Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: September 24, 2022
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...
Fueled by the Verizon 5G future, the New Business Incubation team
is anchored in Verizon's Corporate Strategy organization with a
mission to: Scale new software automation businesses fueled by the
power of the 5G future. This unique charter, paired with the
strength of Verizon's best-in-class network, broad customer base
and massive technological capabilities, puts the New Business
Incubation team at the forefront of innovation as we embark on the
Comprised of passionate and forward-thinking leaders, the New
Business Incubation team includes ecosystem builders and industry
experts in location technology, robotics, digital twins, fleet
management, energy transformation, industrial IoT and other
emergent technologies. With a belief that the autonomous future
sits at the intersection of intelligent networking, devices and
software, the team is working to shepherd customers through their
digitization journeys to enable the connection, management and
operation of physical and digital elements needed for the Industry
4.0 future. The combination of these technologies will transform
Industry to deliver new levels of efficiency, intelligence and
business outcomes in productivity, experiences and safety.
We are looking for a strategy professional who is passionate about
next generation technologies to join the NBI Strategy, Finance, and
Operations portfolio strategy team reporting to the Head of
Portfolio Strategy. This role will focus on building and managing
the cycle/framework that enables NBI to execute on its 5 year
strategy across its portfolio of 5G-based software including
robotics, location services, sensor intelligence, adaptive
manufacturing and other emerging technologies. As a part of the NBI
Strategy, Finance, and Operations team, this role requires an
exceptionally energetic self-starter with significant experience
developing and executing on business strategies. You will be
energized by a fast-paced and fluid working environment,
collaborating with cross-functional teams, driven by continuous
improvement and operating with a "no task is too small"
Due to the cross-functional nature of the portfolio strategy team,
collaboration will be a key factor for team success. Working teams
will be formed consisting of team members, colleagues across NBI,
and stakeholders in the greater Verizon organization. While
individual members may have responsibility and accountability over
certain aspects of deliverables and team functions, there will be
many parties that will support, consult, and inform along the way.
Team members will be expected to manage these relationships and
synthesize the myriad of perspectives to provide the team's
committed and aligned deliverables.
By design, the portfolio strategy team has a broad remit, however
the organization is lean. As such, members of the team will be
expected to be adaptable and action-oriented in order for the team
to accomplish its goals and charter. Members will have roles and
responsibilities that are clear and transparent, however strategy
work is dynamic by nature. Team members are expected to embrace
work outside of their role boundaries and apply an action-oriented
mindset to meet team commitments.
- Define and manage NBI's strategy governance process.
- Define NBI-wide KPI's and shared goals/OKR's and design,
develop, and execute all related processes.
- Drive SFO's internal governance and execution.
- Identify and implement NBI operational model improvements.
- Work with NBI Strategic Planning and Finance functional units
to develop comprehensive five-year planning process.
- Synthesize and analyze quantitative and qualitative research
and data sets into insights and/or hypotheses that support
initiatives, implications and/or recommendations.
- Appropriately engage leadership to help remove hurdles, get
buy-in and drive influence to help accelerate forward
- Serve as a subject matter expert on the NBI's strategy process
and how it should be used.
- Prepare of material for senior management and board
- Lead in special projects as needed.
- Where you'll be working:
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
What we're looking for...
You'll need to have:
- Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work
- Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
- Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, and/or
- MBA or equivalent degree from a top-tier program.
- Management consulting, investment banking, or internal strategy
- Demonstrated experience solving complex, ambiguous, and
analytically challenging problems.
- A passion for arriving at the answer through independent
research, financial analysis, competitive benchmarking and data
manipulation, always fact-based in forming hypotheses.
- Experience manipulating and deriving insights from big data
sets using visualization tools such as Excel, Power BI, Tableau,
Alteryx and/or QlikView.
- An ability to synthesize information, frame issues
strategically, and present findings and insights.
- An understanding of new technologies that disrupt existing
industries and create new ones.
- Prior experience in the technology and/or telecom sector.
- In-depth understanding of telecom and media landscape (e.g.,
the players, key trends).
- Strong research, quantitative analysis and
financial/statistical modeling skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- The ability to create effective and engaging PowerPoint
Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories
in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco
Fair Chance Ordinance.
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
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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