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Strategic Partnership Manager, Smart Home Hardware Partnerships


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

Req ID:  32898
Jobs by Category:  Sales and Marketing
Job Function:  Marketing
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


Our team and what we’ll accomplish together 

Our Connected Home Hardware team researches, ideates, designs, develops, and manages consumer technologies to make our customers' interaction with TELUS services faster, seamless and more reliable. Whether finding new ways to connect consumer devices, advancing product form factors or improving machine-to-human interactions, our team is focused on improving our customers' lives by making technology simpler and friendlier to use.

We work closely with our engineers, marketing teams, industrial designers, OEMs and ODMs to guide products from conception through to launch and retirement. From products like Optik TV, Boost Wi-Fi and more, the Hardware Product Management team works closely with our engineers to guide products from conception to launch and retirement.

What you’ll do: 

As part of the Product Management team, you will manage the first party device ecosystem roadmap for our Smart Home services. You will work closely with go-to-market teams and platform development teams to build and oversee a catalogue of devices that TELUS customers can use with Smart Home services. 


Specifically you’ll: 


  • Define overall strategy for new and existing consumer smart home products based on medium and long-term objectives
  • Work cross-functionally with Engineering, Procurement and other product managers to develop and maintain a list of third party smart home devices that work with the TELUS Smart Home ecosystem
  • Collaborate with external partners and vendors to assess the feasibility and marketability of various smart home devices
  • Create detailed requirements definitions intended for engineering, design purposes and manufacturing
  • Work with product managers to develop business case justification for product introductions
  • Review contracts with partners and legal teams




What you bring: 


  • Significant years of relevant work experience in building business partnerships in the consumer electronics industry
  • Experience in B2B, managing different phases of vendor and/or partner relationships
  • Strong or expert understanding of the consumer electronics industry
  • Known for your ability to bring projects through to completion
  • Exceptional storyteller with the ability to simplify messages to any audience and present complex business cases to senior leadership
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business 




  • Experience working with contracts and legal teams
  • Knowledge in one or more of the industries of mobile, internet, home networking or TV services
  • Master of Business Administration degree



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.

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.





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We are honoured to be recognized

$14.7 billion
TELUS’s annual revenue

$4.8 billion
The brand value that TELUS brings

Consecutive years our annual dividend payment has increased


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.