Manager, Physical Security Technology – Telus

Create better business outcomes with your Analytical Acumen and Creativity!

Join our team

We live in a fast-paced world where protecting information assets and infrastructure is an essential priority for consumers, businesses, and Canada. At TELUS Security, we strive to tackle the toughest security challenges head-on with top talent and cutting edge technology.

Leading an already successful Physical Security team, you will have input into the evolution of our physical assets protection, maturing our video analytics practices, moving forward on our building access technology, ensuring execution of the guard services automation roadmap, Driving Efficiencies, and Building Innovative Solutions, all while enhancing the Risk Management Profile for TELUS.

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

You are a collaborative leader that will drive our physical protection strategy forward. Your Innovative, strong negotiation skills and exceptional team leadership will be critical in helping TELUS continue to grow its security practices. Your security focused mindset will help the team make strategic and tactical decisions. You will collaborate with internal and external partners, to drive our Physical Security solutions to absorb the next generation of challenges we will face.

Here’s how

As an Effective Leader, you will:
Drive a high engagement, high performance culture and support team members to achieve individual and team goals
Actively and efficiently manage the team’s human and financial resources
Proactively communicate on a tactical, day-to-day operational issues as well as at a strategic, program-wide security issues
Represent TELUS and TELUS Security in working groups, and in other operational and security fora
Work with the team to develop, communicate and execute strategic roadmaps to support the ongoing growth and maturity of the security posture within TELUS
Oversee our ongoing Physical Security Evolution:
Work with project teams on the installation and replacement of our physical monitoring systems
Collaborate with internal security teams on new solutions to move our systems and processes to the next level
Work with key access teams to develop and maintain a progressive strategy
Operate as a trusted advisor for Physical Security:
Act as an SME and a central point of contact for our internal business partners when facing opportunities with Physical Security; such as alarms, monitoring, and preventive security solutions
Collaborate with internal business partners on strategic plans for expansions and new builds
Build strong relationships with partners within the organization
Work with external Guarding contract companies, to drive value and innovation
Work with internal stakeholders driving our business continuity plans
Review penetration tests and site reviews, work with the team to formulate roadmaps to drive best in class Security Practices
Drive further innovation into Physical Security at TELUS
Mature our video analytics Practice
Move forward on our building access technology
Ensure execution of the guard services automation roadmap
Contribute into our 5G roadmap, with many new access points that will require physical protection
Drive consolidation into monitoring and alerting for TELUS physical access points

You’re the missing piece of the puzzle
You hold a Degree in Technology, Business or Engineering Technology
You have 5+ years of hands-on working experience in the Physical Security domain
You have 3+ years of hands-on experience managing a team
You are recognized for your ability to manage people in a fast-paced, highly engaged and demanding operations-heavy setting
You are sought out for your experience providing solutions and drawing up business cases that enable teams to grow their business value
You are the go-to person for negotiating deals with external vendors in managing existing contracts and relationships or building new crucial ones
You are a project guru, able to manage project teams, getting them to execute on milestones and to deliver on time and within budget
You are seen as a key leader in proof of concept building, able to lead teams to successful completion on these for innovation using new technologies
Certifications such as CISSP, CISM or PSP
Understanding of Project Management Practices
Understanding of vendor Management Practices
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-BC-Vancouver
Schedule: Full-time

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