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CenturyLink Federal Principal Program Manager - FEMA in HERNDON, Virginia

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

Responsible for all facets of program management activities, with a focus on overall customer satisfaction.

Job Description

  • Deliver on all program requirements including technical, cost, schedule, and quality performance that could involve cost overruns and deficiencies.

  • Successful delivery across all program areas including monitoring programs to ensure it follows a well-defined and detailed work scope, schedule, and budget

  • Integrate various activities and task areas to ensure effective client support

  • Manage resources across projects, and maintain/track contract deliverables, schedule, and budget.

  • Recommends changes to improve processes and alleviate process inaccuracy and duplication.

  • Ensure conformity to contractual obligations; establish and maintain technical and financial reports to show program

  • progress

  • Ensure appropriate management, customer and supplier involvement throughout the life of the program.

  • Formulate and enforce work standards, subcontractor management and performance, and customer satisfaction and alignment of these with the objectives of a program.


  • Experience: 10+ yrs

  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

  • Field Of Study: Business, Organizational Management or equivalent

  • A combination of education and experience is acceptable

  • Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

  • Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

  • 10+ years as a Program/Project Manager with increasing responsibility, preferably with experience with contracts.

  • Excellent briefing, writing, communication, administrative and organizational skills.

  • Must demonstrate ability to take initiative and to work independently, under stringent timelines and as member of a team

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition # : 204619

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.


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.