What you’ll be doing...

The Company

Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. We are building a future using technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We’re building tomorrow with the best of today.

Your role

As our Team Lead, you will be an integral part of a talented pod collaborating to identify opportunities in the market place. You are well versed in working cross functionally with a highly effective group of people ensuring the end product is always well thought through, comprehensive and feasible. You will develop relationships across industries by developing value propositions and understanding the competitive landscape. You are a master relationship builder with the ability to take people on a journey with you. You lead by consensus, is hyper analytical with a deep understanding of what drives business.

You are an explorer, you enjoy starting at the beginning, reaching into the problem and building your solution with whatever it takes. You enjoy the big questions and can hold your own in the diverse work team structure. The pod will function completely equitable with a voice at the table for each and every one. Strength is in the power of this diverse group and you thrive when the whole succeeds. You are able to context shift very quickly, move seamlessly between all industries, always with the mandate to identify, explore, develop and execute. You are able to context shift very quickly, move seamlessly between all industries, always with the mandate to identify, explore, develop and execute.

You are:

  • Adaptable: You invent novel approaches and figure out what to do when ready-made processes or techniques are inadequate.
  • Curious: You find patterns between disparate, seemingly unrelated sources anticipating innovative ways to build and position new business ideas.
  • Humble: You demonstrates continuous personal development with the team and desire to learn from others. You see collaboration as a mechanism for self-improvement.
  • Experimental: You adeptly layer together experimentation with other research, testing, and metrics to reveal strengths and flaws in the current strategy and devise a clear path forward.

What you will do:

  • Identify, design, align and strategize opportunities
  • Develop and contribute to proposals and strategies
  • Translate opportunities into solutions
  • Drive collaboration across the pod
  • Set measurable goals and achieve results in a data driven manner
  • Building models to assess technical, economic, and market potential of the opportunities
  • Assessing customer behavior and decision-making to model adoption of a product/service/ technology
  • Developing an economic framework to assess cost-effectiveness
  • Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on any industry-related activities
  • Communicate findings to clients through reports and presentations

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Data Science, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Environmental Engineering/Science or other analytic degree
  • 6+ years working in a management consulting role focusing on technology and business innovation
  • 10+ years in Sales and/or Business Development
  • Exposure to business process mapping and/or re-engineering preferred
  • Experience with M&A preferred

Even better if you have:

  • Strong technology sales and marketing experience
  • Experience leading an organization at C level preferred
  • Financial management skills needed for business case development, pricing and margin analysis
  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative, analytical skills
  • Outstanding analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • You are a fluent story teller with the ability to translate data, sentiment and business concepts into a well-articulated and compelling story. Your story can take on many formats and your ability to context shift between verbal, written and visual story telling ensures you’re seen and heard
  • You thrive in the unknown and find extreme comfort in the grey. Failure is an opportunity to grow and push through the boundary
  • Highly developed organizational and time-management skills
  • High degree of self-confidence and determination
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, meet deadlines, and simultaneously work on multiple projects
  • Willingness to travel extensively

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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.