Sr Manager, Strategy & Planning

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 working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.


At Rogers, we make more possible, and strategy and planning are at the heart of that. We are seeking a proactive, creative, and organized Senior Manager, Strategy & Planning with a curious mindset to help drive key strategic initiatives and programs designed to grow the Wireless Rogers brand customer base and deliver best-in-class revenue and profitability, while improving customer experience and likelihood to recommend.

 

We would love to meet you if you are:

  1. A self-starter, big-picture thinker who can think strategically at the highest level while simultaneously executing the day-to-day actions necessary to achieve our goals.
  2. An outstanding team player who knows how to build strong relationships across all organizational levels.
  3. Capable of leading multiple high-priority initiatives concurrently, striving for excellence, challenging the status quo and seeking alternative perspectives.

 

This position reports to the Director, Wireless Strategy, Planning & Governance, with a dotted line to the Rogers GM, and works very closely with the Rogers Senior Leadership Team.

 

What you will do:

 

Strategy

  • Help shape the Rogers brand strategy.

  • Provide strategic thought leadership and storytelling.

  • Provide insights and narrative on weekly & monthly performance drivers.

  • Support & coordinate the preparation of all executive review materials.

  • Provide a lens across all functions of the business to guide sound decision-making and strategy recommendations.

  • Manage, keep track and provide updates of strategic priorities and workstreams execution.

 

Project/Program Management

  • Help drive key programs to bring the strategic vision to life.

  • Run the business operations by creating robust processes so that each Rogers team is interconnected and works harmoniously to common KPI’s.

  • Support strategic assignments, ad-hoc programs and projects as required.

 

Planning and Execution

  • Lead the Wireless end-to-end planning process, outlining timelines and working with Stakeholders to produce the Quarterly & Annual Operating plans.

  • Facilitate progress reviews with key stakeholders in different forums.

  • Communicate and align on the strategic plan and direction with cross-functional teams.

 

Collaboration

  • Work collaboratively and effectively across the organization.

  • Take initiative willingly in identifying and driving forward opportunities.

  • Drive and facilitate the development of team culture, working with Comms and HR teams.

 

Efficiently running key meetings

  • Facilitate all business meetings (e.g., Weekly Results, Rogers SLT, Rogers GM Office Hours, Town Halls, Offsites, etc.), managing the agenda, capturing & tracking action items to ensure they are completed by the relevant owner(s).

  • Coordinate the weekly, monthly, quarterly & annual calendar and meetings to ensure that all deliverables are met as per the Consumer Wireless Governance model.

 

What you will bring:

 

  • 7-10 years of experience in strategy, planning, marketing, product and/or communication.

  • 4-5 years of experience in the Canadian Wireless Industry.

  • 3-4 years of experience with executive presentation (presenting to Senior Leadership Teams).

  • Strong leadership capabilities to motivate and encourage team members, and a proactive mindset: see what needs to be done and take initiative.

  • Strong at communicating and building relationships at all levels of the organization, possessing excellent planning and organizational management skills.

  • Exceptional communication (written and oral) and storytelling skills for presentation purposes; ability to simplify complex topics and tell a compelling story to drive our programs forward.

  • Exceptional deck development and presentation skills.

  • Strong analytical, creative problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and conflicting priorities, reacting quickly to resolve business problems to meet deadlines.

  • Proven track record of being able to work very well in cross-functional teams.

  • Strong program & project management skills, with the ability to define and prioritize initiatives and manage multiple projects and priorities at once, while working cross-functionally and managing complex stakeholder relationships.

  • Strong business and financial acumen, being able to drive insights from available data and effectively communicate their value to the business.

  • Outstanding data analytics skills, being comfortable performing complex data analysis and presenting to key stakeholders.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively, with experience succeeding in a highly matrixed, fast-paced environment, and comfortable working in a straight line and dotted line reporting structure.

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and to turn concepts into a plan.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.

  • Passionate to drive change and results.

  • Managerial courage.

 

Great-to-haves:

 

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

  • You strive for excellence in everything you do.

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (824), Toronto, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Marketing & Marketing Communication
Requisition ID: 248982
 
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:  Corporate 

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

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