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Rogers Senior Manager, Wireless & Transport Front-End Program in Brampton, Ontario

Senior Manager, Wireless & Transport Front-End Program

Our Digital & Technology team wakes up every day with one goal in mind – to connect Canadians to the people and things that matter most. Collectively, we’re proud to support 30 million Canadians each month.

We manage a robust portfolio that champions the leading edge of technology and media. We drive projects that expand connectivity to underserved communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast; build and enhance our fixed broadband network to provide high-speed Internet, TV and Smart Home Monitoring; and support our world class wireless network, offering our customers Canada’s largest and most reliable 5G network. As the Digital & Technology team, we are building our tomorrow, today.

Come play a key role in building the future of innovation in Canada, Let’s make your possible.

Do you enjoy working on high-scale, complex, and high visibility projects and programs? If yes, consider the following opportunity:

Reporting to the Director of Program Management-Front End, Access Networks PMO, the Sr. Manager, Wireless & Transport leads a team of professional Program and Contract managers that is accountable for ensuring that all planning activities for future wireless and transport programs are executed in time for successful delivery. Such activities include resource mapping, scope identification and SOW development to secure 3rd party suppliers, program management of engineering standardization and equipment selection. This role is also accountable for developing a clear communication plan to relevant stakeholders.

This role requires extensive collaboration across a matrixed organization, including national planning and engineering teams, procurement, and regional implementation teams. As a result, the Sr. Manager must be able to influence decisions like the assignment of critical resources and prioritize and drive activities that will result in future program success. The ultimate goal of this Sr. Manager’s team is to ensure future programs are resourced appropriately, and that all front-end activities are well executed to enable smooth and successful program delivery.

We’re looking for a self-starting innovative leader who recognizes the value in proactive program planning, isn’t afraid to challenge BAU thinking, and loves developing and motivating highly engaged teams to drive results.

What you’ll be doing :

Drive early conclusion of future wireless network and transport deployment plans

Program management of all activities that take place in the planning stage of future network deployments

Drive the conclusion of SOW development and vendor assignments, engineering standards, equipment selection

Ensure capital authority for future programs is in place in time for enabling activities such as seed equipment ordering to take place

Prepare communication plans for wireless network and transport deployment programs to translate plans into executable deployments

Manage inter-regional and inter-program priorities

Manage and identify risk along with mitigation strategies

Develop processes related to establishing program funnels and change management

Drive alignment and collaboration with key interlock partners, including within the Network organization and with other business units

Inspire and enable talent within the overall team and promote employee engagement across the organization while focusing on a positive team culture

What you have :

5+ years of working in a Program Management related role implementing wireless and/or transport programs

Understanding of cell site components and their functions

Familiarity with RAN backhaul, microwave equipment, and converged IP access transport networks

Strong knowledge of wireless network and transport service requirements for new deployments and upgrades

Experience leading teams is preferred

Proven ability to contribute in key roles, supporting completion of multi-stakeholder, complex implementation programs

Excellent presentation & communications skills, with experience presenting to senior executives

Demonstrated business & financial acumen

Strategic thinker who can translate complex plans into actionable steps

A strong collaborator that is able to influence process transformations

An inclusive team leader that advocates for diversity and inclusion within the team

Passionate about making a difference and leading transformations that will bring positive change to the business

Focused on continuous process improvement and innovative problem solving

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.

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Schedule: Full time

Shift: Day

Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)

Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON

Travel Requirements: None

Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering

Requisition ID: 268301

At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @ https://digital.rogers.com/

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

Posting Notes: Digital & Technology


Brampton, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits

· Donation matching

· Paid time off for volunteering

· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options

· Generous employee discounts

· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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