When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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...

The Program/project manager is responsible for proposal development as well as project management duties for implementation of services won in the proposal cycle. Therefore, this position is responsible for revenue generation by winning business and managing service turn up projects through to start of billing. Proposal writing duties include proposals for existing products and services as well as new revenue bearing customer applications that strengthen the company’s and department’s objectives. This individual is also responsible for developing product enhancements to the department’s existing suite of services and new standardized product offerings, including creating the corresponding product description and business model. Project Management duties include leading cross functional teams through all service implementation and product development activities. This individual is required to orchestrate the activities of multiple functional disciplines to deliver products and services to the customer. The candidate must be highly organized, detail oriented, and results driven. The ability to synthesize large complex customer business and technical requirements into manageable pieces, lead internal and external customer meetings, develop comprehensive proposal and implementation project schedules, and meet deadlines is required. This position also serves as the key customer point of contact for their programs. The PM works with both internal and external customers on a daily basis, and is expected to deliver customer and executive briefings on a variety of topics including status updates, technical issues/solutions, pricing, and schedule timelines. The PM candidate is expected to be a subject matter expert on their customer’s as well as department needs and will keep the customer informed on the products and services Verizon offers to meet those requirements.

  • Functional Accountability: Responsible for the leadership of a work group and/or development of broad programs or projects in support of organizational or area strategies; communicates andtranslates functional/operational goals into team goals; manages implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Manager of Projects: Responsible for all aspects of the development andimplementation of more than one large project and provides a single point of contact for those projects - original concept thru final implementation.
  • Functional Expert: Acts independently or member of a highly-skilled technical team responsible for fulfilling complex business requirements with the implementation of reliable andefficient automated solutions; may be enterprise-wide initiatives.
  • Decision-Making Authority: Receives broad guidance andis accountable for project or program results. Exercises considerable judgment in developing methods, techniques andevaluation criteria for obtaining results. Work is accomplished without considerable direction.
  • Work Complexity: Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity. Analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Knowledge and Skills: Advanced skills within a professional discipline and general knowledge of other areas. Requires independent thinking. Demands full use and application of principles, theories, concepts and technologies.

Where you'll be working...

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location, Ashburn, VA.

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.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree.
  • PMP certification.
  • Eight or more years of relevant telecommunications experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities, strong financial acumen, and a strong technical understand of all aspects of telecommunications including voice, data, and IP networking.
  • Experience with business case development, proficiency with Microsoft Office including Project, Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and a strong understanding of systems development, database management techniques and applications deployment.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.