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Manager - Application Delivery - SAP / Salesforce

  • Req ID: 100397
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External

 

Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.

 

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Manager Application Delivery & Support (AD&S) – Customer Relationship Management will develop & maintain the people, processes, technology and data that support the Sales and Service functions at CP.  Working with Business & IS stakeholders to identify opportunities and deliver solutions to advance business objectives.  Facilitate an environment of continuous improvement to ensure we can support the evolving needs of the business.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABLITIES

  • Oversee the ongoing development and sustainment of software applications in the areas of Marketing & Sales & Customer Service
  • Coach, mentor and develop a team of specialists to ensure they have the knowledge, skills & abilities to deliver effective solutions for the business
  • Meet with Business stakeholders to gather and understand demand and help prioritize amongst competing asks
  • Develop resource plans to ensure deadlines are met and work assignments are balanced amongst the team
  • Coordinate the day-to-day operations of the team by monitoring queues and assignments
  • Influencing internal IS teams up to AVP level
  • Influencing stakeholder teams in Sales and Service on requirements and solution options
  • Negotiating project deliverables & scope
  • Coordinating resolution of issues between cross-functional teams
  • Conveying status updates on health of technology & teams
  • Liase with partners on projects and contract staff
  • Research into customer requirements and opportunities
  • Works on complex issues and relationships where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  Constructs and may pursue alternative paths towards a solution. 
  • Departmental budget $750k-$1MM
  • Manage performance via Team and 1-on-1 meetings and participation in the corporate PMP process
  • Provide technical oversight for the team by leading technical PoCs and composing Architectural/Design Documents and reviewing & refining Functional and Non-Functional Specifications
  • Ability to design, deliver and facilitate workshops to gather & document business requirements
  • Ensure quality of deliverables by monitoring work product and test results and gap identification
  • Communicating in a team environment  

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Business/Commerce or related
  • Strong experience working in various roles of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Strong SAP Functional or SalesForce experience
  • 2+ years of team lead/people management experience showing
  • Experience in both SAP and non-SAP Project Delivery and Support environments
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams in delivering IT solutions that meet business objectives

 

 

Preferred Skills

  • 5+ years of Domain experience in the areas of Transportation & Logistics and/or Marketing Sales and/or Customer Service

 

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Flexible work environment

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:    

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check

 

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

 

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").  

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