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’s Corporate Strategy’s Business Development team identifies winning strategic opportunities and leads the development of an ecosystem to generate new revenue growth and profitability. As a key function, the team will drive market recommendations, strategic alignment, and internal collaboration across Verizon with a focus on developing and growing the 5G and MEC ecosystem.
Reporting to the Vice President of Business Development, the Senior Business Development Manager will be responsible for driving our engagement and commercial structure with System Integrators (SI’s). New business models will be substantiated and strong collaboration with the Verizon Business Group is essential. This position will be focused on Private MEC, and be responsible for driving new select opportunities across the partner ecosystem, project management of deals, internal and external collaboration with key stakeholders to cultivate and drive deals to closure. You will partner with the business units on build, buy, partner, as well as driving and coordinating internal negotiation process between business units and external parties. The successful candidate will be able to share the vision of Verizon 2.0.

  • Strategically leveraging research and analytics to understand market dynamics, trends, size, segmentation, competitive landscape, etc.
  • Creatively modeling business cases and scenarios for brand new use cases.
  • Collaborating closely with Network & Technology and VZ Business units to enhance the 5G Ecosystem strategy and define new opportunities.
  • Communicating and generating support for recommendations within the strategy team and across the broader organization.

What we’re looking for...

Business Development manager who has a proven track record on partner engagements. 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 have experience in collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and functional teams. Organization and Project management skills are necessary due to the complexity of projects. You have strong analytical skills balanced with soft skills such as listening and observing while communicating in a meaningful way.
You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Business development experience.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Master’s degree in finance, business or related discipline or MBA.
  • Six or more years of experience in strategy, consulting, M&A partnerships, sales.
  • Three or more years of experience in international telecommunication, media or technology industries.
  • Financial 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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