What you’ll be doing...

Apply best in class strategic planning processes and tools that emphasize financial modeling and competitive analysis to develop strategic plans that drive transformational growth from inception through execution.

Strategy definition

  • Apply VZ’s strategic framework and develop the long term perspective for the Consumer domain with a strong outside-in orientation.
  • Assist with strategic planning process for the VZW Consumer domain.
  • Contribute expertise in competitive dynamics, emerging trends, risks and opportunities for the Consumer domain.
  • Operationalize VZW’s go-to-market strategy based on segmentation and differentiation of the Consumer domain.
  • Work with VZ business units to identify/propose/evaluate ways to expand or cultivate new partnerships.
  • Participate and partner with consumer counterparts of the business (e.g., Marketing, Finance) to consistently integrate the strategic thinking/planning.

Analytics/Financial Management

  • Support the development of strategic frameworks, customer and competitor insights, technology trend assessments, and business cases to ensure the leadership team is engaging in strategic conversations re: the Consumer domain.
  • Develop strategic reports to highlight macro and consumer trends, key competitors and new entrants, compelling business models, disruptive/emerging technologies—and successfully translate these into comprehensive insights and implications for the Consumer domain.
  • Apply data-based analytical thinking to understand and respond to external marketplace trends and to frame medium term operational levers including distribution, customer care and networks operations.
  • Anticipate and support executive management in responding to domain trends by contributing business cases and analytics that are linked to strategy and financial plans.
  • Work closely with product teams to articulate the strategic rationale for the domain and to define the business model for revenue generation and support the business case development.

Leadership

  • Relies upon a consultative approach in all planning partnerships that reinforces the enterprise-wide strategic planning process, provides financial and analytical expertise, and identifies synergies/lack thereof amongst VZW BU strategic plans.
  • Foster and facilitate alignment across the business.
  • Identify, prioritize, structure and lead multiple projects or major project work streams to deliver on wireless strategy (i.e., Distribution Strategy - drive segmentation strategy within the overarching distribution strategy).

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Relevant work experience includes:

    oManagement / strategy consulting

    oInvestment banking / private equity / venture capital

    oCompetitive insights / market research

    oProduct strategy

    Project management experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience in the telecom and/or consumer sector(s) strongly desirable.
  • Excellent academic background. Masters or MBA, desirable.
  • High-energy, strategic thinker, with strong quantitative and analytical skills, and critical thinking abilities.
  • Great sense of intellectual curiosity about the mobile space and how mobile can impact society.
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills. Experience supporting executive-level communications in a rapid-paced environment a plus.
  • Agility with Powerpoint and Excel.
  • Financial modeling experience a plus.
  • Experience working in a large, dynamic, complex organization, where developing strong interpersonal relationships and leading through influence are keys to success.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and a changing environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong sense of accountability in delivering rigorous, impactful analysis.

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