Full Job Description
What you’ll be doing...
As a member of the Portfolio Process and Governance team in Global Products and Solutions as part of Verizon Business Group, you will build a sustainable product delivery process by managing, refining, and implementing process streamlining for Lean Business Agility (LBA). You will drive efficiencies and compliance across the product organization through implementation and ensuring stakeholder engagement across Verizon so that our products are delivered to meet business strategic and revenue goals.
Champion adoption and adherence to LBA and systems/tools by being an evangelist to the process across the product towers and executive leadership
Function as an Agile coach and strategist, ensuring the stakeholder teams know how to use processes and systems to develop products efficiently
Develop an understanding of existing processes, systems and offerings, and be the recognized SME to other business and technical teams
Support cross-functional business process re-engineering teams and continuous improvement efforts
Develop and deliver regular training on the LBA process to business product stakeholders
Collaborate within and outside the team to ensure alignment of systems and integration of data exchanges
Ensure project objectives are met by monitoring and measuring project progress regularly to determine variances from the project plan, identify risks, assess/analyze, and report in a timely and consistent manner to the leadership teams
Develop regular reporting and presentations on progress, timelines, outcomes for the executive leadership team
Research and report on high priority, time sensitive issues that require a high degree of accuracy delivered in a professional manner to multiple levels of management
Review new products/projects/enhancements and quickly identify potential opportunities and concerns and follow up on technical, detailed information to help alignment within and outside the team
Contribute and participate in special projects and other initiatives including proposing/implementing process changes and areas for opportunity
What we’re looking for...
You are a self-starter with a can-do attitude and are adept at managing change through innovation. You enjoy building valued relationships with stakeholders and business leaders while championing the adoption of processes and tools to ensure efficiency in our product development process. You are on top of industry trends and can implement best practice opportunities as needed so that we maintain a competitive edge and will continue to deliver best-in-class products and services to meet the demand of our customers.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Solid Process Management background in Agile /Lean execution
Even better if you have:
Master’s degreeor MBA
Agile Practitioner (PMI-ACP, SAFe Agilist, ICP-ACC, etc.)
Six or more years of proven track record in process creation, streamlining and gap analysis
Three or more years of experience in change initiatives and change management
Transformation mindset with the ability to manage challenging situations and recommend effective solutions to drive adoption of new programs and processes
Hands-on, “roll up your sleeves” mindset, with the demonstrated ability to be a driver and change agent in an organization
Knowledge of corporate business strategy, wireline/wireless technology, and market/industry trends
Demonstrated ability to quickly resolve complex problems and identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action to keep program schedules on track
Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate knowledge and expertise to provide insight and direction to the business
Working knowledge of Clarity, JIRA, and Confluence
Proven track record of success in driving changes and leading system improvement efforts
Strong Program Management skills, excellent organization skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Product Development/Management experience
Ability to ensure quality deliverables
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio, and Project
Strong critical thinking, problem solving abilities and decision-making skills
When you join Verizon...
You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.
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