Director, Access Network Planning

Date: Aug 25, 2021

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 their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

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


As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Rogers is seeking a candidate for the role of Director, Access Network Capital Expenditure Planning reporting to the VP Access Network PMO at the Rogers Park Brampton Campus. This role requires Access Wireless, Wireline, Fibre and Transport Telecommunications knowledge, strong business acumen and Sr leadership experience build the 1, 3 and 5 year plan for the Rogers Access Network. This lynch pin role at Rogers is responsible for building the detailed annual Access Network Capital Plan for all programs, including presentations to the ELT to secure program funding approval.

What you will be doing…

  • Lead the development of large scale Access Network Programs such as the Wireless 5G uplift
  • Scope includes budgeting, authoring CAs, reviewing program specifications, and scenario modeling
  • Strategic modelling and new technology benefit analysis
  • Short to long-range network and technology planning
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams such as Outside Plant Engineering, Implementation, Finance, Procurement, Engineering, Marketing, Corporate Strategy, and the PMO
  • Works on problems that are complex and sometimes involve issues that have not been encountered before where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles
  • Support new technology introduction and associated knowledge transfer
  • Lead a team of highly skilled Engineering managers that develop each of the Wireless, Wireline, Transport, Fibre and Capital portfolios
  • Regular presentations of Access Network Scope, Budget and capital requirements to the SLT and ELT

What you will have…

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the Telecommunications field
  • Excellent knowledge of Access networks
  • Sr Leadership experience. Director level preferred
  • Experience building and managing large budgets for complex multi-year programs
  • Education, experience should include undergraduate university degree in engineering, computer science, community college diploma with CET certification, or equivalent experience.
  • In addition to technical prowess this position required great financial acumen and capital management experience leading programs of $1B or more.
  • Outstanding analytical and modeling skills and ability to guide others in this area
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience in managing multiple, simultaneous large complex projects
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including PowerPoint


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 239890
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 matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering 

Job Segment: Manager, Network, Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Management, Technology, Engineering

Location: Brampton, ON, CA

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