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General Manager

The future is knocking on your door.

TELUS Business Solutions is leveraging the latest technology to fuel businesses’ digital transformations. We are on a steep trajectory of growth, delivering truly disruptive and transformative products and services that will impact businesses across North America. The work we do makes a difference.

To this end, we’re looking for an experienced General Manager to provide thought leadership and innovative thinking to take our solutions team to the next level. Come and elevate our strategy and stay for the fun and winning culture.

Your primary focus:

Reporting to the Vice-president, as the General Manager of Industry Solutions you are a senior leader who is no stranger to building presence in a business market. You have a keen eye for spotting nascent but growing areas that could eventually become full-fledged verticals. In this role, you will lead this portfolio of product directors for Business, pursue new opportunities for business growth and drive the overall growth strategy for the solutions strategy.

How you’ll be successful in this role:

  • Own and be accountable for the profitability of our key industry solutions, including occupancy based business and transportation
  • Evaluate the market with an eye to growth and potential capabilities and solutions that expand the market for TELUS across focussed verticals
  • Manage the division’s strategic planning and budgeting with the primary goal of optimizing net income and increasing revenue
  • Set and achieve business growth targets for focussed verticals
  • Participate in acquisition evaluations, partner selection and ecosystem development
  • Financial analysis and business case development, integrate cost-benefit analysis into business decisions to ensure maximum value
  • Effective collaboration skills and attention to detail -- including the ability to influence all levels of management, cross-functionally and externally -- and to represent the company in commercial discussions

What you bring to this role:

  • Proven track record leading outbound product initiatives passionate about customers with sophisticated requirements
  • Creative energy, courage to throw out the playbook and out of the box thinking, problem-solver
  • Comfortable working in a very cross-functional role with a highly distributed team
  • A natural influencer and collaborator - develop cross-functional relationships with stakeholders and secure the support of the executive team to build converged business strategies
  • Proven director leadership in business strategy, product management and marketing with 10+ years business experience in variety of industries
  • Demonstrated success with P&L ownership and accountability
  • Passion for learning and innovation; solutions-oriented with an entrepreneurial spirit

What we give back to you:

  • Opportunities to excel and show your stuff - work on high-value and high-visibility projects that will be defining the future of TELUS Business Solutions
  • Flexible work styles with the ability to work in and out of the office
  • Work in an organization that nurtures your personal development with leading edge training and development tools
  • An environment that lets you be your best every day
  • Work in an organization that supports and encourages you giving back to the community you live in
  • Competitive pay & benefits
  • A place that embraces our core values:
    • Spirited teamwork
    • Courage to innovate
    • Embrace change
    • Initiate opportunity and a passion for growth

At TELUS, we are looking for people that like solving big problems in a collaborative team-based environment. We believe that our shared success is as much about what you bring to the table everyday as it is about your skills and qualifications. Smart, motivated people that work well in teams can move mountains!

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.

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