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What you’ll be doing...
Verizon’s Corporate Strategy’s New Business team defines the next generation of Verizon’s growth. From developing brand new Verizon capabilities to establishing partnerships with the biggest names in tech, this group is at the forefront of innovation; we are carving out Verizon’s role in the fourth industrial revolution. Reporting to the Vice President of New Business Strategy, the New Business Strategy Manager will be responsible for helping to identify, assess, and recommend new, large-scale strategic growth opportunities for Verizon, including market expansion, creative business models, and innovative partnership opportunities.
Monitoring and evaluating major disruptions across the TMT landscape, especially related to multi-access edge computing (MEC) and new connectivity technologies
Strategically leveraging research and analytics to understand market dynamics, trends, size, segmentation, competitive landscape, etc.
Creatively modeling business cases and scenarios for brand new use cases and M&A.
Collaborating closely with Network & Technology, Corporate Development, and VZ Business units to enhance the 5G Ecosystem strategy and define new opportunities.
Communicating and generating support for recommendations within the strategy team and across the broader organization.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience in strategy, investment banking, consulting and/or business development.
Willingness to travel between to the Basking Ridge and New York City offices as needed.
This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
Even better if you have:
Master’s degree in finance, business or related discipline or MBA.
Three or more years of experience in telecommunication, media or technology industries, ideally with some exposure to data centers and/or edge computing.
Strong business acumen and knowledge of the technical market landscape.
Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking, market analysis and creative thought leadership.
Knowledge of Verizon’s product portfolio, both consumer and business.
Experience working in large matrixed environments including cross-functional collaboration with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and disciplines throughout the organization.
Deep financial knowledge and excellent research and analytical skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders to get results across multiple groups and functional teams.
Strong modeling capabilities balanced with soft skills such as listening and observing while communicating in a meaningful way.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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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).