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What you’ll be doing...

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or are participants of the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 3-2022.

Making sure that our products are available to our customers-when they want them and where they want them. You’ll be responsible for transformational initiatives for Verizon’s Inventory Planning team. Inventory Planning works to minimize inventory levels, maximize profitability, increase working capital, maintain service levels and provide on-time delivery for a variety of products. The Program Transformation Manager will be responsible for: leading supply chain optimization efforts, developing custom solutions for large complex customers or programs, developing and implementing solutions for new product launches and demand forecasting optimization.

You will have the autonomy to develop strategies and implement processes that will have direct influence on large scale projects in support of Supply Chain optimization. This includes, but is not limited to, influencing and managing peers within and outside of the Supply Chain organization, partnering with functional business owners and IT to gather business requirements, writing the business requirements documentation, serving as the key contact for stakeholders, and identifying and driving the solution to completion. The work you do every day will have a direct impact on our customer experience by making sure we get the right product at the right time into the customer’s hands.

Program Development and Process Improvement

  • Act as change agent to foster a high quality culture throughout the organization and drive measurable business process improvements
  • Lead multiple cross-functional teams charged with implementing strategic enterprise wide efficiency-driving programs
  • Gain organizational stakeholder support (both Sr. level and throughout the operational orgs) using data driven decisions for change actions, including a clearly articulated problem statement, sound analytics supporting the change position, and a project plan to improve the process
  • Drive comprehensive change management, ensuring successful implementation, adoption and application of new capabilities
  • Define and implement strategies to improve the end-to-end planning process, with a focus on end customer deliverables

Strategic Assessment and Optimization

  • Completes regular strategic assessment of Verizon’s end-to-end supply chain operational flow and processes, identifying opportunities, disconnects and gaps
  • Work with all supply chain functional leads and counterparts to establish supply chain technology improvements in alignment with organizational and business unit strategies and objectives
  • Responsible for consistently communicating and entrenching the benefits, policies, standards, procedures and framework for a comprehensive and alignment supply chain transformation initiatives

Inventory Planning Optimization

  • Define and maintain service levels in all areas while minimizing the working capital risk
  • Analysis and Planning: Drive deep analytics to optimize inventory, planning and replenishment practices
  • Evaluate policies and business rules to maximize business value. Report performance to all levels of management
  • Implement systemic changes and process changes to improve the planning process
  • Provide support to Product Marketing for new product launches and transformational initiatives

Communication and Engagement

  • Collaborating and driving internal process standardization
  • Maintain a working knowledge of supply chain, systems, material and install suppliers and best practices
  • Analyze and communicate metrics and data methodology
  • Program advocate chartered with building relationships to advance the program
  • Develop communication and training packages to improve internal stakeholders understanding of end-to-end processes
  • Executive level readouts

Where you’ll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

What we are looking for...

You will need to have:

  • Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 3-2022.
  • Bachelor’s degree or 6 years of relevant work experience
  • Supply Chain transformation experience
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field: Supply Chain, Finance or Engineering
  • 10+ years of industry experience with strong competency in Supply Chain with a focus on Inventory Management
  • End-to-end Supply Chain experience with demonstrated ability to manage inventory improvement initiatives
  • Strong familiarity with ERP systems, Supply Chain Planning Systems, SAP
  • Attention to detail, data accuracy and quality of output
  • Proven program management success
  • Strong Program and Project Management abilities
  • Ability to apply data analytic techniques to pinpoint opportunities and design and implement strategic initiatives
  • Development and delivery of executive communication via advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Results oriented and deadline driven
  • Strong leadership abilities with a proven ability to engage and influence collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficient in engaging and influencing large teams and functional leaders


Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

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