Program Manager-PMO

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1

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.


Rogers is seeking a Program Manager Access Networks within the Access Network PMO team.  Reporting to the Manager of National PMO, Access Networks at the Rogers Park Brampton campus, the primary focus of this position is to successfully manage the implementation, planning, and execution of a large variety of Network and Business initiatives on the Rogers Access Networks.



  • Manage the Implementation Planning, Execution and Closure of the Access projects dealing with the implementation of new Wireline services including Fibre to the Home, Fibre to the basement, Green Field, Fibre to the Curb, lifecycle changes of existing services, New Fibre Builds and existing Fibre augmentations.
  • Identify and manage all deliverables and interdependencies to deliver on the Business and Project/Program objectives and targets.
  • Collaborate with the Project Sponsors, fellow Project Managers and other stakeholders to prepare implementation plans and schedules for Wireline Projects.
  • Identify obstacles/conflicts and evaluate, recommend and implement workable solutions. Escalate issues to the appropriate levels within the organization to mitigate risks and keep schedules on track.
  • Negotiate and communicate with Vendors regarding equipment forecasting, ordering, deliveries, logistics and contracted services to meet overall project requirements and time frames.
  • Establish project plans and schedules for compliance with Rogers Technology/Engineering specifications and statements of work as required.
  • Schedule weekly project status review meetings with project stakeholders.
  • Provide Management with concise and timely Project/Program reporting on implementation progress, issues, risks and containment plans.
  • Develop and conduct presentations to various levels of Management as required.
  • Provide Build Status Reports and Financial updates on Projects/Programs being managed and collaborate with the Regional Project Managers on reporting requirements.
  • Oversee the implementation of project tasks & milestones outlined in the Engineering Plans and Statement of Work.
  • Manage the project change control process for any significant deviation from Scope, Budget and Documentation.
  • Monitor and coordinate major milestone approvals within Rogers. Manage resources or project escalations as required. Prepare necessary documentation for internal Rogers approvals.
  • Coordinate all activities related to Rogers acceptance of deliverables and the documentation of acceptance test and turnover results.
  • Document project completion. Ensure completion certificates (such as hardware or software Acceptance) are obtained and communicated as required during project execution.
  • Document, update and distribute the following items:
    • Project specific meeting minutes (weekly or as required).
    • Project specific financial status reporting and forecasting (monthly).
    • Aggregate project dashboard summaries (weekly).
    • Project specific plan updates (weekly or as required).
    • Update project status in Salesforce.


Skills required:

  • Post-Secondary degree in Engineering or other related Technical discipline.
  • 5-10 years of experience in the Telecommunications industry with the majority of experience gained in Wireline Access Networks (Fibre Builds, Augmentation of FTTH, FTTB, and FTTC).
  • PMP Certified professional that is well versed in Project Management methodologies & concepts and having a minimum of 5 years of experience in a Project Management capacity.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in the implementation of Wireline Access and Transport Network Projects. Experience in the project implementation of high speed transmission systems, i.e., SONET transmission systems, IP transport technology e.g., 10/100 Mbs Ethernet, GigE, etc
  • Ability to develop, track and monitor the execution of large complex projects simultaneously in a fluid fast paced environment with varying priorities.
  • Strategic thinker who can make decisions and plan, develop and implement innovative solutions.
  • A highly motivated individual with leadership, organizational, multitasking, troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills.
  • Possess strong negotiation, influencing, relationship management, communication and Business writing skills. 
  • Advanced skills in MS Office suite and proficient in the use of Project Management tools such as MS Project, MS Project Server Edition and MS Access.
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: Project Management & Engineering
Requisition ID: 126981
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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