What you’ll be doing...

The Network Implementation SAP Program Manager is responsible for end-to-end implementation of network initiatives as it relates to new platform, product and service deployments working with all organizations within Network (HQ Planning, PDI, NNO, ME, Device Technology and the Markets). In this position, you will manage the strategic program that would drive companywide ERP strategy involving consolidation of disparate systems under one platform – SAP S4/HANA.

  • Leverage your broad knowledge of SAP and project/program management experience specifically with migration to ERP systems.
  • Lead projects, collaborate and influence decision making in a cross functional settings that include various internal VZ teams (Finance, Supply/Chain, Accounting, Inventory Management, Field Engineering, IT, PMO) and ERP consulting firm.
  • Will manage with leadership qualities to effectively direct deployment activities for the integration and commercial success of new product and services projects.This includes initiating milestones, timelines and direction, aligning people with determination, and willingness to take action and follow through.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive project plans, coordinate multiple teams, manage risk, and present status and initiatives to executive leadership.

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

·Even better if you have

  • A PMI or Project management certification and/or Advance degree.
  • Experience in leadership roles in technology management.
  • Five or more years of experience in Wireless/Cellular/Telecom technologies.
  • Three or more years of experience in managing large cross-functional or enterprise-wide projects.
  • Experience using the full suite of Microsoft Office, JIRA, Confluence.
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies as it relates to project management.
  • Strong knowledge of VZ internal finance and supply chain systems – Peoplesoft, CATs, SAP, FUZE.
  • Five or more years of SAP IT Project Management experience.
  • Five or more years of end to end SAP IT development Lifecycle.
  • Five or more years of experience guiding and facilitating executive level business decisions and performing business analysis in cooperation with SAP clients.
  • Experience using the Clarity Software Application.
  • Strong leadership, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence organizational direction and departmental initiatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including: Communicating - written, oral, listening, speaking, internal/external, formal/informal, vertical/horizontal; Negotiating and reaching agreements.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills – problem definition and decision making; Influencing and meeting deadlines.
  • Proven track record of successful project execution.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Knowledge to understand a project’s technical breadth

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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