Manager of Strategy

Verizon Millstone, NJ 2019-07-11

What you’ll be doing...

As an industry leader, Verizon is in the center of the ecosystem architecture for 5G, Intelligent Edge, and Multi-Access Edge Compute (MEC) with applications such as IOT, connected cars, aerial drone solutions, augmented intelligence and more. We have a unique ability to develop next generation platforms, influence technology standards, forge durable business partnerships, and define the playing field for the next wave of technology innovation. Within these evolving ecosystems, Verizon is uniquely positioned to capture new growth and value opportunities. The Manager of Strategy holds a key role in helping shape this new path. He/she will serve as internal consultant/advisor to business unit and functional group senior leadership on a range of projects from definition and articulation of business strategy to design and execution of new growth opportunities.

In this role, you will:

Drive and lead analysis for new business opportunities by leveraging the Verizon Strategy process – problem solving around critical business issues, creating valuation models to assess different options, utilizing data science tools to support the analysis and designing new solutions.

Frame and analyze complex problems - evaluating an internal client’s business objectives and offering guidance and insight into the customer value proposition, cost, time and resource implications for a given decision, relative to other options.

Partner to drive execution – working alongside leaders to drive execution, facilitating governance and communication processes for select projects.

Collaborate with internal stakeholders – working closely with business and functional leaders on cross-functional growth initiatives, designing blueprints for new ways of working, and other disciplines.

Develop new strategic capabilities – enabling Verizon to build its own “strategic muscle” best suited for its business needs, building data-driven solutions.

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.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree or MBA.
  • Strong background from the consulting or investment banking industry.
  • Experience working with telecom and technology clients.
  • Experience in a leadership role responsible for the design, development, and implementation of a strategic plan for an organization, company or business unit.
  • Business knowledge in telecom, technology and corporate finance experience.
  • Experience with developing data analytics tools, big data and ML – pulling together information from a wide variety of sources quickly; familiarity working with structured, unstructured, and raw data to drive analysis.
  • Bias for action, intellectual curiosity, and passion for the mission.
  • Ability to translate complex ideas and express them in concise, simple to understand ways.
  • Ability to work across the organization - working with senior staff members in line and staff organizations.
  • Experience creating and presenting presentations to all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to drive cross-functional teams to meet business objectives and influence co-workers while fostering strong working relationships.
  • Experience handling confidential information appropriately.

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

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