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What you’ll be doing...
Verizon operates in multiple segments—wireless and wireline connectivity, and select services that leverage that connectivity. The Manager of Consumer Strategy supports the development of the long-term growth strategy for the consumer market. You will provide thought leadership and recommendations to Verizon's most senior leaders in the Consumer business unit on relevant topics in the consumer space, with objective, clear, impactful analysis.
New Business Development: Evaluate and shape new business opportunities that position Verizon to succeed in a 5G world.
Home: Shape Verizon’s strategy for competing in the Home connectivity market, fixed mobile convergence and other market adjacencies.
Platforms and Ecosystems: develop and help execute on the Platform-as-a-Service strategy for Verizon Consumer Group, identifying and defining key business capabilities that the group needs to develop for further foray into the B2B2C market while strengthening the current direct-to-consumer subscription model.
Identify emerging trends, risks and opportunities in the Consumer space.
Develop structured, long-term perspectives for key consumer topics, with a strong outside-in orientation.
Weave strategy into storytelling as you communicate new opportunity areas.
Drive action from insights, progressing slide-ware towards execution.
Identify new business models and cultivate strategic partnerships.
Build high-level business models and business cases for new opportunities.
Translate strategy into key initiatives that, upon execution, deliver the strategy.
Define and support strategic planning process and drive its implication to other operational activities (e.g., capital allocation, budgeting, product development).
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.
Work with cross functional teams to drive initiatives and business opportunities.
Support preparation of strategy presentations for major Corporate Governance (e.g., Board meetings, Investor relations, Consumer Executive Leadership, etc.)
What we’re looking for...
You are curious about what people need and want. You understand the subtleties of new technologies and how then we can solve for those needs and wants. You can see the bigger picture, and help others see it, too. You enjoy digging through data for insight into opportunities for how we can help our consumers work, play and connect in new and better ways.
You'll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Digital and Artificial Intelligence domain experience and an understanding of trends and key business drivers.
Experience analyzing markets, industry trends, company valuation, and the ability to find opportunities for Verizon's growth based on this research.
A naturally collaborative approach as you will be working in a cross functional environment.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills (storyboarding, executive proposal creation, presentation of said proposals).
Experience to supporting executive-level communications in a rapid-paced environment.
Experience working in a large, dynamic, complex organization, where developing strong interpersonal relationships and leading through influence are keys to success.
Academic background. MBA or Master Degree in related fields.
Experience in the telecom and/or consumer sector(s).
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).