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Senior Business Analyst - Procurement

Reference ID: PLA02766-16
Management and Executive
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Who you are...

You are someone who is passionate about data-driven approaches and the ability to use analytics to solve problems, architect metrics, and influence executive decision-making. The idea of supporting business decisions through thoughtful, robust analytical skills combined with impeccable business judgement (and a dose of creativity) is what motivates you.

You're a master juggler and enjoy working on multiple projects at a time; you are focused on the details while finding creative ways to tackle the big picture challenges. In this role, you'll use your analytic prowess to support the procurement business in their efforts to deliver the most value to TELUS. We believe that competition is the best way to negotiate great deals with suppliers and the Senior Business Analyst should be comfortable using data to ensure rigorous decision-making.

Who we are...

We are the Analytics and Strategy Support team for Procurement, Customer and Corporate Solutions. We are a hard-working team of analysts that thrive on solving business problems and supporting procurement decisions through the power of analytics. Our in-depth knowledge of procurement categories allows us to be the brains of the categories, the relied-upon experts, to support strategic decision-making and sourcing events. We've created an exceptional culture of collaboration and performance and we continue to elevate our strategic value at TELUS. We constantly challenge the status quo.

You're great at...
    •Developing innovative financial models and thorough business analysis to support key decisions
    •Navigating ambiguity, collaborating across multiple teams (engineering, legal, operations, etc.) and building strong relationships with stakeholders to get things done
    •Inspiring colleagues and collaborating effectively to help influence senior leadership
    •Interacting with large data sets, modeling, analysis, written presentations


Minimum qualifications:
    •BA/BS/BASc degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
    •5+ years in a similar role and/or related education with demonstrated performance and increasing levels of responsibility
    •Superb Excel skills (pivots, complex logic statements, lookups, etc
    •Genuine excitement and passion for developing and analyzing large, complex data sets and converting them into the information/insights that drive business decisions at all levels of the organization
    •Effective quantitative, written, and presentation skills; innovative, organized, and thorough with an eagerness to further develop these skills
    •Detail-oriented and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
    •Fearful of mediocrity

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.

The TELUS team is as diverse as the society we live in and the customers we serve. We're also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team. And we do so by living the TELUS values and delivering on our Customers First commitments.

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: October 24, 2016
Closes:November 23, 2016
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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 ...