When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is investing in its network to improve the way we live, work, and communicate. Our network transformation will be critical for all our future connectivity businesses including new products such as IoT, 5G, and future smart cities. As part of this network transformation, you will help build one network engineered for growth for all lines of business. You will manage all aspects of implementation of Network Transformation in assigned city. Tasks include but are not limited to, preparing overall delivery schedule and timeline, escalating issues internally and externally to meet deliverables, managing project budget internally and with vendor, reporting status of deliverables.

  • Driving complex projects and programs to achieve targeted and measured business goals and key objectives.
  • Coordinating and scheduling resources across multiple organizations to align project requirements with business goals and objectives.
  • Identifying, monitoring, reporting and escalating project-related issues to achieve timely resolution.
  • Developing and implementing corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
  • Utilizing project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestones completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies, and overall project completions.
  • Maintaining excellent communication with functional team members and direct management to ensure early identification of issues and timely reporting of status.

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.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Valid Driver's License.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Four or more years of experience managing network projects.
  • PMP certification.
  • Experience managing network projects.
  • Project management knowledge.
  • Knowledge of PC and software application including Windows and MS Office.
  • Knowledge in engineering, planning, and/or operations, with Local and Long-Haul Telecommunications networks, with knowledge of Outside Plant / Fiber networks
  • Experience with SRM/SAP as well as expense and/or capital budgets.
  • Verbal and written skills for inter-organizational communications.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.
  • Experience making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.