Verizon Corporate Strategy Associate in Waltham, Massachusetts
What you’ll be doing...
At Verizon Connect, we guide a connected world on the go.
We’re in it to win it. Today we’re the #1 global provider of fleet management solutions for both enterprise and small/medium businesses. Our consumer products, like Hum, create a more connected ride with vehicle diagnostics, emergency assistance, and WiFi. And to top it off, our partnerships with major car manufacturers help us care for more drivers with our connected technologies.
As a top 20 SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.
This position is a critical member of a highly visible team that manages Verizon Connect’s strategy development, organic & inorganic growth, and related strategic initiatives. You will be able to utilize your unique experience and draw on your business knowledge to contribute to the research, analysis, scenario modeling, and coordination of strategic initiatives. The contributions of your efforts combined with those of the team will have a transformative impact on the business.
As an integral member of the team, you will work closely with the broader Verizon Connect Strategy group in a creative, collaborative, and dynamic team environment. Your work will provide you with a variety of experiences as you interact daily with a wide range of functional teams, have direct interaction with Verizon Connect’s senior management, and, on occasion, interface with stakeholders across the broader Verizon organization.
Examples of activities that you will contribute to include:
Corporate strategy development including, business case creation for strategic initiatives, market research, and analysis
New product/segment identification based on customer trends, competitive response, industry forecasts and market analyses
Industry news and trend monitoring
Financial modeling, analysis, and budgeting
Presentation development for executive & board-level communication
Project work plans and coordination with internal and external constituencies
Indirectly supporting the development of junior team members
What we’re looking for...
Bachelor’s degree from top university and demonstrated academic excellence
Ideally 3+ years’ experience at a leading consulting firm or a strategic role in a technology company
Excellent Excel, PowerPoint, and G Suite skills
Superior oral and written communication skills
Interest and / or previous experience in the software industry a plus
Who You Are…
Demonstrated career interest in the field of business strategy & corporate growth
Passionate about great work: nothing less than the best will do
Self-directed, resourceful, and intellectually curious
Highly collaborative: should embrace, support & practice a collaborative style which goes beyond relationship building
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
Adaptable, flexible and possess the ability to balance multiple projects / priorities
Exhibit qualities of integrity, reliability, and confidentiality
Have a strong work ethic, show initiative, & demonstrate the ability to meet tight deadlines
Eager to embrace professional feedback and committed to coaching junior talent
Have a sense of humor and a willingness to have fun in the workplace
Willingness to travel
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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