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Business Development Research Manager more...
Location:Palo Alto, CA
First posted:April 19, 2017 (last updated 4 weeks 1 day ago)


As part of a team with responsibility for corporate strategy, business development, strategic investments and acquisitions, the person will develop business models and analysis to support a data driven approach to create key strategies for growth.

Research and develop business options, generate business cases, and partner with various functional teams such as finance, product management, program management and engineering to execute options and plans globally.

This person will be responsible for the following key deliverables:

  • Act as the primary expert supporting the Strategy and Partnership Development team

  • Study financial and market data and recommend appropriate business actions for new business opportunities that will drive the next growth markets for Verizon

  • Apply financial, accounting, and economic concepts to the evaluation of strategic initiatives

  • Conduct detailed financial analysis & modeling to build business plans for major product & strategic initiatives

  • Explore, research, and quantify new and adjacent markets for new product and business opportunities across existing and new Verizon customer segments

  • Oversee actual performance against developed strategies and business plans


Must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or six or more years ofwork experience

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience

  • Financial modeling experience

Ideally you’ll also have:

  • A Master’s degree. Even better if you have your MBA

  • Internet technologies and business experience.

  • Strong industry knowledge of internet and mobile services

  • Experience identifying and developing new growth opportunities for large markets

  • Ability to conduct research, analyze data, and develop models

  • Strong financial background and critical thinking skills

  • Presentation development, communication skills and experience presenting to leadership a must

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • High energy, strategic thinker with track record of executing

  • Prior consulting experience a plus

Not to boast, but a little bit about us

Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – and celebrate our employees’ differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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