MoveTheWorldForwardTogether

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition 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...

Responsibilities...

  • Developing, maintaining, tracking, and managing a high-quality, integrated project plan to enable accurate reporting and decision making.
  • Assessing program issues and areas of risk and developing mitigation plans to assist in decision making.
  • Identifying critical path issues and alternative plan scenarios.
  • Identifying resource needs to achieve program objectives.
  • Using strong project and organizational knowledge, leadership and active facilitation to enable effective team meetings and high performance teams.
  • Working closely with team members from contributing functions to integrate input into optimized strategic and operational plans.
  • Communicating effectively with team members, senior leaders, and the broader organization.
  • Keeping senior management and key stakeholders informed of project status and escalating issues when they impact timeline, scope, quality or budget.

    What we’re looking for...

    You'll need to have:

    • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience.
    • Project management experience (ideally with relevant qualifications).
    • Proven knowledge and experience in Agile development methodologies and managing complex projects in an Agile environment, with experience in different SDLC methodologies.

    Even better if you have:

    • Ability to take accountability for all project management aspects and works effectively and closely with the delivery managers.
    • Proven ability to manage a portfolio of work across multiple projects and teams.
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically when planning, managing teams and processes.
    • Skilful use of interpersonal skills and influence to accomplish work without formal authority and to ensure optimal team performance.
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills, which enable successful collaboration with executive level stakeholders.
    • Strong experience facilitating project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, and ensuring alignment with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Sound judgment, problem solving, and collaboration in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to problems.
    • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional or horizontally aligned teams.