Verizon Communications Ashburn , VA 20147
What you'll be doing...
The Wireless Business Product Manager is responsible for driving commercial strategy for Public Safety products and services. The Product Manager be responsible for defining and communicating the roadmap and commercial model to influence Verizon partner products. This role includes setting and communicating product strategy, establishing routes to markets/channels, and leading the resulting product management efforts. The Product Manager will articulate requirements for all segments, drive those requirements through agile product development processes, support commercial releases in collaboration with the business unit, and provide post-launch support. The position also includes contract negotiation and vendor management for third parties.
A qualified candidate should have experience with developing, managing, or marketing products and services for Wireless customers. (S)he will have a track record working with Business, and Public Sector customers. The Product Manager will have a strong Wireless product development background and demonstrated experience at launching productivity services. Broad understanding of the Wireless industry, Public Sector Segment, and innovation will be a strong plus.
Responsibilities for this role include:
Driving new development initiatives from inception through launch including managing the product development launch process
Engaging with customers, sales, business unit marketing, and other stakeholders to define the requirements and roadmap
Evaluating software and/or hardware solutions
Owning the business execution plan for assigned products and solutions, collaborating with business unit marketing and other teams for delivery of associated revenue and profitability goals
Identifying ongoing opportunities for operational efficiencies to ensure customer satisfaction, continued revenue growth and increased market share
Communicating product vision and strategies to varied audiences, including executives and cross functional teams
Driving quarterly business review with third party vendors to drive business objectives
Resolving escalated support issues on behalf of customers
Establishing and maintaining cross-functional relationships with other resources including Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Network, IT, Finance, Legal, and Got-to-Market.
What we're looking for...
5-7 years of Product Management experience
Experience working with Public Sector customers
7-10 years of Wireless industry experience
Project management skills to execute on roadmap, moving a project from inception to completion
Strong problem solving capabilities must be able to identify and escalate potential issues as well as implement recommended solutions
Ability to create use cases with a focus on delivering a quality customer experience
Polished written and oral communication skills to reach multiple levels of an organization
Ability to work on a team and independently on multiple high priority projects
Ability to facilitate collaborative resolution of differences with a "win-win" approach
Proven organizational and interpersonal skills, plus proven relationship building abilities
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.
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