What you’ll be doing...

This Supervisor role is a first level position in VPS's Center Operations team whose principle role is assuring Verizon provides an optimal customer experience across the Wholesale Carriers for Access products and services including Ethernet, TLS,Dark Fiber, DS1 and DS3.

  • Coaching and mentoring a large team of associates to ensure optimal customer service is provided to strategic VPS customers.

  • Providing clear and concise feedback, taking remedial actions on improvement and providing individualized support as required.

  • Effectively planning and executing workload balancing, customer commitments, and training initiatives.

  • Escalation management and resolution on AccessOrder issues.

  • Assessing ongoing performance, providing feedback, training and development as required, and taking appropriate corrective actions to support associates in achieving their objectives.

  • Creating robust developmental plans, provide timely appraisals to corporate standards, performance feedback and remedial follow up.

  • Foster ethics by creating a safe, ethical and inclusive environment ensuring accountability to the Verizon Credo, Verizon Codes of Business Conduct and all applicable standards, practices and guidelines.

  • Monitor daily Center workloads to manage overall performance, employ critical thinking to make recommendations to improve and ensure the entire team is meeting and exceeding performance objectives.

  • Conduct weekly/monthly team meetings, daily touch base meetings, one on one discussions as well as cross team meeting readouts.

  • Build two way working relationships intra/interdepartmentally with strategic partners, suppliers and customers.

  • Manage all aspects of customer requirements including FOC on time deliverables.

  • Ensure clear understanding of VPS products and knowledge of rule governance and parity requirements across all Special Access productsup to and including Ethernet and Optical Wireline Service (OWS) products.

  • Partner with Union Representation to foster good relations, hear and resolve grievances and ensure all contractual requirements are met for both Verizon and the Union.

The position from time to time will require both evening and weekend work including escalation coverage and resolution. A company provided mobile phone would be provided for out of hour’s call management.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Must have two or more years of supervisory experience.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Even better if you have:

  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Experience leading teams of union employees
  • Understanding of ordering, provisioning and maintenance processes.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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