Business Strategy Manager

Verizon Communications Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

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 one of the largest communications technology companies in the world. We create the networks that move the world forward. We leverage our 4G LTE and 5G network, Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) platform, and broadband/fiber infrastructure to power solutions that connect society and businesses such as Managed Security, Public Safety, Smart Cities, Internet of Things, among others.

The Verizon Business Group's (VBG) Strategy and Business Development team, is responsible for developing and implementing strategies and initiatives that lead to improvements in customer satisfaction, revenue growth, cost, and operational efficiencies, which ultimately drives shareholder returns. To achieve those goals, the VBG Strategy team works cross-functionally with business unit leaders, other corporate stakeholders (i.e. Finance, Network, Product, Corporate Development, etc.), and external constituents to generate near, mid, and long-term growth strategies.

In this role, you will rely on your quantitative, qualitative, executive leadership, and innovative thinking skills to lead VBG's governance activities, as well as develop strategic recommendations to drive growth and profitability for the business. The portfolio of work spans across all of VBG's go-to-market units: Global Enterprise, Small and Medium Business, Public Sector, and Wholesale.

  • Partner with Finance and Business Segment Leaders to develop the 5-year financial plan and capital planning/allocations.

  • Work cross-functionally to organize and create presentations to Verizon executive leadership team and Board of Directors.

  • Develop VBG's Strategic and Investor narrative as we communicate the group's priorities broadly.

  • Assess industry and customer trends.

  • Identify opportunities and gaps across all of VBG's segments.

  • Develop business cases for new products, use cases, and other opportunities.

  • Develop analytical methodologies to answer strategic questions and solve problems.

  • Synthesize complex ideas into simple concepts to effectively communicate with senior leaders.

  • Evaluate the competitive landscape and the broader ecosystem, not only for benchmarking purposes, but also for acquisitions, investments, divestitures, and partnership opportunities.

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager. This role can be located in other valid Verizon locations.

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree of four or more years of work experience

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Experience in corporate strategy, investment banking, equity research, or strategy/technology consulting.

  • High level of intellectual curiosity and innovative thinking.

  • Excellent research and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to lead several concurrent projects and manage time effectively.

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills - particularly in front of senior executives.

  • Experience in Microsoft Office (macros, pivot tables, vlookup, etc.)

  • MBA from a leading business school.

  • Sixor more years of relevant work experience.

  • Telecommunication, technology, and/or B2B experience.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).

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