Sr Communications Strategy Mgr, Data Engineering


Scarborough, ON, CA, M1H 3J3 Oakville, ON, CA Vancouver, BC, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Calgary, AB, CA Hamilton, ON, CA

Req ID:  40410
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


Join our team and what we'll accomplish together


As the Senior Strategy Manager, Communications, you will amplify the industry-leading work by TELUS’ Enterprise Data Engineering (EDE) Team team through effective communications and outreach activities, with a keen focus on fostering Data Engineering, AI and GenAI awareness, skills and adoption across the organization. Reporting to the Director, Enterprise Data Engineering, you will work closely with the Enterprise Data Engineering Team and the Data Strategy and Enablement Department to build and implement a TELUS-wide communications strategy designed to support and advance our leadership in this area. You will partner with the Corporate Citizenship & Communications (CC&C), People & Culture (P&C), Digital and Business teams to deliver on TELUS-wide communications and learning priorities to ensure that all team members have the support and resources available to incorporate AI, Gen AI & Data Analytics into their daily work.


You will bring your enthusiasm and skills to support the EDE team’s overall mandate through expert counsel and communications support as well as participation in the strategic planning process, including KPI development and monitoring.


Here’s how: 

  • You will implement and lead the execution of a proactive, integrated communications strategy, collaborating across the organization to execute programming to reach internal and external audiences delivering measurable, meaningful results.
  • Collaborate closely with leaders, partners and peers to develop, articulate and align on the strategic and execution roadmap. 
  • Develop content that breaks complex concepts down into meaningful information for stakeholders with the support of subject matter experts and partners across the organization (e.g. messaging repository, videos, branding alignment, slide decks, roadmaps etc.).
  • Support DSE leaders in achieving their goals by providing expert communications counsel. Programs of focus include:
    • Artificial Intelligence / Generative AI
    • Data analytics platforms
    • Data engineering
    • Data management & data quality
  • Provide counsel, creativity and materials to support the DSE team’s strategic vision internally and externally including presentations, Habitat articles, social media content, videos and speaking engagements.
  • Acting as EDE point of contact for the CC&C comms team, streamlining the engagement of subject matter experts within the DSE team and supporting the CC&C prime’s work in distributing bulletins; pitching, drafting and placing Habitat stories; and providing updates on results.


What you bring


  • Passionate about technology and innovation.
  • Recognized for your leadership of complex, integrated, strategic programs that deliver measurable outcomes.
  • Demonstrate exceptional project management skills.
  • Exceptional skills with office products to create communications material (powerpoint, word, project, excel)
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills: You love building strong, collaborative working relationships with managers, directors and senior leaders across the entire organization
  • Known for your ability to collaborate and lead teams effectively, with excellent interpersonal skills to build and foster relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Are agile and able to deal with ambiguity and with complex concepts.
  • Skilled at providing communications counsel and presenting information to all levels of an organization.



  • A university degree and 8+ years of experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is an asset
  • Familiarity with communications-related processes and teams at TELUS is a great advantage.
  • Experience with executive leaders is considered an asset.


Salary Range:  $94,000-$142,000
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan:  15%

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits such as:

  • Comprehensive total rewards package highlighting competitive salary and bonus structures, minimum 3 weeks of vacation, and flexible benefits plan to meet the needs of you and your family
  • Flexibility to work in-office, virtually or a combination of both
  • Generous company matched pension and share purchase programs
  • Opportunity to give back to communities in which we work, live and serve
  • Career growth and learning & development opportunities to develop your skills
  • And much more …

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, 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. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. 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. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

Note for Quebec candidates: if knowledge of English is required for this position, it is because the team member will be asked, on a regular basis, to interact in English with external or internal parties or to use English applications or software as part of their tasks.





Technology Solutions

We’re into seeing where technology can take us, so if you have ever imagined what the future of supply chain management, cybersecurity, the cloud and Internet of Things will look like, we want you to be part of the team that makes it happen.

We are honoured to be recognized

TELUS’s fastest network. 5G enables a superior experience with fast downloads and richer multimedia applications

Innovation centres across Canada that bring our team members together with customers, partners, start ups, universities, hospitals and fellow colleagues to tackle some of the biggest technological hurdles Canada will face in the near future.

Million active users logging into My TELUS per month (consumer mobility).


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.