Manager - Planning

Date: Sep 15, 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.

At Rogers, we make more possible, and planning is at the heart of that. We are seeking a proactive, structured and organized Manager, Planning & Strategy with a curious mindset and the confidence to speak up to support the VP & GM of Connected Home Marketing and the Connected Home Senior Leadership Team to deliver an end-to-end planning & strategy process, and facilitate achieving the team’s overall mandate and vision.

You are a self-starter, big-picture thinker who can think strategically at the highest level while simultaneously executing on the day to day actions necessary to achieve our goals. You are an outstanding team player who knows how to build strong relationships across all organizational levels. 
You are capable of leading multiple high-priority initiatives concurrently, striving for excellence, challenging the status quo and seeking alternative perspectives, and you thrive in fast-paced, high-energy working environments. If this sounds like you, we would love to meet you!

This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Operational Planning and works very closely with the Sr. Director, Strategy, Planning & Governance, while supporting Connected Home Senior Leadership Team. 

What you will be doing:
•    Facilitate business meetings (e.g., Weekly Results, Office Hours, SLT Ops, Marketing SLT, Balcony, etc.), managing the agenda, capturing & tracking action items to ensure they are completed by the relevant owner(s).
•    Support the Connected Home end-to-end planning process, outlining timelines and working with Stakeholders to support the Annual Operating plan and support the CH LRP and Quarterly Sales & Marketing Planning process. 
•    Provide a lens across all functions of the business to guide sound decision making and strategy recommendations.
•    Provide strategic thought leadership and story telling through support of ELT Memo’s.
•    Provide insights and narrative on weekly & monthly performance drivers.
•    Support & coordinate the preparation of all executive review materials.
•    Communicate and align on the strategic plan and direction with cross-functional teams.
•    Manage, keep track and provide updates of strategic priorities and workstreams execution.
•    Support strategic assignments, ad-hoc programs and projects as required.
•    Live & breathe the Connected Home Business.

 What you will bring: 
•    Professional experience in strategy, planning, marketing, product and/or communication.
•    Experience in the Canadian Telco industry (Cable preferred) 
•    Experience with executive presentation (presenting to C-level executives and Senior Leadership Teams).
•    Ability to interact and influence senior leaders in a high paced environment managing diverse activities.
•    Proactive mindset; see what needs to be done and take initiative.
•    Proven success in managing and influencing cross-functional stakeholders.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•    Excellent to ‘expert level’ in excel and powerpoint; including exceptional storytelling and deck development.
•    Ability to simplify complex topics and “tell the story” in a succinct manner.
•    Strong business and financial acumen, being able to drive insights from available data and effectively communicate their value to the business. 
•    Outstanding analytics skills, being comfortable performing complex data analysis and presenting to key stakeholders.
•    Ability to work independently and collaboratively, with experience succeeding in a highly matrixed, fast-paced environment. 
•    Strong cross-functional team management and program skills, with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once.
•    Ability to deal with ambiguity and to turn concepts into a plan.
•    Comfortable working in a straight line and dotted line reporting structure.
•    Highly organized and detail oriented.
•    Passionate to drive change and results.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (908), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: No Selection
Posting Category/Function: Project Management & Marketing
Requisition ID: 243130
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:  No Selection 

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