Corporate Strategy Manager - Foundational Strategies

Verizon Communications Basking Ridge , NJ 07920

Posted 7 months ago

What you'll be doing...

This position will be responsible for supporting the Corporate Strategy group at Verizon - specifically for our Foundational Strategies development. The Strategy Development team is tasked with facilitating better strategy development across Verizon, driving portfolio evolution, investment ROI and closing the gap to the North Star.

This role will be a catalyst to driving internal alignment for corporate-wide strategies. This position will help shape the future direction of Verizon by assisting in the development of strategic initiatives for long-term growth strategy and drive alignment and consensus across business units.

  • Collaborate with the business units to translate strategies into targeted actions and programs that result in growth.

  • Project manage multiple strategic work-streams, assisting stakeholders with deliverables.

  • Facilitate discussions between product teams, new business development and engineering teams and other parts of Verizon by conducting cross-functional meetings leading to higher-level executive presentations.

  • Identify, track, and communicate industry and competitors trends and disruptions across relevant markets and assess the impact to Verizon in the short and long term.

  • Identify and assess organic and inorganic growth opportunities for Verizon.

  • Be a subject matter expert on emerging trends and upcoming potential disruptions across the markets we play in.

  • Be a subject matter expert on the Verizon strategy process and how it should be used.

  • Help synthesize results of quantitative and qualitative analyses into key trends, implications, and/or recommendations.

  • Assist in the preparation of materials for senior management and board presentations.

  • Assist in special projects as assigned.

What we're looking for...

You will be a catalyst for change and thus must be comfortable with ambiguity, leading across multiple teams and working with all levels of the organization to get results. You are a self-starter, creative and innovative thinker with strong attention to detail, and an ability to see the big picture and influence others. 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'll need to have:

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

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or related discipline.

  • Product management or development architecture experience.

  • Management consulting, investment banking, or internal strategy experience.

  • Experience in the technology sector

  • Experience solving complex, ambiguous, and analytically challenging problems.

  • Excellent process management and planning skills.

  • Critical thinking skills with ability to execute on details.

  • Strong quantitative skills.

When you join Verizon...

You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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. Different makes us better.


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