Verizon Wireless Manager of Program and Project Management in Schaumburg, Illinois

What you’ll be doing...

You will be responsible for managing public safety and transformational projects. Focusing on delivering cross-organization and cross-BU strategic initiatives or transforming the way people, businesses and systems/tools connect with each other. You will work directly with internal and external stakeholders to successfully coordinate the execution of national project strategies, manage field public safety programs, and lead cross-functional teams that will continue to evolve our public safety and/or operational strategy.

  • Coordinate national efforts and collaboration with sales operations, compensation, product, offer development, network, policy, legal, public relations, and sales teams to deliver all roadmap efforts.

  • Hold cross-organization and cross-BU teams accountable to delivery timelines and update executive leadership on a regular basis to ensure the proper prioritization is given to project strategy execution.

  • Create effective communication and collaboration vehicles to empower sales teams across the markets and WBG to have up to date value propositions and competitive intelligence so they can effectively secure and grow our segment customer base, focused primarily on Public Safety.

  • Escalate field feedback across program office leadership to ensure effective prioritization of program work.

  • Prioritize work based on the overall objectives of the National B2B Marketing and Operations team.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree – more impressive if you have an MBA.

  • Six or more years of project management experience.

  • Six or more years in the public safety and/or marketing and operations discipline in the public sector.

  • Demonstrated track record of successful project management execution.

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task and flex with changing business needs.

  • Ability to conduct meetings, evaluate issues, provide solutions, and drive tight timelines.

  • Capability to utilize effective verbal and written communication and report presentation skills to present to the Market President and up level executives.

  • Strong interpersonal and project management skills.

  • Exceptional logic, quantitative and analytical 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.

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