What you’ll be doing...

As a direct report to the Vice President of New Business Development within the Corporate Strategy group, this individual will act as the Senior Manager, Business Planning for the organization. The candidate will own and design strategy, business planning and continuity and communications for the New Business Development (NBD) organization. This candidate will act as the liaison between each of the core investment areas within the NBD portfolio including Location Services, AR/VR, 5G Ecosystems and Drone technology, to provide strategic oversight and governance, project management, agile coaching responsibilities and streamlined communications both inside and outside the organization.

The candidate will also be responsible for managing the strategy, implementation and ongoing governance for all new innovation and incubation concepts providing a framework for successfully evaluating technology and/or product concepts against the Verizon corporate strategy while evaluating operational models to flow the incubation concept through the innovation funnel.

A team leader and critical member of the NBD leadership team, the candidate must be passionate about the opportunity to frame next-generation technologies, services and products in a face-paced organization and be comfortable working in yet-to-be-designed spaces.

What we’re looking for...

You will need to have

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years of work experience in B2B and/or B2C product and technology environments

Even better if you have

  • Exceptional leadership skills including conflict resolution, leading by example, change management and organizational effectiveness
  • Ability to successfully communicate ideas and recommendations to employees at all levels using tact, common courtesy, and persuasion to achieve objectives
  • Strong strategic mindset leveraged against previous products with revenue of over $20M annually
  • Understanding of the technical, product, marketing, sales and program management components and functions required to create a Verizon-scale successful product
  • Ability to collaborate between various work groups to drive performance and consistency
  • Well-versed in all facets of project management including final execution and delivery and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and redefined priorities
  • Ability to make decisions and recommendations that contribute to the overall success of projects and programs
  • Plan and manage complex logistics with agility and a sense of urgency

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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