Senior Specialist Government Business Development VOC (FirstNet) at AT&T

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Oakton, Virginia

Job Description:

With First Responders. For First Responders.

FirstNet brings public safety their own, dedicated nationwide communications platform to help them save lives and protect communities. For AT&T, it was an opportunity to provide our unmatched network capabilities to help make our communities safer. Now, when disaster strikes, FirstNet will provide open lines of communication to first responders when they need it most.

Driving innovation for Public Safety is critical to the continued growth of FirstNet.  We have a contractual obligation to grow connections, which requires us to continuously innovate for Public Safety. We must be recognized by Public Safety as the leader in providing mission critical broadband applications and solutions. To deliver on this mission, we must create an Innovation SandBox team focused on engaging with and understanding our customer needs, identifying business partners with solutions that we can integrate, developing rapidly in a test and learn environment and delivering solutions to market. 

Our contract requires that we meet state by state connection targets for primary and extended primary for the duration of the contract. This will require constant management and monitoring to achieve payments, stay in compliance and avoid penalties.

AT&T has an opening for a Senior Business Development leader - To support the voice of the customer, in providing continuous innovation in Public Safety.

Description of Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for being the voice of the customer and interacting with leaders across Public Safety government agencies
  • Tight linkage with Business Development capture team to execute the needs of the customer
  • Leads information gathering and makes presentations on new market and partnership opportunities and future market conditions
  • Requires advanced knowledge within the market research field, and/or Public Safety client facing experience, including the ability to integrate critical information from many diverse areas, to gain insight and feedback on ideas and solutions. This role is customer facing, developing guidelines and implementation procedures for new strategies and policies
  • May manage projects performed by outside research firm

Preferred Work Location: Dallas TX, Oakton VA , Teleworking will be considered. 

Required Clearance:  None Required.

Required Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to thrive in cross-functional teams in shaping and capturing business opportunities. Strong interpersonal, communications, and writing skills. Strong curiosity and passion for excellence.

Desired Qualifications: BA/BS degree preferred. 4+ years of experience in the Public Safety industry, opportunity identification, assessment, and planning, shaping and capture.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws. AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V