CenturyLink Manager - Pricing Strategy in New Century, Kansas

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

This position is responsible for managing pricing strategy for the Consumer Markets Segment. The position will work with team, peers inside Marketing, executives and other organizations across the company to ensure pricing strategy is effectively analyzed, reviewed, approved, implemented according to plan and measured after implementation. A successful candidate needs an advanced understanding of economic analysis and high attention to detail.

Job Description

  • Required understanding of financial modeling/measures, the ability to partner across multiple groups, and to effectively communicate objectives and changes to team members and executives.

  • Ability to make sense of complex data and translate that data into meaningful analysis as well as the ability to report, interpret, and summarize results.

  • Lead team members and/or peers in researching customer behavior, pricing results and competitive data in support of results, pricing and strategy.

  • Manage the maintenance and updating of pricing information in a timely manner.

  • Position will be working with, negotiating with and providing reporting and feedback to Director, VP, SVP and EVP levels.

  • Manage the development and implementation of pricing strategies appropriate to changing market conditions

  • Provide & communicate Executive based reporting & analysis of projects. These projects are both recurring and adhoc in nature, with a need for creative thinking and approach in developing findings/recommendations

  • Must be able to work across multiple functional groups to support and implement programs

  • Must be able to effectively communicate strategies and objectives across the organization

  • Must be able to confidently present to and negotiate with senior executives

  • Knowledge of Telecommunication and Consumer segment products

  • Ability to establish and foster key relationships within the organization

  • Ability to understand detail/complex data and translate into actionable/understandable terms

  • Highly motivated to perform and contribute

  • Devises methods, modifies or adapts standard procedures to meet varied situations

  • High attention to detail & quality based results

  • Ability to effectively partner with associates and peer organizations, and actively participate in solution-based dialog



  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Marketing or related discipline field

  • 8 or more years professional experience within Finance, Marketing and/or Telecommunications; 6 or more years with a Master’s

  • Expertise in Business Management and Finance disciplines

  • Excellent working knowledge of personal computers, spreadsheet and presentation software (Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Strong analytical, presentation, and communication skills

  • Self-directed

  • Project Management skills

  • Goal and detail oriented

  • Willingness to work overtime and travel as necessary

  • Ability to manage financial models and develop business cases


Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Denver; US-Kansas-Gardner; US-Kansas-New Century; US-Louisiana-Monroe

Requisition # : 144812

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/

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