Manager Network Implementation and New Sites

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Date: Mar 9, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA, T2P 2V6

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.


The Manager, Network Implementation Alberta/Mid-West will lead a team responsible for overall project delivery of Network Implementation projects. Typical implementation projects include: new site installations, site augmentations and both capacity and transport upgrades.  

This role will be based in Calgary or Edmonton, Alberta.


·       Plan and deliver regional capacity, transport, and program commitments on time and on budget.

·       End-to-end management of contracted labour acquisition process, including RFI/RFP process, contract award, requisitioning.

·       management, on-line receiving and contracted service management.

·       Monitor budgets, costing and cost structure to identify and execute cost and process improvement opportunities.

·       Create, in partnership, with Network Planning, Engineering, Technology Implementation and Operations, joint implementation schedules that meet program requirements.

·       Responsible for regional scheduling, tracking, reporting and management of on-going programs. This includes issuing status reports to track and communicate regional progress and accomplishments.

·       Manage and report on the regional financials and expenditure forecasts on augmentation projects. Interface with Finance as required communicating key metrics.

·       Develop, forecast and produce end-to-end program and project KPIs.

·       Ensure alignment on program deliverables across the regional Network Implementation team as well as other business stakeholders.  

·       Create and implement effective management strategies to overcome existing or potential challenges that could jeopardize objectives.

·       Evolve regional process and reporting standards to meet the changing needs of the business.

·       Responsible for creating, leading and managing a team. This includes setting department and individual performance objectives, providing ongoing coaching, and supporting the career development of direct reports.


·      7+ years experience in a cellular or telecom organization with a Diploma of Engineering Technology or University degree in Engineering, Applied Science or Business.

·       PMP certification preferred.

·      Three to five years leading and managing a team with a proven track record of success.

·       Strong experience with the deployment of HSPA+, LTE technology, IP, microwave and fibre transport systems including switching interconnects. 

·       Solid understanding of Wireless and Wireline network functionality, principles, standards and technology trends.

·       Ability to plan, execute, track and report on a large number of simultaneous initiatives with varying priorities in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

·       Exceptional analytical, investigative and problem solving.

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·       Excellent organizational and time management skills with a strong attention to detail.

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with a proven ability to effectively lead a team to achieve short term and long term business results.


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: #700, 500 - 4 Ave Sw (056), Calgary, AB 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 135094
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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