Verizon Consumer Strategy Manager in Basking Ridge, New Jersey
What you’ll be doing...
Wireless technology is ubiquitous in our day-to-day. Can you imagine life without your cell phone and its connectivity to the world? Verizon Wireless is the leading operator in the world of that connectivity network. Both for 4G today and the 5G network we are launching, first in the US, countless consumer applications and solutions ride on our network. Come join the team that will surface, analyze, build the business cases and champion these opportunities.
This role will support development of the long-term growth strategy for the Consumer market for Verizon Wireless. She/he will provide thought leadership to Verizon's most senior leaders in the Wireless business unit on the most relevant topics in the consumer space, with objective, clear, impactful analysis.
Identify emerging trends, risks and opportunities in the wireless consumer space.
Develop structured, long-term perspectives for key consumer topics, with a strong outside-in orientation.
Drive action from insights, progressing slide-ware towards execution.
Identify and cultivate strategic partnerships.
Support the strategic planning process for Verizon Wireless.
Translate consumer, competitor, technology and market trends into implications for senior Wireless leadership.
Develop fact-based, quantitative analysis of consumer and competitive trends, with actionable insights and recommendations.
Quickly build high-level business models and business cases for new wireless opportunities.
Executive support and stakeholder management
Support senior leadership in crafting analysis, actions and messaging for key strategic topics.
Work closely with product teams to imbue business cases with objective strategic rationale and financial analysis.
Foster and facilitate alignment across the Wireless business unit - Marketing, Distribution, Care, Digital, Finance.
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.
Relevant work experience includes:
Management / strategy consulting.
Investment banking / private equity / venture capital.
Competitive insights / market research.
Project management experience.
Even better if you have:
A Master’s degree or MBA.
Experience in the telecom and/or consumer sector(s).
High-energy, strategic thinker, with strong quantitative and analytical skills, and critical thinking abilities.
Great sense of intellectual curiosity about the mobile space and how mobile can impact society.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills. Experience supporting executive-level communications in a rapid-paced environment a plus.
Agility with PowerPoint and Excel.
Financial modeling experience.
Experience working in a large, dynamic, complex organization, where developing strong interpersonal relationships and leading through influence are keys to success.
Ability to manage ambiguity and a changing environment with multiple stakeholders.
Strong sense of accountability in delivering rigorous, impactful analysis.
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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