Verizon Program Manager in Ashburn, Virginia
What you’ll be doing...
This role has the opportunity to support Verizon Business Group’s Public Sector and Verizon Connect teams. Public Sector focuses on supporting our government customers while Verizon Connect (VZConnect) focuses on automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. The full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, Verizon Connect delivers leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.
We know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work.
The Program Management Office (PMO) Manager is responsible for the flawless delivery of enterprise programs in support of a line of business or pillar.
This role works very closely with peer PMO managers in the continual evolution of the PMO as it becomes a Center of Excellence. The Manager ensures the delivery of complex, programs/projects that can span organizational boundaries, involve external vendors and multiple business areas, and can have a significant legal and/or financial impact to the Telematics business.
You will be responsible for the execution/delivery of each program within their sphere of responsibility. Ensures all practices and policies of the PMO are followed, or modified if appropriate, and leads by example through the use of the same.
Accountable for delivering assigned projects on time within budget.
Manage a portfolio of critical initiatives throughout the organization involving technology, business process, and associated human capital that spans systems, geographies and functions within the organization.
Proactively identify early warning signs and mitigate before they become issues or risks.
Establish and manage an ongoing governance structure for the projects.
Drive a culture of urgency and on-time, on-budget project delivery.
Partner with executive level professionals to drive business outcome
Responsible for creating strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning; transition change and program management.
Identify global resource requirements and proper communication of those requirements in a timely manner to ensure the programs are properly staffed with the skilled resources, constraints and builds in the associated contingency plans.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Managed large complex projects involving multiple work streams and stakeholders.
Technical understanding of PPM tools.
Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have:
A degree in project management.
Eight or more years of portfolio and program experience, including PMO specific experience managing project portfolio in excess of five million dollars.
Strong knowledge in project management disciplines, processes, best practices and reporting.
Experience in Program Delivery across the Verizon footprint.
Experience at a SaaS company.
Knowledge with Verizon products and processes.
Six Sigma Certification.
Knowledge of business unit processes, operations and technology.
Experience in management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources.
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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