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Business Development Manager - 5G Acceleration Lead

  • Basking Ridge, New Jersey
  • New York, New York

Job ID: R-1001840

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon's Corporate Strategy's Business Development team identifies winning strategic opportunities and leads the development of an ecosystem to generate new revenue growth and profitability. As a key function, the team will drive market recommendations, strategic alignment, and internal collaboration across Verizon with a focus on developing and growing the Fortune 100 partnerships to drive 5G growth and partnership innovation with our Strategic Partners. Reporting to the Senior Director, New Business Development, the Business Development Manager will be responsible for driving engagement and commercial structures with 5G Strategic Partners especially Tech Hyperscaler's. An essential part of this role will entail commercialization negotiation for new contracts, with internal and external collaboration across key stakeholders (executive and working teams) to cultivate and drive deals to closure.

  • Driving new select opportunities across our key Strategic Partners, including negotiation with our Strategic Partners, project managing deals, and collaborating internally and externally with key stakeholders to cultivate and drive deals to closure.

  • Building and executing first-of-a-kind contract structures and end-to-end commercialization obligations with efficiency.

  • Partnering and coordinating with internal business units, including Product, Legal, Sales and others, to drive the negotiation process.

  • Leading and managing day-to-day commercialization relationship with key external Strategic Partners to monitor the commercialization / operationalization process.

  • Managing communication across senior stakeholders (Director+) and working teams.

  • Sharing the vision of Verizon 2.3 and delivering new commercial contracts that strengthen Verizon’s leadership position.

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.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • MBA or advanced degree in finance, or business development.

  • Four or more years of experience in strategy, investment banking, consulting, M&A, partnerships, and/or business development.

  • Three or more years of experience in the telecommunication, media or technology industries.

  • Two or more years of experience working in the cloud ecosystem.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams, including technical and business teams, to drive results and close deals.

  • Experience influencing senior stakeholder decisions and managing large, complex, strategic partner relationships.

  • Experience negotiating contracts with Fortune 100 partners.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Where you’ll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401 (k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives, we’ve got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

If you are hired into a Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York work location, the compensation range for this position is between $133,000.00 and $248,000.00 annually based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.

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