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Business Planning & Ops Manager I

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Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Fairfax, VA, US

Company: Avaya Corporation

About Avaya

Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As a global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya offers a complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications— offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today’s digital world requires communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya. For more information, please visit

Job Information

Manages the development and implementation of business planning and operations for ramp-up and deployment of a large US government-related program. Participates in the development of the overall organizational operating structure. Develops, administers, and tracks organization expense, capital budget (if applicable), and supporting business plans. Compiles, analyzes, and publishes financial and/or operational results. Provides business case development and analysis. May participate on cross-functional teams to establish procedures and to improve processes. Provides solutions to a diverse range of complex problems and uses judgment within defined policies and practices. Work is performed with minimal direction and is reviewed by senior management.


  • General
    • All applicants shall be US Citizen
    • Active security clearance is not required, however, ability to obtain public trust clearance (agency suitability) is preferred
  • Education and experience
    • BA in field related to business or finance, MBA is preferred
    • 5-8 years + in business planning or operations, with 4+ years related to US government business
    • Large government project / program experience is very helpful
    • Experience within the telecom or related technical industries is useful
    • Experience in process documentation and process management is useful
Additional Requirements
  • Skills
    • Advanced excel skills with ability in complex financial modelling; overall solid skills in other MS Office applications, MS Sharepoint, and MS Visio
    • Business forecasting skills in expense, revenue and margin analysis are required
    • Adept in use of CostPoint (v7.x is preferred, but 6.x is satisfactory)
    • Use and experience with SAP is a plus
  • Other
    • Team building and leadership skills are preferred, plus the ability to work within and among teams both onsite and remote
    • Solid communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Customer-centric perspective and approach to business issues
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
Preferred Certifications

Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. For Job Postings within European GDPR Countries you can access this document for additional Data Privacy Information:

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