What you’ll be doing...

As an industry leader, Verizon is in the center of the ecosystem architecture for 5G, Intelligent Edge, 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 5G 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. As a member of the Corporate Strategy team, he/she will role-model the new Verizon 2.0 way of working that builds on customer centricity, collaboration and innovation to drive positive change.

In this role you will lead analysis & solution development of key business challenges to drive new growth and value opportunities across a swiftly dynamic and innovative business environment.You will also leverage critical thinking & sharp problem solving skills (e.g., data-backed analysis, data science tools, valuation methods, hypothesis-driven approach, research & strategy frameworks) to support the design & execution of new solutions.This includes providing support & accelerated execution of strategic initiatives, working alongside leaders to ensure effective implementation, governance, communication and change management. You'll collaborate with internal stakeholders & business leaders on cross-functional growth initiatives; designing blueprints for new ways of working and other disciplines.Develop new capabilities that enable Verizon to build its own “strategic muscle” best suited for its business needs, building data-driven solutions. You will also coach junior members of the team to enhance their personal effectiveness & ability to make a positive impact.All of this while contributingto a high-performing team of problem solvers from various disciplines who are committed to driving profitable growth & innovation across the company.

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:

  • A strong background in consulting and/or strategy with a focus on either emerging technology or telecommunications
  • Experience in a leadership role responsible for the design, development, and implementation of a strategic plan for an organization, company or business unit.
  • Two or more years in a tier 1 management consulting firm or an investment bank.
  • Experience working with telecom and technology clients.
  • 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.
  • Passion for technology-backed, transformative industries.
  • Master’s degree or MBA.

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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