What you’ll be doing...

The Company

Verizon is serious about innovation. The Strategy and New Business Development organization is a critical part of driving innovation across our global customer base, both inside and outside of Verizon. Technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

Your role

As our Portfolio Strategist, you will drive development of our business incubation strategy. You will work closely with portfolio businesses and other segments of Verizon to develop actionable strategies for the Innovation/NBD group and its portfolio businesses. Your ability to drive growth through data driven decision making, ability to influence and provide thoughtful input into strategy and operations will set you up for success in our role.

Talking to people comes very naturally to you and you have an ability to communicate and present complex information in a way that people understand – whether verbal written or visual. You will have experience in collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and disciplines.

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:

  • Master’s degree or MBA.
  • Six or more years in a management consulting role focusing on business innovation.
  • Four or more years working with business roadmaps, growth and acquisition plans
  • Communication skills (long-form writing, PowerPoint and verbal).
  • Innovative thought leadership capabilities.
  • Experience in a cross functional team environment.
  • Experience in solving complex and analytically challenging problems.
  • Excellent process management and planning skills.
  • Strong quantitative skills.
  • Knowledge in creating business and use cases, storytelling and driving change.
  • Self-motivation and self-starter with positive can-do attitude.
  • Willingness to communicate changes in the external world, implications to Verizon and developing a call to action.
  • Critical thinking skills with ability to execute on details.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, meets deadlines, and simultaneously works on multiple projects.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.