Ready to drive strategy?
As the Director of Strategy, you will leverage your exceptional leadership capabilities and business/financial acumen to help develop competitive business strategies and drive operational excellence across our team. At the core of your talents is your innate ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, both verbally and in writing. Reporting to the VP – Future Friendly Home Services you will help define strategic direction on technology services, perform cost benefit or revenue generation analysis, develop business cases, lead program management and operational performance evaluations, and prepare executive-level communications.
Business Unit Spotlight
The Technology Strategy & Business Transformation (TSBT) team is creating the next-generation technology roadmap and delivering best in class network and technology solutions to enable a superior customer experience. TSBT is at the forefront of developing new and innovative technologies and services that will transform the way we deliver solutions to our customers based on the next generation of cloud-native technologies and client applications. TSBT is also responsible for evolving TELUS’ business models, supply chain and technology investments which will enable our customers to receive the fastest access to the newest services.
Provide direction and leadership including
Identifying new customer needs and quantifying market sizes based on early data collection and evaluations
Distilling advanced technical concepts into revenue-generating business opportunities
Developing scenario-based analysis and recommendations into viable business cases
Program Management and Performance Evaluation
Translate strategy into initiatives and executable actions including project development, operational reviews, scorecard metrics
Track key market shifts and trends for impacts and opportunities
Investigate, analyze and make recommendations based on benchmarking
Communicate vision, strategy and roadmaps
Collaborate with technical innovators to prepare and present winning business cases
Create first-class executive presentations
Required Skills and Abilities
Financial Whiz: strong business and financial acumen with experience using financial modelling skills to create strong business cases
Strategic Consultant: proven ability to develop and execute competitive strategy-from creation to tactical implementation
Big Picture Thinker: advanced analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
Master Communicator: strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to create powerful presentations and key messaging for executive level audiences
Great Collaborator: able to forge strong partnerships throughout the organization and influence executives and teams without direct authority
Project Manager: proven track record of driving project management expertise and leading multiple simultaneous complex initiatives
Google & MS Office: Advanced skills in Excel and Powerpoint
Required Professional Designation
Bachelor’s degree with an MBA or equivalent education and experience (Finance preferred)
Program / Project Management training an asset
Consulting experience with knowledge of telecom 7 to 10 years of experience in professional services consulting, or a senior leadership role with a complex corporate environment
Proven program management experience
Who is TELUS?
We’re a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.
Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.
Do you share our passion?
At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.
At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.
Primary Location: CA-AB-Edmonton
Other Locations: CA-ON-Toronto, CA-AB-Calgary, CA-BC-Vancouver