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Strategy Manager

Victoria, BC
Full Time
23 hours ago

Join our team

Reporting to the Director for BC Public Sector Enterprise, the Strategy Manager is part of a team dedicated to a specific high profile and complex strategic services agreement. The team provides support to the client's strategic agreement office for contract management, and product and service development. The nature of this agreement requires the Strategy Manager to manage leading edge and complex custom solutions and contract administration. The Strategy Manager demonstrates a strong understanding of ICT services, communications, leadership, relationship building, and negotiation skills.

Business Unit Spotlight:

TELUS' Enterprise Public Sector - Business Solutions West team provides Information and Communications Solutions to BC's largest public sector organizations. The provincial reach that TELUS has across British Columbia provides us with the ability to support the Government of BC's communication requirements in the majority of BC's communities they serve. Working together with our clients we are able to make a difference to the lives of citizens and businesses of British Columbia by enabling them to connect to the digital economy.

Our business solutions help public sector organizations continue their digital transformation journey to improve their employee experience, optimize operations and improve citizen experience.

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

You'll focus on supporting the Senior Strategy Manager to manage the strategic master service agreement in alignment with client expectations, contractual terms and TELUS service capabilities. This involves partnering with the client and sales account teams in the strategic planning process, including developing the Annual Operating Plan and contributing to the growth and retention of market share under the strategic agreement.

Here's how
    •Act as subject matter expert on the complex strategic contract, provide guidance to sales and service teams, assimilate information and provide recommendations on contractual interpretation issues •Establish and enhance partnerships with internal TELUS service partners to ensure overall client satisfaction •Be accountable to build effective TELUS teams to partner in managing and meeting contractual and client requirements, working closely with the TELUS Contracts Manager •Provide regular feedback to TELUS' Product Development, and influence where appropriate, the prioritization of the elements of the solutions and roadmaps to ensure that the needs of the client are appropriately represented with an intent to drive business growth within the contract •Negotiate and authorize contract changes develop proposals (often through identifying risks, opportunities and recommendations) •Support contract governance including being responsible for tracking and management of action items •Conduct regular face to face contract management review and governance meetings with the client •Serve as point of contact with the client for the contract, particularly with new service onboarding and changes •Support the development and presentation of internal contract and account reviews

Why YOU will love this opportunity:

This is a high visibility project and team within TELUS. Your daily interactions with the team are critical to program and customer success.

The business acumen and industry knowledge you bring will be enhanced by the breadth of the position, setting you up for future opportunities in sales enablement, project or program management or client service delivery, to name a few potential career paths.

At TELUS, We Give Where We Live and have obsessive commitments to both Customer's First and Employee Engagement programs.


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

You are likely in a similar role, today, providing administrative and coordination support to a sales or professional services team in a similar solution & technology environment. You have experience or knowledge across many of the following elements:
    •You are regarded as a strong communicator, from contract language to executive correspondence •You have insight on service relationship management or contract management within the ICT industry (ideally including Public Sector clients/users) •You possess a breadth of customer service skills, including presentations, consultation and needs analysis; likely from supporting sales & business administration teams •Project management and/or public sector procurement experience •You have a passion for technology and analytics, thriving in opportunity identification and issue resolution •Over 10 years' experience in the ICT Industry, ideally with 5 or more focused on Public Sector organizations

    •Knowledge of basic data networking and cellular technologies, complex voice solutions (including unified communications), cloud based solutions, and professional and network security consulting services •Successful track record in consultative sales •Post-secondary education in Information Technology, Business/Public Sector Management, Telecommunications Management or equivalent business

Please note: This position is located in Victoria. The successful applicant must currently reside there or be willing to relocate self.

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.

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