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Strategy Manager


Toronto, ON, CA Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Req ID:  28208
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Planning and Analysis
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular



The Capital Programs Investment team is passionate about leading the planning, enablement and governance for the ongoing capital investments TELUS makes into Wireless, TV, Internet, Security, Business Solutions and Healthcare.

Investment in these programs enables new go-to-market, internal capabilities and infrastructure improvements that are intended to deliver on our strategy, maximize shareholder returns, enhance the customer experience, drive competitive whitespace, and limit operational risk.

You will help develop insights to support TELUS in making capital investment decisions based on our strategic priorities, conduct financial assessments and oversee program funding for new opportunities.

Here’s the impact you’ll make

  • The ideal candidate for this role is a team player who is able to rally individuals around common goals and customer focused outcomes
  • You are curious with a desire to understand TELUS’ diverse set of initiatives and priorities, going beyond the questions that may be routine, and seeking to apply analytical thinking to understand how capital investments fit within the bigger picture
  • You have strong communication skills. You will provide guidance to a broad group of cross-functional stakeholders, propagate best practices for business casing and executive presentations, and translate complex processes into reusable frameworks
  • You have strong business acumen. You are able to analyze business cases, understand the business implications of decisions, and provide guidance to stakeholders. In return, you’ll see how the leadership at TELUS makes decisions on our strategic priorities and you in turn, will be part of all the amazing experiences we will create, for both our customers and our frontlines


Here's how


  • Be our customers’ trusted advisor by partnering closely with them to understand their business requirements. Collaborate across business units to manage investment plans and performance to ensure our capital spend is in line with strategic priorities and yields maximum benefits
  • Providing strategic vision and leadership for delivering improvements in return on investment. Establish models and processes to support prioritisation and investment decisions
  • Blending data, insights and storytelling expertise to design and deliver presentations to executive leadership teams on key strategic opportunities and updates on key initiatives
  • Providing leadership in developing and implementing world class processes, tools and systems supporting capital and ROI management
  • Collaborating with business unit executive primes to optimize their capital budgets, drive improvements to capital management, track program progress, and review investment benefits against KPIs
  • Fostering an inclusive culture and inspiring a diverse team with your excellence in communication, strategy and vision. Providing leadership, support and guidance on performance, development and career growth





Here’s what you bring


  • Enthusiastic individual with a degree(s) in Finance, Engineering or a related business discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in a large multi-business unit organization
  • A team player with a collaborative mindset and are able to present complex information in an easily understood manner, tailoring the communication to diverse audiences to facilitate understanding
  • A background and comfort with being an accomplished storyteller and someone who absolutely loves building presentations that have clean and sleek design while enabling the right discussion
  • Self-motivated having high standards of performance with the ability to deal with complex concepts and ambiguity
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen to assess benefits, costs, and risks
  • Excellent time management, organization, and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple deliverables to oversee the portfolio in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Graduate degree such as a MBA or CPA
  • Telecommunications or systems development industry 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

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.