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CenturyLink SR PROJECT MANAGER in PILOT ROCK, Oregon

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 Project Manager is the primary single point of contact for large-scale deployments with significant complexity, unique requirements or that qualify as a “Special”. The Project Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the customer's implementation to meet scope, timing and budget expectations and overall project outcomes. This role participates in and leads the completion of complex solutions to meet customer needs & is engaged according to PMO criteria and standards.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Develop, plan and manage implementation of activities for highly complex projects/programs for external/internal customers.

  • Accountable for timely project completion and delivery.

  • Analyzes work plans and schedules.

  • Responsible for resource requirements/allocation.

  • Develops project progress and status reports.

  • Coordinate and facilitate project meetings.

  • Develop and distribute timely meeting minutes, to include track/manage action items and verify they are incorporated into the program schedule and that deliverables are met on time.

  • Assess/Manage risk, impacts and potential alternatives and escalate as required to the appropriate level of management.

  • Set program objectives and establish clear measures to successfully define and meet project deliverables and timelines. Utilize the change control process to track schedule changes.

  • Holds regular project meetings to keep all parties updated on project status and progress

What We Look For in a Candidate

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of related experience

  • Implementation experience with more than one of the following technologies: DWDM, Transport/Waves, MPLS, Managed Services, Voice (PRI, SIP, Porting, etc.), Security, SD WAN, Managed Enterprise Services, Meraki.

  • Self-motivated, able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and clients in parallel in a time sensitive environment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, strong customer communication skills are a requirement

  • Ability to deal with remote client relations through phone, email & online sources in order to enhance the Partner experience.

  • Basic telecommunications technical knowledge required

  • Demonstrated ability to use and apply Business Acumen.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams such as Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Finance, Product, Operations and Support.

  • Ability to quickly understand technical aspects of product/service, both from a functionality perspective but also from an operations/set up perspective and be able to articulate it to a less technical audience.

Preferred:

  • CAPM or PMP Certification

  • 4+ years in project management experience

Alternate Location: US-Oregon-Portland

Requisition # : 225018

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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