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Verizon Senior Federal Program Manager in Ashburn, Virginia

What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Federal Program Manager position will report into the MILDEPS Government Program Management Office in support of a significant Federal client. The scope of the position will manage a cross functional team with overall Program Management responsibility for all Lines of Effort (LOE) in support of the client's Program.

  • Manage a team of employees and contractors located in multiple states and across several disciplines.

  • Own responsibility for all Verizon Programs supporting the NGB and serve as primary customer contact.

  • Collaborate with NGB military and civilian administrative and technical staff.

  • Plan and distribute work assignments.

  • Develop employees through training, coaching & counseling.

  • Set objectives and manage the performance to meet the objectives.

  • Drives customer solutions.

  • Vendor relationship management.

  • Interfaces directly with Verizon senior leaders to properly address complex customer requests.

  • Perform risk assessments and develop strategic plans to mitigate the risk.

  • Monitor support response in regards to Service Level Agreements (SLA) and conduct periodic performance review meetings.

What we’re looking for...

Truly a “people person,” your excellent interpersonal skills mean you’re able to build strong relationships with a variety of people, including C-suite executives. And as a leader, you’re able to create engagement, motivation, and a sense of ownership in your team members. You’re comfortable leading a technical function—complex integrated solutions are your sweet spot. You understand our responsibility to our customers, and you’re excited to help us live up to it.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Telecom and/or IT Implementation experience.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain active Government Secret Clearance.

Even better if you have:

  • Master degree or MBA.

  • Ten or more years of professional experience.

  • Telecom and/or IT Implementation experience.

  • Relevant management/supervisory experience.

  • Experience following Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) methodologies.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Knowledge of Wide Area Network (WAN) and Local Area Network (LAN), wireless networking, service desk support, Business Intelligence (BI),Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet).

  • An active Secret Clearance.

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.

Equal 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. Different makes us better.

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