CenturyLink SD WAN Project Management Manager in Dublin, Arizona

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 budget and expense control for project and strategic alignment of project to business unit objectives.

  • Accountable for timely project completion and delivery.

  • Analyzes work plans and schedules.

  • Responsible for resource requirements/allocation.

  • Develops methodologies, procedures, and systems to produce financial reporting.

  • Acts as project team leader.

  • Develops project progress and status reports.

  • Lead employees using a performance management at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/performance-management-1918226 and development process that provides an overall context and framework to encourage employee contribution and includes goal setting, feedback, and performance development planning.

  • Lead employees to meet the organization's expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.

  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/the-power-of-positive-employee-recognition-1919054 , rewards, and disciplinary action at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/use-disciplinary-actions-effectively-and-legally-1917913 , with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary.

  • Maintain employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/keys-to-successful-job-rotation-1918167 , training, vacations and paid time off, telecommuting, cover for absenteeism at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/absenteeism-is-when-employees-dont-come-to-work-1917895 , and overtime scheduling.

Job Description

  • Consciously create a workplace culture at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/culture-your-environment-for-people-at-work-1918809 that is consistent with the overall organization's and that emphasizes the identified mission, vision at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/build-a-strategic-framework-through-strategic-planning-1916834 , guiding principles at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/core-values-are-what-you-believe-1918079 , and values at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/core-values-are-what-you-believe-1918079 of the organization.

  • Provide oversight and direction to the employees in the operating unit in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures.

  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, using performance management and development process, including overseeing new employee onboarding at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/employee-onboarding-positive-new-employee-experience-1918830 and providing career development planning at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/steps-to-create-a-career-development-plan-1917798 and opportunities.

  • Lead employees to meet the organization's expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.

  • Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegate responsibility at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/delegation-as-a-leadership-style-1916731 and expect accountability and regular feedback.

  • Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members that allows for disagreement over ideas, conflict and expeditious conflict resolution, and the appreciation of diversity as well as cohesiveness, supportiveness, and working effectively together to enable each employee and the department to succeed.

  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/the-power-of-positive-employee-recognition-1919054 , rewards, and disciplinary action at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/use-disciplinary-actions-effectively-and-legally-1917913 , with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary.

  • Maintain transparent communication. Appropriately communicate organization information through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate email, IM, and regular interpersonal communication.

  • Provide oversight and direction to the employees in the operating unit in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures.

  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/employee-onboarding-positive-new-employee-experience-1918830 and providing career development planning at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/steps-to-create-a-career-development-plan-1917798 and opportunities.

  • Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegate responsibility at https://www.thebalancecareers.com/delegation-as-a-leadership-style-1916731 and expect accountability and regular feedback.

Additional Functions

  • Collaboration

  • Self Aware Learner

  • Champions Change

  • Get Results

  • Decision Making and Problem Solving

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Communication and Influence

  • Ownership and Accountability

  • Engagement and Commitment

  • Growth and Innovation

  • Financial Acumen

  • Customer Focus

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience

6 - 8 years of related experience

4+ with a Master’s degree

Requires some progress toward formal, externally recognized project certification requirements (e.g. PMI) or a minimum of 5 yrs of project management experience

Alternate Location: US-Ohio-Dublin

Requisition # : 205000

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

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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.