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Lumen Lead Project Manager - Multiple Locations in Colorado

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Seasoned project manager with expertise in leading transformational projects in a growth-focused organization. Project manager to oversee a high-dollar, complex projects with stakeholders that span multiple business units and functional areas in a matrix environment.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership to ensure successful and timely execution of project proposals through all phases of the project from initiation to monitoring & controlling.

  • Take full accountability for the timely delivery and quality of all project deliverables.

  • Employ use of PMI subscribed project management best practices for all aspects of managing the project including risk assessment, project plan creation, stakeholder identification and management.

  • Deliver crisp, timely communications to stakeholders, sponsors and executive leadership.

  • Seek expert opinions to develop innovative solutions to project challenges

  • Manage leadership expectations for project deliverables

  • Work collaboratively across business units to secure resources and conceptual/strategic buy in for projects (matrix organization)

  • Seek insights from front line sales teams, planning, engineering and other key stakeholder groups to ensure their process, system and general operational improvement needs are fulfilled.

  • Highly collaborative with ability to lead cross functional and remote project teams

  • Effective communicator, proficient in stakeholder management with proven capability to secure project buy in and resources in a matrix organization structure

  • Customer centric mindset with proven ability to deliver measurable, tangible solutions that generate clear business value.

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • PMP certification from PMI preferred

  • 7+ years minimum project management experience, preferably in telecom

  • Must have demonstrated ability to manage a variety of projects, including those with a heavy fiber investment and penetration growth

  • Effective communicator, proficient in stakeholder management with proven capability to secure project buy in and resources in a matrix organization structure. Must be able to create clear, crisp written and verbal status and results readouts for leaders.

  • Customer centric mindset with proven ability to lead teams to develop and execute tangible solutions for fast paced organization.

  • Ability to effectively navigate a wide range of dynamic processes and organizational structures

  • Experience managing multiple high-dollar, high-value projects simultaneously

  • Must be able to very quickly learn new concepts and processes

What to Expect Next

Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

Requisition #: 248111

EEO Statement

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This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. ( We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

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This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.