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Senior Project Manager (Sustainment PMO)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

We are the project management office responsible for TELUS infrastructure builds that support all levels of government (Federal, Provincial and Municipalities), as well as businesses, residential and upkeep of TELUS infrastructure across BC and AB. These builds are critical to align with external stakeholder timelines to maintain connectivity to our end customers in these regions - both homes and businesses.

Additionally, we support change programs that advance our strategy to digitize and automate processes across the infrastructure build program, creating value for TELUS and our stakeholders. These change programs range from outsourcing demand driven build work to implementing new tools and systems that will drive meaningful improvements within TELUS operations.

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager with a proven track record of delivering complex projects on time and on budget. The ideal candidate for this role is a team player that believes strongly in continuous improvement and strives to achieve/maintain best in class through evolution and transformation.

You have a natural ability to form strong working relationships and transform complicated and challenging opportunities into clear and simple solutions. You are comfortable working with all levels of our organization, including senior executives.

We are passionate about our team, our customers, our partner companies, our world-leading broadband networks and products - while continually reducing risks on scope, schedule and budget.

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

Here's how
    •As part of this role, you will own a portfolio of infrastructure projects that interlock with Municipal builds across AB and BC; it is critical to align our infrastructure builds with external timelines to ensure customer connectivity is not impacted, which includes:
      •Reporting on build progress
      •Working with and influencing internal and external stakeholders to execute on deliverables
      •Identifying and mitigating risks to achieve monthly targets both delivery and capital
      •Ensure all project cost are tracked accurately and in a timely manner
    •In addition, you will lead a portfolio of change programs that enhance TELUS day to day operations and drive value for our stakeholders; activities to support change programs:
      •Developing scope documentation as required
      •Developing project plans and assembling teams to support major initiatives
      •Working with and influencing internal and external stakeholders to execute on deliverables
      •Working with stakeholders to create communication and change management plans to support implementation of project deliverables
      •Ensuring all project outcomes are completed and outcomes are handed off to the business owners
    •Lead stakeholder forums; leverage the forums to drive required decisions across external and internal functional stakeholder leaders (build partners, third parties, internal engineering and construction teams, as well as offshore and onshore resources)
    •Analyze data, summarize and track information, and create reports and presentations
    •Development and monitoring of project plans and project execution applying Project Management principles


What YOU Get to Do:
    •Own a complex weave of interconnected schedules including different functional areas, different internal and external stakeholders
    •Connect Government, businesses and residential customers to our world-leading broadband networks
    •Add value to TELUS and our stakeholders by advancing change and supporting our efforts to digitize our day-to-day operations

What YOU Bring:
    •Demonstrated ability to communicate project status updates to different audiences from Executive level to working level
    •Demonstrated stakeholder facilitation skills, with specific experience in driving decision-making and problem solving
    •Demonstrated ability to utilize PM tools, systems and methodologies to deliver projects on time and on budget
    •Demonstrated ability to implement change programs within a complex stakeholder environment
    •Strong understanding of Telecommunications industry and the Public external stakeholders who we interface with to support Infrastructure growth and Maintenance across BC/AB

Great Additions:
    •University degree
    •Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree
    •Project Management Professional (PMP) designation
    •Budget management, including forecasting, management of financial transactions such as accruals, financial compliance
    •5+ years' experience in a similar role
    •Familiarity with JIRA/DOMO/SAP

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.
Management and Executive