would be responsible for a variety of activities including:
  • Work with leadership and executive stakeholders to define and shape the focus and mission of each guild to align with the firm's tech strategy
  • Establish/charter new threads of work and/or new domains as program needs evolve
  • Provide direction/guidance to the team to achieve objectives for each guild and execute on overall plan
  • Ensure connectivity between all guilds to ensure collaboration and coordination
  • Develop and oversee relationships with other organizational groups and leaders (functions, global member firms, SGOs, Offerings, Tech Academy, Emerging Tech Incubation, Cloud Institute, L&D, etc.) to identify areas of collaboration and/or to expand and operationalize program elements
  • Develop and drive creative solutions to increase and engage members and grow brand and awareness of the Tech Guild program across the firm and externally
  • Lead talent/performance management for the team and nurture a strong team culture
  • Manage investment/budget for the thread and across various funding sources
  • Represent the team with senior leadership, Guild advisors, and Guild sponsors and develop executive level communications
  • Organize the team around KPIs, impact, and market value; Measure, track, and report out progress/risks/obstacles on a periodic basis to program leadership
  • Escalate and resolve issues
  • Evaluate progress, process, and operations quarterly and reorganize the team as appropriate
  • Optimize team operating efficiencies by driving process improvements, automations, and system implementations
  • Recruit and onboard team members and manage part-time volunteers to drive Guild initiatives and plans

The Team

Within the Sense & Incubate organization, this role sits within the Emergent Tech Workforce (ETW) team, which focuses on cultivating groups of experts and passionate apprentices to dig deeply into technologies that are disrupting our clients' businesses. By harnessing these technologies, we are accelerating Deloitte's ability to lead our clients through technology transformation.


  • 10-15 years consulting or similar experience with working knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Current Deloitte professional, familiar with the firm's general structure and policies; able to navigate the firm and access resources to resolve issues
  • Location: US
  • Experience with leading technical resources in implementation projects

  • Able to work well in a highly agile, fast-paced environment
  • Passion for and interest in emerging technology trends
  • Strong executive presence with a track record for working with/advising senior leaders on a wide range of issues; ability to work with senior firm leadership and their teams
  • Superior project management skills and organization; ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrates strong professional judgement; acts in utmost confidentiality with sensitive leadership information, and navigates tough situations effectively and professionally
  • Creative and critical thinker, willing to bring new ideas to the table and challenge the status quo
  • High degree of self-confidence, poise, maturity, discretion, diplomacy, and empathy
  • Strong organizational and communications skills (verbal and written)
  • Comfortable working in a virtual environment and managing a virtual team
  • Ability to take ownership and manage different levels of stakeholders, including senior leadership
  • Flexibility/adaptability - comfortable working with ambiguity and continually evolving priorities
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills

*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.