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Senior Program Manager - Sustainability


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Toronto, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Req ID:  465
Jobs by Category:  People & Culture, Finance and Corporate Affairs
Job Function:  Financial
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular

Are you looking for an entrepreneurial opportunity to bring to market environmental technology solutions at TELUS? 


Join our team

The TELUS Sustainability and Environment Team is leading Project Evergreen, the development and commercialization of environmental-related technology solutions, in partnership with TELUS Business Solutions. We are seeking an individual with an entrepreneurial mindset, a track record of service and product development and experience in post-acquisition integration in order to scale and maximize the capabilities of the acquisitions we make.


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


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

Through your collaborative and programmatic approach you will: solve problems, overcome ambiguity of new and challenging concepts, introduce new and innovative ideas, and hone a vision for an ecosystem of integrated technology solutions whilst ensuring strong interlock between teams.


You will bring expertise to help deliver capabilities across products, systems and processes to scale and grow new verticals for our B2B and other market segments.

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

•    Through ideation and integration, drive the scaling and growth of tech enabled environmental solutions across verticals such as reforestation and energy
•    Understand the economic implications of post-merger and acquisition opportunities to TELUS, leveraging your ability to analyze financial impacts to determine suggested actions
•    Govern complex programs through project streams coordination, business resource allocation and project management leadership ensuring interlock across multiple teams and business units
•    Provide thought leadership in solving problems and helping to remove program roadblocks and develop effective processes and governance
•    Provide the financial governance framework on defining profit and lost levers with products, value chain and subject matter experts in the execution of this program
•    Provide a clear path to benefits realization based on the hypotheses defined in the program’s business case
•    Facilitate and support strategic discussions and recommendations at the director and VP level
•    Develop effective updates and presentations, reporting and tracking of all program activities, from working-level to executive audiences
•    Demonstrate ability to lead and influence working teams to drive successful outcomes

You are the missing piece of the puzzle 

•    You are known for having strong business and financial acumen and a proven ability to synthesize business results into actionable insights
•    You excel in service and product development for our B2B market segments
•    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
•    You have expertise in integrating business post-merger and acquisition
•    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

•    Bachelor's degree; MBA or equivalent in education and experience
•    Minimum of 5+ years of strategy, planning, and execution experience with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment
•    Advanced program and project management skills (PMP desired) with a proven track record
•    Advanced communication skills and strong financial acumen
•    An understanding of B2B Sales

A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. 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.





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

2020 engagement score

Team members worldwide

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


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.