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CenturyLink SR TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER in BROOMFIELD, Colorado

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

The Role

The Sr. Technical Project Manager will be responsible for the following: Lead complex programs, develop integrated program plans that take into account multiple project deliverables, and proactively identify critical impediments to meeting project objectives and coordinate projects and programs across multiple business groups to ensure timely delivery of objectives.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Understand, evaluate and balance CenturyLink’s ability to deliver new products, services and technologies within budgetary and scheduling guidelines.

  • Support development of product build/model.

  • Effectively communicate program status, risks and issues to Leadership, and present options and recommendations for resolution.

  • Manage one or more complex programs that encompass multiple projects with separate yet interdependent deliverables, timelines and objectives.

  • Manage large scale, integrated program plans, and provide status and issues to executives and upper management.

  • Validate Planning scope and set accurate project milestones

  • Work with all project stakeholders to drive towards timely milestone completion

  • Provide timely updates on projects

  • Responsible for monthly project forecasting to align with company revenue targets

  • Single point of contact for all project updates and responsible for timely issue resolution and project completions

  • Responsible for training new peers; take a leadership role to develop and mentor other Project Managers to improve PM acumen

  • Identify and document any new process improvements

  • Provide program management of major initiatives and prepare executive level presentations or written reports

  • Serve as a subject matter expert and team resource in one or more areas to the benefit of the team

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Telecom, Finance, or related field

  • 6+ years of experience in telephony or equivalent progressive Project Management in a technical environment.

  • PMI/PMP or equivalent Project Management certification

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Project Management software.

  • Experience with resource management including identification of gaps and recommendation of options to keep projects on time and within budget.

  • Knowledge of business and technology work processes and the ability to use this knowledge when consulting across organizations.

  • Excellent communications and presentation skills, including ability to summarize and concisely share key project information to all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, set direction and solve problems in a fast paced environment.

  • Outstanding and proven program/project management skills.

  • Outstanding ability to develop a strategic and tactical plan from a concept.

  • Outstanding ability to develop an integrated, cross organizational program/project plan.

  • Strong ability to provide leadership/mentoring to other team members.

  • Proven ability to influence others and to build trusting relationships with clients and peers.

Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-Arizona-Tempe; US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Ohio-Dublin; US-Oklahoma-Tulsa

Requisition # : 224538

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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