Director, Network Implementation, BC

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Burnaby, BC, CA, V5H 4J5

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 fuels us, and moments define us.


Rogers is seeking a Director, Access Network Implementation, Western Region reporting to the VP Access Network Implementation.  This position is based out of our Vancouver , B.C. with travel to Toronto and Calgary offices as required.  The Director, Access Network Implementation, Western Region will lead a team accountable for Wireless New Site Acquisition & Build, In building sites, upgrades and expansion of existing wireless sites, Hub Implementation and Transport projects in Western Region.
The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills and technical acumen to drives results and have the ability to lead through influence, build strong relationships and work collaboratively with all levels of the organization.    
Key Responsibilities:
•Develop, manage and lead a team of Managers and staff in delivering Access Network Projects and Programs in the Western Region
•Manage the Western Region Wireless Network Real Estate portfolio, including site acquisition and lease renewals.
•Manage Wireless in-bound colocation requests
•Work with the Network PMO to ensure accurate tracking and reporting of project and program schedules, status and costs
•Support teams and remove road blocks on projects and programs.
•Build and drive a collaborative culture aligned to governance processes
•Lead, manage and motivate team by mentoring, coaching and ensuring development plans established for each team member
•Manage a budget to deliver against targets.
Key Qualifications:
•Minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 3 years in a Network management role
•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Network Implementation or Project Management role
•Post Secondary education in Engineering and/or Business Administration
•Strong understanding of Municipal approval processes for new wireless cell site construction
•PMP certification considered an asset.
•Ability to prioritize effectively and build alignment around what has been prioritized
•Expert problem solving, troubleshooting decision making skills
•Superior communication (written and verbal), negotiation and facilitation skills with various audiences.
•Must have the ability to consistently and collaboratively resolve issues, mitigate roadblocks, and align teams.
Leadership Attributes & Other Critical Competencies:
•Proven leader with ability to motivate a team to achieve outstanding results.
•Extraordinary team player and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where quality, innovation, speed of decision making and execution are critical to organizational success.
•Ability to execute against multiple projects; results-oriented work environment.
•Supports and strengthens the corporate brand and company culture.
•Executive presence, with the ability to navigate difficult situations and build relationships via persuasive negotiator skills.
•Collaborative leader with demonstrated ability to impact and influence across various functions and groups at all levels of an organization.
•Process oriented problem solver who is able to take high level concepts and ideas and create a story that can connect the business case to the technical work and is able to articulate the benefits and cost effectively.
•Brings a high degree of initiative, is able to work in an ever changing environment, and is able to manage ambiguity and relentless focus on prioritizing and balancing multiple stakeholder goals.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 4710 Kingsway, Suite 1600 (157), Burnaby, BC 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 206938
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 


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