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Manager, Enterprise IT & Business Strategy

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA Victoria, British Columbia, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Edmonton, AB, CA Burnaby, British Columbia, CA Scarborough, ON, CA

Req ID:  24830
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Technology
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Join our team


Be part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading edge technologies
 

The Platform Engineering & Common Services (PE & CS) organization within the Customer Technology Excellence (CTE) Business Unit is a unique team with a mandate to drive SRE, DevOps, Cloud, Enterprise Architecture (EA), Payments and Identity Management (IDM). The PE & CS team is accountable for building & lifecycle management of TELUS' Cloud Development Platform, FinOps capability, security guardrails, providing consulting & guidance through Brain Trust and overall governance.  

We are integral to the delivery of technology assets, with a focus on EA, DevOps, Cloud engineering & SRE standards, software engineering standards, and enterprise reusable assets such as IDM & Payments within the Chief Development Office (CDO). This team has technical expertise, innovative ideas and business smarts and are passionate about delivering technology to enable exceptional and reliable customer experiences.

What you'll do


The Enterprise IT Strategy & Administration Manager’s mandate will be to establish a team that works closely with the VP of PE & CS to establish the overall strategy and roadmap to the department.  The PE & CS is a newly established department with the CDO division with the mandate to modernize and transform IT by enabling the cloud journey, productizing common services and creating a culture of engineering excellence. We are on a journey to progress our IT operating model, and this team will continue to grow and evolve as we consider other teams that fit this mandate to join our organization. We are in need of an experienced leader to be at the forefront and build this team.


In a highly visible management role, the incoming manager will work closely with the Director of Strategy for the CDO and the VP of PE & CS on developing strategic plans and roadmaps for our technology teams and direction. 


With strong business acumen and a highly strategic mindset, the successful candidate will work cross functionally throughout the organization, to develop and execute on a robust technology focused strategic plan. They will quickly build credibility internally with key functional players, and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of product & change management, financial acumen, robust business sense, executive level experience and presence to manage cross stakeholder forums, senior meetings and reporting progress on outcomes via scorecard readouts and quarterly updates.  


In addition, you will be collaborating with and influencing a diverse group of leaders to determine the business imperatives, prioritization of products, and timelines.  It is serious, challenging and rewarding work but instrumental in keeping our organization at the forefront of progressing our Customer First priorities while continuing to drive innovation & trust.
 
Here’s how
 

  • Facilitate the creation of the vision, strategy and leadership to a highly engaged, high performing team
  • Act as trusted advisor and collaborative partner, fostering strong relationships with all stakeholders to collectively meet the priorities and needs of the business
  • Drive change into the PE & CS team 
  • Influence multi-disciplinary and cross functional teams in a matrix structure to successfully deliver on objectives
  • Drive change management across PE & CS to help create a unified mission, customer first culture, agile development methods and product management techniques
  • Create and deliver presentations to executive leadership team on key strategic opportunities and initiatives

What you bring

 

  • Distinguished for your success in engaging, developing and inspiring geographically dispersed teams of engaged professionals who identify with a culture of accountability, high performance, and collaboration
  • Known for your collaborative approach and ability to build and maintain strong partnerships with stakeholders including senior leaders
  • Passionate about inspiring innovation and process improvement
  • Strategic thinking and business acumen with advanced analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Regarded as an exceptional communicator (clear and concise), influencer and negotiator including an ability to drive alignment through compelling storytelling and presentation to executive audience
  • Experience in program/product management, agile development, change & management 
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Business Administration, or equivalent education and/or experience
  • 5-7 years of people leadership experience

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.

 

 

 

 

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

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

6
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.

1
Million active users logging into My TELUS per month (consumer mobility).

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.