When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s Corporate Strategy’s New Business team defines the next generation of Verizon’s growth. From developing brand new Verizon capabilities to establishing partnerships with the biggest names in tech, this group is at the forefront of innovation; we are carving out Verizon’s role in the fourth industrial revolution.

Reporting to the Vice President of New Business Strategy, the New Business Strategy Manager will be responsible for helping to identify, assess, and recommend new, large-scale strategic growth opportunities for Verizon, including market expansion, creative business models, and innovative partnership opportunities.

. The role will include:

  • Monitoring and evaluating major disruptions across the TMT landscape, especially related to multi-access edge computing (MEC) and new connectivity technologies.
  • Strategically leveraging research and analytics to understand market dynamics, trends, size, segmentation, competitive landscape, etc.
  • Creatively modeling business cases and scenarios for brand new use cases.
  • Collaborating closely with Network & Technology and VZ Business units to enhance the 5G Ecosystem strategy and define new opportunities.
  • Communicating and generating support for recommendations within the strategy team and across the broader organization.

What we’re looking for...

You are a proactive go-getter, a creative and innovative thinker. You are professionally polished with sound business acumen, deep financial knowledge, and excellent research and analytical skills. You know how to get to the right answers in a short amount of time with limited guidance. You can handle ambiguity and information overload. 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 or written. You have experience in collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and functional teams. You have strong modeling capabilities balanced with soft skills such as listening and observing while communicating in a meaningful way. You have a sincere willingness to learn.

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 one or more of the following:

  • Master’s degree in finance, business or related discipline or MBA.
  • Six or more years of experience in strategy, investment banking, consulting, M&A partnerships, and/or business development.
  • Three or more years of experience in telecommunication, media or technology industries, with some exposure to data centers and/or edge computing.
  • Strong business acumen and knowledge of the technical market landscape.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking, market analysis and creative thought leadership.
  • Knowledge of Verizon’s product portfolio.
  • Experience working in large matrixed environments including cross-functional collaboration with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and disciplines throughout the organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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