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UBC Relationship Manager

Reference ID: 525434200

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At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize her dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuels us, and moments define us.

The Role
Act as the on-site central point of communication to liaise with the Steering Committee, Director, Innovation & Partnerships, and internal working teams and UBC.  The Program Lead will establish goals under the Agreement, work with the project team with appropriate expertise, and supervise and coordinate the performance of their respective obligations for each of the project streams.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Liaison between all parties for proper governance
  • Participate in regular status meetings and submit periodic status reports to track and report
  • Act as the primary liaison for the Research, Product, and Network sub committees
  • Ensure the development and execution of the Recognition and Engagement Plan
  • Create and execute regular cadence with stakeholders
  • Build a pipeline of innovation: Identify, assess, prioritize and recommend innovative use cases to the steering committee
  • Align stakeholders under a defined strategy
  • Coordinate test & learn activities, evaluating PoCs to determine areas of improvement and adoption
  • Collaborate with local ecosystem, to drive thought leadership and partnership in advancing the use cases
Skills Requirements:
  • Understanding of emerging network technologies
  • MSc preferred, MBA an asset
  • Confident and capable strategic thinker; able to back ideas with supporting facts and rationale, and able to relate big picture strategic concepts and research findings to the needs of the business
  • Able to build and sustain trusting relationships with a strong preference to those who already have an established relationship with UBC
  • Self-motivation; comfort with ambiguity
  • Able to manage multiple priorities at a given time
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively to all levels of faculty and professional staff
  • Creative; not afraid to explore white space ideas and new strategic concepts
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 1600 - 4710 Kingsway (016), Burnaby, BC 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 134971
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what's right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment
What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.

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Posted: February 22, 2019
Closes: April 23, 2019
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