You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
You're using an older version of Internet Explorer and some functionality may not work as expected. Please update your browser for the best experience.
Telus Logo

Graduate Engineering Leadership Program Manager

Reference ID: TEC10504-18

Share job:

Job Location icon
Scarborough, ON
Job Type icon
Full Time
Job Category icon
Information Technology

Lead and support the future generation of technology talent!

Join our team

If you're passionate about helping bright, talented and enthusiastic engineering or computer science new grads and co-op students learn and create technology solutions that help our customers, here's the perfect opportunity!

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As the Program Manager, you support and advance the Graduate Engineering Leadership Program (GELP) to meet TELUS' current and future engineering and technology talent needs. You support a team of Engineers-In-Training (EIT's) from their entry into the program through to their post-program placement in TELUS. You also partner closely with technology rotation managers to ensure the customized, individual training needs of each EIT delivers specific learning outcomes aligned to strategic talent development goals.

The Program Manager reports to the Director - Technology Strategy (GELP & Innovation Centres).

If you're ready to take on the stewardship of leading the development and growth of our next generation of technical talent, read on...

Here's how
    Talent Management:
      •Provide leadership, coaching and support to GELP team members •Coordinate selection and assignment of EIT rotations every 9 months •Ensure monthly assessment of each EITs progress against PPO/CCDP is performed and tracked •Facilitate monthly learning progress reviews between rotation managers, EITs and program manager •Align the skills needs of technology-oriented rotations with the development needs of EITs and co-ops •Ensure co-op students and co-op managers have a positive experience to become advocates for TELUS' GELP and Engineering & Technology Co-op Program (ETCP)
    Program Management:
      •Partner with and build strong relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders within TELUS to optimize the coaching, mentoring and development (technical, business acumen) of each EIT to support their career objectives •Evolve the design and delivery of GELP, based on analysis of feedback and data •Lead annual review of mentor-EIT assignments •Partner with Talent Acquisition to coordinate and support the recruitment cycle for annual EIT intake and co-op intake (3 times per year) •Evolve the recruitment strategy to include non-traditional recruitment strategies which includes collaborating with internal and external partners •Prepare executive level reports of program KPI's •Initiate technical and/or business case innovation projects to support the development of EIT's •Facilitate the review and assessment of non-rotation projects, including business cases and/or technical opportunities


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Passion for technology and belief that contributing to the development and success of others is a winning combination that will create a better future •Desire for continuous improvements, learning and exploring •Strong business and financial acumen •Exceptional consultation, analytical and problem solving skills •Excellent communication (written and verbal) and influencing skills, and ability to convey data or technical ideas into a compelling story •Two years or more of working experience in a technology domain •Experience leading peers or cross-functional projects or programs •Degree in Engineering or Computer Science

    •Professional Engineer (P.Eng) preferred •Masterof Business Administration (MBA) degree •Networking certifications (e.g. Cisco Certified Network Associate - CCNA) •Recruitment & interviewing experience

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: August 17, 2018
Closes: September 30, 2018
Email Address:
Company Info
10,000+ employees

Connect with employer:

About Telus

TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...