What you’ll be doing...

This is a Senior Manager role in the Cloud Engineering and Enablement (CEE) organization under Verizon’s Global Technology Solutions (GTS). We are looking for an innovative thought Leader to lead and champion a highly talented team of engineers and program managers in a multicultural diverse professional environment across Verizon in both the US and India.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) and other internal financial partner organizations to support all planning and analysis efforts across key functional areas around all capital and expense financial aspects such as Organization Budget planning, reporting actuals/results, provide variance/performance analysis and more; Manage all aspects of CEE financials including budget balancing, maintaining data processing demands, processing contractual labor requirements working with aforementioned partner organizations.
  • Drive value realization progress across various financial drivers for GTS’s multi-year strategic Public Cloud Modernization (PCM) transformation business case.
  • Managing the case and ensuring program performance meets or exceeds established financial KPIs; providing line of sight view exercising various advanced forward-looking trend practices to provide outlook scenarios on the basis of reported performance.
  • Analyzing actuals reported vs CV on a monthly basis and providing variance support information working with other GTS portfolios and FP&A/financial partner organizations.
  • Allocating, tracking and actively managing investments under the purview of PCM case; Working with peer Strategic Program Governance (SPG) team in identifying demand, formalizing demand in form of Individual Business Cases (IBCs), prioritizing and obtaining Executive approval, allocating monies and tracking actuals against estimates.
  • Monitor and manage various GTS spend across various Public Cloud Service Providers (CSPs); Managing the lifecycle of all CSP payments for GTS; Partnering and working directly with various CSPs around Opex efficiencies to manage/balance spend variability for GTS.
  • Deliver cost efficiency efforts by partnering with various GTS portfolio Cost Custodians using a structured governance model that includes mining Cloud resources consumption data, identifying efficiency opportunities, implementing/tracking efficiency solutions and ongoing management/monitoring.
  • Develop and implement Inform, Optimize and Operate phases of FinOps operating model for GTS Cloud partnering with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work with senior Executives to provide program readouts, progress reports, and additional Executive level support as required.

What we’re looking for...

You have technology and financial business acumen, and a strong knowledge of the latest technology concepts and implementation. You have the ability to adapt quickly to changes in business requirements and technology.

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:

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Project Management Certification or Scrum Alliance certifications.
  • Enterprise program/project management skills and/or scrum principles.
  • Experience working in various functional domains to develop a deep and comprehensive understanding of complex business and operating models.
  • Analytic, visualization and reporting skills.
  • Ten or more years of relevant work experience in areas of Business Operations, Financial Operations.
  • Experience working with Technology Executives, External vendors, Internal Finance and Sourcing organization on complex and large scale Initiatives including mergers, outsourcing efforts.
  • Five or more years’ work experience in Leadership/ Supervisor capacity with ability to work under pressure, deliver sound results, provide clear and concise directions/guidance.
  • Experience in leading diverse teams across various geographic locations.

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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