What you’ll be doing...

The Corporate Systems Group (SCG) is responsible for strategy and implementation of systems solutions that support ERP (Enterprise Resource Platform) activity for Verizon Finance, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Supply Chain, HR andPayroll. The Systems Program Managerposition is the interface between differentstakeholder groups and is comprehensively responsiblefor the program management oflarge-scale, complex ERP and Finance Systems programs with a significant impact on Verizonlandscape. This position is specifically responsible for driving the execution of Portal / UX (user experience) projects and other aspects of Portal/UX impacting ERP projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsibility for large-scale, complex projects delivering system delivering user experience strategic initiatives as well asconversion, enhancement and upgrade deliverables involving both PeopleSoft, SAP, and Oracle instances with significant impact on Verizon landscape (line of sight >2y.) - during project course indirect responsibility of involved/further project members.
  • Responsibility and decision authority focuses comprehensively on plan, build, deliver, run, status and budget tracking/responsibility of these projects (end to end development and deployment).
  • Project Management interface between the business, GTS, other CSGgroups and other Transformation offices.
  • Manage shared test team to execute, status, and resolve Functional Unit (FUT), Integrated (ITC), and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Flexibility and collaborative work approach to solve complex problems and to develop customer specific solutions - taking into account multiple internal and external stakeholder groups and different level of stakeholder groups (e.g. Top-Management) with various/changing stakeholder demands/requirements and intersections (e.g. IT, Finance, AP, SC, Top-management level etc.)
  • Compliance to Verizon policies and procedures or direct impact on the re-design of existing policies and procedures.
  • Identify and manage project resource needs and staffing process including subject matter/part-time resources.
  • Lead deliverable acceptance and invoice approval process.
  • Establish and oversee effective issue resolution, change control, and risk management processes.
  • Maintain project plan (and phase gate reviews) and report semi-weekly status dashboards at project, Operations Committee, Key Stakeholders, and Executive Steering Committee levels.
  • Manage compilation of schedule, status, and metric updates at project and team levels; report appropriately to all levels of governance including executive.
  • Lead evaluation of go/no-go criteria for technical release and business cutover.
  • Oversee implementation of method and tools which enable each phase.

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.
  • Six or more years of strong (project) management experience.
  • Experience with large, finance-impacting systems program implementations (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle).
  • Experience managing across varied Finance, Business, and Technical stakeholder groups and maintaining key relationships.
  • Willingness to travel upto 25%

Even better if you have:

  • BA/BS degree with concentration in Accounting, Finance, FP&A, IT, Project Management or relevantwork experience.
  • Ability to perform in a high volume, fast paced changing environment with good time-management skills and the ability to manage teams independently.
  • Proven past success with large system program implementations (SAP, PeopleSoft).
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, communication and organizational skills and the ability to deliver across levels.
  • Demonstrated highly developed cross team leadership skills and the ability to manage internal / external resources to achieve project objectives.
  • Ability to operate independently and remain focused through change or uncertainty.
  • Experience in executive communication including presentation preparation and delivery.
  • Formal training and/or certifications in project management methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma Methodologies, PMP Certifications, etc.)
  • Ability to perform in a high volume, fast paced changing environment with good time-management skills and the ability to manage teams.
  • Demonstrated commitment to enhance functional and technologies capabilities, particularly around cutting edge and nascent technologies.
  • Strong organizational skills to coordinate and manage multiple cross divisional work process and projects.
  • Ability to develop, manage, and mentor junior staff.
  • Experience implementing cutting edge Digital technologies and scaling towards enterprise standards, such as:
    • Natural Language Generation (NLG)
    • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
    • Visual / Mobile ERP
    • Predicative Analysis
    • Blockchain
    • Crowd source queries

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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