Join our team Within the Technology Strategy and Business Transformation (TSBT) team, we are focused on virtualizing our infrastructure and future proofing our networks and information technologies for years to come.
Our new Strategy & Planning team will play a vital role in this journey and will be responsible for partnering with leaders across TSBT and TELUS to spearhead and build our integrated strategic plans.
These plans will define our top priorities in TSBT and indicate where we need to focus our investments and resources. Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together As a Senior Strategy Manager within the TSBT Strategy & Planning team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of technology experts and business leaders to develop and align on strategic plans, tactical roadmaps (technology / systems), and investment requirements.
The role provides a unique blend of strategic & technology planning, business analysis, creative thinking, and strategic program stewardship.
It is challenging and exciting work where the success of our team is built on strong relationships with leaders and cross functional teams.
This role will report to the Director of TSBT Strategy & Planning. Within our growing team, you’ll have an opportunity to make a significant difference. Here’s how
Lead and collaborate across TSBT & TELUS teams to develop integrated multi-year strategic plans and tactical technology & systems roadmaps with timelines
Translate technology plans into understandable and relatable presentations for non-technical audiences including executives, business leaders and team members
Lead and / or coordinate the planning and delivery of major cross-functional strategic reviews (Strat Checks), program deep dives, and business plan updates for executives and leaders
Conduct strategic assessments to transform the way we run our business; including utilizing big data, artificial intelligence and industry SMEs to perform deep analytics
Perform complex and technical analysis including economic, technology, return on investment, sensitivity, and competitive
Assess the economics and investment requirements for alternative business and technology strategies; provide strategic recommendations to stakeholders
Leverage key industry contacts / network, relationships and expertise to assess best practices and business models to continuously refine our TELUS processes, competencies and cost structure
You’re the missing piece of the puzzle
With a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Business, Engineering, or Computer Science
Respected for your 7+ years of relevant experience in telecommunications or equivalent strategic technology organization
Known for your broad technology understanding (legacy & emerging) across wireline, wireless and IT categories e.g. 5G, network function virtualization, software defined networks, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, cloud, cybersecurity, etc
Commended for your strategic and business planning with a proven ability to translate detailed technology & systems plans into business-
friendly presentations for executives & leaders
Exceptional communication skills (written & verbal) involving audiences at all levels of an organization, including executives
Recognized for your financial acumen including business case development and cost modelling
Talented at strategic assessments, including analysis of business problems, economics, capabilities and business models
Valued for your ability to navigate through complex organizational dynamics and create alignment to deliver on corporate goals
With a knack for a natural curiosity to learn and an openness to try new things
Proven ability to excel in fast-paced and ambiguous environments by leveraging organizational skills, managing multiple deliverables, setting goals, prioritizing activities and anticipating roadblocks
Ability to influence & collaborate with others in presenting ideas and concepts while fostering effective working relationships with leaders, peers and business partners
Known for your ability to deliver on multiple, concurrent commitments with exceptional performance and quality
Expertise in G Suite and Microsoft productivity & collaboration tools
A certificate in business analysis and / or project management
Business consulting experience
Who is TELUS? We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada.
Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses;
and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.
Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected.
Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.
Do you share our passion? At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities. At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.