What you’ll be doing...

This individual is responsible for the implementation and management of sales channels, and development and maintenance of near term and long range comprehensive device supply/demand plans within the Reverse Supply Chain Monetization Team. This individual works with the monetization program lead to identify and implement sales channel opportunities supporting sales of pre-owned devices and accessories.

The pre-owned equipment resale market is dynamic and at times highly volatile, where industry news or supply changes can have dramatic impacts on value. This position will need to understand the nuances of this market and be able to identify and execute strategic initiatives that maximize value for Verizon’s Reverse Supply Chain Monetization Program.

This leader will assist and support the development of short to medium team strategies aimed at developing new and existing sales channels. As part of this activity, they will be tasked with creating and implementing operational, go-to-market, and inventory plans in support of these channels. They will identify, prioritize, structure, and lead multiple projects or major project work streams related to Verizon’s Reverse Supply Chain Monetization Program - Enterprise strategies, priorities, and special initiatives. They will need to be able to leverage data, systems and apply analytical skills to manage supply buffers and allocation to shorten lead times and build resiliency into the supply chain without driving excess on-hand inventory.

This team member is expected to leverage strategic vision, highly developed analytical skills, and exceptional project lead capabilities to properly vet new opportunities and manage existing channels for success. They will lead and support collaborations with business stakeholders and internal partners, as well as aligning with senior management in order to meet overall inventory and monetization targets.

This position requires a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in areas such as vendor relations, e-commerce, inventory planning, forecasting, inventory management and control, supply chain systems, inventory operations, and advanced analytics. Also required is strategic thinking with the ability to be self-directed, and to manage multiple complex projects/programs simultaneously to completion in a dynamic environment where requirements and constraints may evolve frequently.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Liaise with internal and external parties, as it relates to the Reverse Supply Chain Monetization programs
  • Work closely with Reverse Supply Chain Operations, Quality & Repair, and Systems teams supporting platform development and sales channel activity
  • Collaborate with business line management across customer segment and functional areas
  • Analyzing trends and forecasting demand of specific products by channel, ensuring that supply will meet the forecasted demand
  • Resolving out-of-stock issues and proactively reducing product shortages
  • Develop and maintain near term and long range comprehensive device supply gap analyses through comparison of actual and forecasted inflow and consolidated demand program schedules
  • Design and ensure efficient and timely flow of relevant volume, price, source cost, and repair cost and yield assumption data into planning models
  • Cross coordinate between Reverse Supply Chain Operations, Repair, Device Quality, Sales Order Fulfillment, 3PL partner, and Collaborative Planning Forecasting & Replenishment (CPFR) Team
  • Provide support for contingency & exit strategies and plans should service be disrupted or an engagement needs to be terminated
  • Manage cross-functional project plans and represent the Reverse Supply Chain Monetization team in all strategic planning recommendations and approvals
  • Monitor, analyze and report on Key Performance Indicators
  • Support ongoing delivery of weekly and monthly channel performance reviews and reporting

    What we’re looking for...

    You will need to have:

    • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of experience.
    • Six or more years of experience in Supply Chain or in a related field.
    • Willingness to travel.

    Even better if you have:

    • Master’s degree.
    • Project Management Certification.
    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
    • Technical experience with ExcStrong leadership skills and experience.el and PowerPoint
    • Analytical skills and ability to identify trends in data.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and make sound business decisions.
    • Well organized, detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks.
    • Effectively prioritize projects, establish realistic timelines/milestones and achieve results
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact professionally and effectively with all levels of management including senior leaders.
    • Strong relationship management including peers, executives, internal/external customers, third-party vendors, and various stakeholders.
    • Ability to produce accurate and timely information in a highly dynamic work environment with a strong Customer Focus mindset.

    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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