What you’ll be doing...

This position is responsible for implementing strategies for the Global Supply Chain Systems Team. In this role you will be responsible for leading Strategic Projects, creating, designing and conceptualizing Strategic initiatives and programs that focus on process re-design and advancement of the various system capabilities within the Global Supply Chain, third party logistics vendors (3PL) and Verizon’s legacy systems. As the Strategic technical lead you will be the liaison between the business and internal/external systems contacts and will be required to create and foster collaboration between the business (All channels) and systems contacts. The successful candidate will need to create and innovate ideas that will meet corporate objectives, financial targets and timeliness across the supply chain SAP support model in the areas of planning, forward & reverse inventory & 3PL management, OTC customer fulfillment and finance.

This position has responsibility for project managing several strategic projects and programs simultaneously across the various process and systems work streams. As a lead you will be responsible for creating strategies to align process and systems strategies with impacted (internal/external) teams with a strong focus on requirements gathering, testing, implementation and production validation of highly visible / high impact strategic and foundational V2 programs. This person will be responsible for ensuring all training, knowledge transfer and organizational change management (OCM) activities are executed by accountable teams to ensure proper adoption for process and system execution by impacted end users.

This position maintains on-going interaction with client groups and other functional areas relating to objectives, deliverables, resource allocation and related matters within the Global Supply Chain Systems and processes. This position leads business case planning, business and functional requirements analysis, system design and interpretation, testing preparation and execution and implementation oversight.

What we’re looking for...

Excellent knowledge and experience in Supply Chain disciplines and implementation of software solutions with a particular focus on implementing transformational initiatives (systems and process) and change management. Strong communication, analytical and strategic thinking skills. Ability to influence people and work with all levels of an organization. Ability to communicate with and influence senior management and leaders. Demonstrates advanced verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Demonstrates strong background in systems such as Logility and JDA. Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office software applications specifically including VISIO and MS Project. Experience in working with implementing projects across multiple stakeholder groups.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or more years of experience in a project management or supply chain discipline.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and/or Excel.
  • Project Management and Change Management Skills.
  • Experience in SAP tools.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree or Master’s degree.
  • Ability to analyze data and identify emerging trends and issues.
  • Lean Six Sigma / process improvement experience.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and sometimes conflicting priorities.

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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