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Manager of Product Commercialization Strategy

Company: Verizon
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

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... Verizon is serious about innovation. About being the first and being the best. We are building a future using technologies like 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence that are allowing us to create products that were previously impossible. We're building tomorrow with the best of today.We have a unique ability to develop next generation platforms, influence technology standards, forge durable business partnerships, and define the playing field for the next wave of technology innovation with applications such as IoT, connected cars, aerial drone solutions, augmented intelligence and more. Within these evolving ecosystems, Verizon is uniquely positioned to capture new growth and value opportunities. This position will be responsible for supporting the Corporate Strategy group at Verizon - specifically Product and New Growth portfolio Strategy within our Strategy Development team.Reporting to the Director of Product and New Growth Strategy, you will be a key member in driving the future of Strategy Development execution. The Product and New Growth Strategy team is charged with helping to make Verizon's product and business plans real. Acting as a force multiplier for execution on the long term strategy in a company transforming the future of connectivity for businesses, consumers, and digital devices, there really is no more exciting place to be!

  • Engage with leaders across Verizon to understand and synthesize the alignment of commercial objectives with the product roadmap being managed by the Product and New Growth Strategy team.
  • Work with product leaders to understand their products, the strategic drivers, and the customer challenges and use cases being addressed.
  • Leveraging your business acumen, along with your product and/or business development expertise, to identify key commercialization risks and challenges that could impact the success of products achieving their commercial outcomes. Facilitate the creation of mitigation plans, and identify the approach for executing on those plans.
  • Work shoulder to shoulder with business development, sales, and other commercialization functions to ensure that throughout pursuit of new growth objectives, customers are being actively engaged and considered. Help ensure that cross-functional stakeholders are piloting, engaging in MVPs and conducting lighthouse engagements to hone new product launches and product growth.
  • Identify, champion and drive alignment around new commercial and business models based on product, go to market approach, and customer needs.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 manager.What we're looking for... You will be a catalyst for change and thus must be comfortable with ambiguity, leading across multiple teams and working with all levels of the organization to get results. You are relentless in your customer-first mentality, and understand that in driving product commercialization, addressing and articulating a critical need is key to adoption, and purchase behavior. You thrive in goal oriented, autonomous situations, but recognize how to make best use of all the tools at your disposal (including ready access to supportive executives that are backing your play). You hold yourself to a high level of accountability, and like to measure your contributions by the outcomes you help deliver. You are a story-telling whiz, and love the engagement that comes with working with the people across the table (or video conference) from you - and not just the materials they are presenting.You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • 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 Engineering.
  • MBA or equivalent degree from a Top Tier program.
  • Strong communications skills and the ability to construct and tell a story.
  • An ability to think in a customer centric way while equally being able to pivot around new ideas in an agile fashion.
  • Willingness to try and fail with new concepts and new ways of thinking. Comfortability with a level of uncertainty for outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience solving complex, ambiguous, and analytically challenging problems.
  • An ability to synthesize information, frame issues strategically, and present findings & insights.
  • Anunderstanding of new technologies that disrupt existing industries and create new onesEqual 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 page to learn more.COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementVerizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical, religious, or state law recognized reasons).

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