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Technology Strategy Manager

Calgary, AB
Full Time
6 days ago

Ready to create new opportunities in uncharted territory?

Join our team

TELUS Innovation Centres is a national team, with Innovation Centres in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. Our mission is to drive innovation internally with our team members, and externally with the local technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem. We also strive to provide an innovative customer experience to enlighten and educate our customers and partners about future TELUS products and services. We have an opening for a role to manage the Innovation Centre at our Calgary site.

This is an opportunity to work at the intersection between technology and business. The successful candidate will enjoy leveraging their entrepreneurial mindset, their ability to build a network of innovators inside TELUS and out in the local community, and the chance to work with early stage and growth stage tech companies. We are looking for a passionate and highly capable communicator who can convey how future technologies will shape our customers' businesses and TELUS solutions.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together
    •Lead the growth of the TELUS Technology Accelerator that supports growth stage tech companies in Canada •Co-ordinate TELUS research activities •Promote communication and collaboration sessions on research topics at the Innovation Centre •Introduce new research and product stakeholders to TELUS engineers to drive new product offerings •Support, develop, and demonstrate proof of concept trial implementations •Drive innovation at TELUS •Explore new technology ideas with a broad range of teams: Chief Technology Office, Product Management, Marketing, Sales Engineers and Sales

Here's how
    •Setup the strategy and lead the growth of the TELUS Technology Accelerator into a national program •Lead the design, construction and opening of the new Innovation Centre in Calgary •Create relationships with all internal stakeholders and external community players •Kick off new research opportunities •Create effective presentations and lead collaboration sessions to inspire innovation and gain mind-share •Create a marketplace of ideas and attract thought leadership •Maintain the Innovation Centre and with an evolving set of demonstrations of new technologies and in-market products


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Demonstrated passion for new and emerging technologies •Creative and innovative thinker •Excellent interpersonal skills •Strong technology background with business acumen •Effective communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills, tailoring your approach to a specific audience •Ability to demonstrate and discuss various technologies in relation to business issues •Proactive team player •Strong analytical and problem-solving skills •A minimum of 5 years of experience in the technology industry •University Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field

    •2 years of experience in a customer-facing or business related role •A minimum of 5 years of experience in the technology industry •3 years of experience in an innovation or product management role (preferred)

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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