Manager of Program and Project Management

Verizon - Ashburn, VA (30+ days ago)3.9

What you’ll be doing...

This role is responsible for leading a program office focused on delivering cross-organization and cross-BU strategic initiatives to defend our public safety business and continue to grow customers and revenue in the segment. You will work directly with internal and external stakeholders to successfully deliver the public safety product roadmap, coordinate the execution of a marketing strategy, manage public safety consulting firms, and lead a steering committee that will continue to evolve our public safety strategy.

Coordinate national efforts and collaboration with product, offer development, network, policy, legal, public relations, and sales teams to deliver all roadmap efforts including product releases, product enhancements, an online marketing campaign, an offline marketing campaign, and targeting customer engagement.
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 the Public Safety strategy execution.
Create effective communication and collaboration vehicles to empower government 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 Public Safety customer base.
Escalate field feedback across program office leadership to ensure effective prioritization of program work.
Manage consultants hired to support Verizon’s Public Safety strategy execution and hold them accountable to deliver contract milestones to ensure we maximize the return on our investment.
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 aggressive timelines.
Ability 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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