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Contracts Manager

Location: 

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Victoria, British Columbia, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA

Req ID:  21896
Jobs by Category:  Operations
Job Function:  Operations
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Contractual management of complex vendor agreements

 

Join our team 


The Consumer Solution Delivery Partner Management team is a highly engaged, data driven, consistently successful team accountable for forming the strategy that drives value from outsourced field services and contact center services by building strategic outsourcing partnerships. On a daily basis we balance being the advocates for our customers and our external partners simultaneously.

We are looking for a self-starter Contract Manager to join our high-performing, dynamic and collaborative team.  Our team offers leadership development, direct access to multiple VP groups, and access to a broad range of business challenges and opportunities. 

 

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together 


We spend $300M/ year on national and international partner services, supporting both TELUS’ end customers and internal TELUS clients.  Our business constantly evolves.  We need you to drive valuable and consistent business outcomes through your ability to articulate desired business outcomes and risk mitigations.

When we win, we drive bottom line value in cost saving and quality performance to TELUS through creative and sustainable partner agreements. 

 


Here's how 

 

  • You’re a strategic thinker with a knack for capturing critical insights and bringing them to life through contractual agreements; 
  • You’ll own, manage, and draft contractual commitments, from the service design and creation stage to execution;   
  • As a contracts SME, you’ll provide reporting, analysis and consulting to stakeholders on existing obligations and compliance consequences; 
  • Your ability to influence and negotiate will drive win-win outcomes and build strong partnerships; 
  • On a daily basis, you’ll partner with senior leaders from across the business, including  legal and procurement, and external partners to manage contractual relationships and obligations; 
  • You’ll prepare executive-level summary reports that support decision-making and optimize contract-related operational effectiveness; and
  • You’ll design and implement tools and processes to keep on top of all critical contract documentation.
     

You're the missing piece of the puzzle 

 

  • Your ideal profile includes:
  • Contracting Experience: 5+ years of professional contract creation and writing and experience with professional contract drafting practices;
  • Writing Aptitude:  natural ability to translate business processes, requirements, and risks into unambiguous, logical, and concise statements; 
  • Inquisitive Nature: You have a desire to understand the interworking of business processes and economic benefits commercial deals. You enjoy performing detailed analysis required to identify business risks;
  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead the evolution of the contract management practice, creating new ideas to implement best practise and the experience to deliver effective change management. driving change;
  • Communication Excellence: you are comfortable seeking knowledge about technical components of services, as well as discussing legal principles and contract terms with lawyers, and presenting contract overviews at the executive level;
  • You enjoy collaborating with a broad group of stakeholders, but also enjoy working independently; and
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (or equivalent education); Computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency). 


Great-to-haves 

 

  • Legal or paralegal designation
  • Telecommunications or contact center industry knowledge and work experience
  • Experience working in a legal, regulatory affairs, or procurement environment  
  • MBA 
  • Proficiency in French is appreciated but not required.

 


 

A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

 

 

 

 

Operations

We’re the ones that design, build, repair and maintain the billions of dollars’ worth of the infrastructure that keeps more than 15.2 million Canadians connected.

We are honoured to be recognized

1.4M
Days volunteered in our communities.

70%
Team members that work at home or are mobile.

15.2
Million customers that TELUS is serving across Canada.

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.