Senior Program Manager

Location: 

Vancouver, BC, CA Calgary, AB, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Montréal, QC, CA Toronto, ON, CA Burnaby, BC, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  41375
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Finance
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Join our growing team

 

The TELUS Sustainability and Environment Team leads TELUS’ environmental compliance responsibilities as well as its globally-leading sustainability strategy development and execution - a critical pillar in bringing TELUS’ social purpose to life. Included in this leadership is responsibility for our award-winning annual ESG and Sustainability Report and the accompanying ESG data sheet.

 

Additionally, we build and maintain relationships and action plans with various ESG rating agencies to ensure TELUS’ progress and results on many ESG criteria are shared and validated so that our many stakeholders understand our leading ESG performance. These ratings, and the data and stories that support them, also enable improved sales opportunities for TELUS, as well as enhanced supplier, investor, government, team member and customer relations.

 

We are seeking an individual with a collaborative mindset and approach, and a track record of successfully leading and managing sustainability reporting for a global, large, publicly traded organization with an in-depth knowledge of regulatory and voluntary standards and frameworks for climate-related and other non-financial disclosure. Experience in multi-stakeholder and cross functional leadership as well as environmental subject matter expertise combined with a passion for caring for our planet is essential.

 

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

 

As a Senior Program Manager - Sustainability, you will be part of a high profile portfolio reporting to the Director, Sustainability & Environment.

 

Through your collaborative and programmatic approach you will:

 

  • Lead TELUS’ annual sustainability reporting and disclosure program engaging with many internal and external partners; identify risks and gaps and relevant action plans to enhance TELUS’ sustainability approach and governance;
  • Build and strengthen relationships with third party ESG rating agencies to inform continuous improvement
  • Lead the development of responses to ESG surveys, questionnaires, RFPs, investor and other external requests
  • Support internal needs for ESG and sustainability expertise
  • Improve processes for ESG and sustainability data collection and analysis
  • Introduce new and innovative ideas, solve problems, and leverage your networking and influence skills to execute on projects and programs

 

You will bring expertise on the evolving climate-related and other non-financial disclosure voluntary and regulatory framework landscape to help develop and lead action plans and roadmaps to ensure TELUS’ sustainability leadership, as well as advanced communication skills to inform recommendations for sustainability and ESG strategies to senior leadership. French language skills are very valuable for this role. 

 

If you thrive in a fast-paced, high-performance environment and are looking to contribute to a highly engaged team culture where there are ongoing opportunities to learn, then we’d love to hear from you!

 
Here's How:

 

  • You are known for having strong business and financial acumen and a proven ability to synthesize ESG, sustainability and business results into actionable insights
  • Advanced program and project management skills (PMP desired) with a proven track record
  • You have a proven track record in developing and executing annual corporate reports
  • You strive to integrate environmental aspects into existing or new processes
  • You are known for taking a collaborative, integrated work style with a reputation that makes cross-functional teams want to work with you
  •  You have excellent organizational and project management skills and the ability to handle multiple initiatives and prioritize effectively
  • You thrive in ambiguous situations, demonstrating structured thinking/processes to simplify complex problems, and recommend a clear path forward
  • You are able to influence inside and outside your immediate team, as well as with external commercial, NGO and academic partners
  • You are inquisitive, curious and not afraid to try different approaches to solve a problem and leverage best practices from other business units

 

Great to haves:

 

  • Bilingual French and English a strong asset

 

 

Salary Range:  $94,000-$140,000

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, which may vary per job function, 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 …
Salary Range: 
Performance Bonus or Sales Incentive Plan: 

Actual total compensation will be determined based on factors such as knowledge, skills, performance and experience. In addition, TELUS offers rewarding benefits, which may vary per job function, 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.

 

 

 

 

People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs

Across People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs, we are the diverse and talented team responsible for making sure TELUS is managed as a world-leading organization. ​

We are honoured to be recognized

82%
2023 engagement score

140,000+
Team members worldwide

12
# of years voted One of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens

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.