What you’ll be doing...

As our Project Manager of Technology Partnerships, you will work closely with all cross-functional teams and LOBs to ensure successful execution and delivery of Strategic AI Initiatives that leverage Data Scientists talent and expertise. The focus of your role will be to project manage Big Data, AI, ML, NL related initiatives that deliver on ROI and meet our strategic objectives. You will be independently responsible for ensuring visibility into the LOB strategic roadmaps and executing on solutions to problems brought forward by the business. This role will also drive the Verizon Way approach by ensuring projects represented by the Technology Partnership team express the value proposition and ‘tell the story’ for buy-in and GTM support into funnel, including prioritization and revenue goals.

  • Experience and expertise in project management methodology and technical acumen Manager of Projects, and single POC responsible for all aspects of the development & implementation of more than one Tier 1 (multi-layered) platform initiatives.
  • Set up Project Teams and partner with internal resources and third parties/vendors across organizations to complete all project requirements and deliverables including the successful identification, integration, tracking, and management from project initiation through execution.
  • Go to Market Planning – Lead the GTM marketing plans across LOBs, ensuring integration of Marketing plans and deliverables and front line impacting tactics.
  • Ensure all initiatives are delivered on-time within scope and budget through risk, issue and resource management.
  • Develop and provide executive weekly dashboard of project status, deliverables and key milestones.
  • Use strong communication skills to distill complex business issues and builds consensus across constituencies and passionately evangelizes the strategic platform vision internally and externally.
  • Resolve project related conflicts through skilled negotiation and diplomacy. Articulate logical arguments across the organization ensuring projects have the appropriate angle defined.
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry issues, key players, recent developments, trends, opportunities, the changing media landscape, and best practices.

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.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • PMI-ACP, PMI or PMP Certification.
  • Expert knowledge of project / program management, experience with leading teams, and experience in risk and change management.
  • Experience with agile management, processes and/or iterative design.
  • Proven track record of implementing & launching large scale initiatives at a national level, working with internal stakeholders, agencies/ and or vendors.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written skills for inter-organizational communications, including managing over 10 stakeholders on a given project.
  • Strong organization skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.
  • Strong understanding of Verizon policies & processes related to privacy, governance/go to market, organizational structure and product approvals.
  • Experience making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly resolve complex problems and identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action to keep program schedules on track.
  • Hands-on, “roll up your sleeves” mindset, with the demonstrated ability to be a driver and change agent in an organization. Proven ability to lead through influence without a direct line of authority.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally as needed.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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