What you’ll be doing...

Verizon’s Corporate Strategy’s Business Development & Partner Management team identifies winning strategic opportunities and leads the development of an ecosystem to generate new revenue growth and profitability. The team oversees business development to cultivate external opportunities, determining greatest fit and benefit to Verizon. As a key function, the team will drive market recommendations across alliances, commercial partnerships, acquisitions or ventures. To do so, the team is required to lead partnership management with external and internal senior leaders.

Reporting to the Vice President of Business Development, the Senior Business Development Manager will be responsible for driving new opportunities across the partner ecosystem, and proactive identification and cultivation of large scale disruptive opportunities. You will oversee formal funnel management and diligence on proactive and reactive opportunities. As a top priority, you will partner with corporate development and business units on build, buy, partner, and venture, as well as, driving, delegate and/or coordinate internal negotiation process between business units and external parties. The successful candidate will be able to share the vision of Verizon 2.0.

What we’re looking for...

You are a self-starter, creative and innovative thinker. You are professionally polished with sound business acumen, deep financial knowledge, and excellent research and analytical skills. Talking to people comes very naturally to you and you have an ability to communicate and present complex information in a way that people understand – whether verbal or written. You will have experience in collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and disciplines.

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 in finance, business or related discipline or MBA.
  • Six or more years of experience in strategy, investment banking, consulting, M&A partnerships, and/or business development.
  • Three or more years of experience in telecommunication, media or technology industries.
  • Sales experience.
  • Experience leading teams of sellers and relationship managers.
  • Experience working in large matrixed environments including cross-functional collaboration with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and disciplines throughout the organization.
  • Leadership experience with a strong business acumen and knowledge of the technical market landscape.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking, market analysis and creative thought leadership.

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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