at Lumen in MONROE, Louisiana, United States
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The Technical Project Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing assigned projects to meet scope, timing, and budget expectations and overall project outcomes. This role understands and can participate in or lead sessions for Service Delivery projects and programs, and support functions to optimize business operations
The Main Responsibilities
Essential Job Duties:
+ Leads revenue accelerating initiatives and Provisioning projects that are intermediate in complexity
+ Has the authority to drive work and escalate to leaders of the company
+ Assists with removing operational roadblocks
+ Uses creative approach in negotiating & problem solving
+ Creates concise, but effective presentations and communications to be presented to executive leaders
+ Analyzes team performance indicators / current performance and provides input for course correction
+ Ensures operational readiness of Provisioning teams
+ Participates in benefits analyses and provides input
+ Offers input to budgets and financial models, including unit cost analysis
+ Uses Lean principles to standardize business capabilities across teams
+ Participates in executive level briefings, and communicates with executive level positions
+ Assesses and helps to manage impact to budgets and financial models
+ Uses outcome-focused project management to achieve desired results
+ Coordinates interactions with key stakeholders
+ Selects appropriate processes to effectively drive initiatives
+ Develops, maintains, and manages the project plan and timeline to meet project objectives
+ Ensures the project team remains within scope
+ Identifies dependencies between activities, and analyzes project risks and assumptions
+ Coordinates activities, delegates actions to appropriate project team members, and tracks deliverables
+ Focuses on what is best for the needs of the customer and company
+ Understands upstream and downstream implications and dependencies
Behavioral & Technical:
+ Inspires ownership and accountability in self and others
+ Thinks critically
+ Energetic and enthusiastic; creates a vision for future success
+ Embraces change, inspires trust, and communicates in all directions and is a continuous learner
+ Asks insightful questions to get to the heart of the problem
+ Can persuade others and enlist support without direct authority over the outcome
+ Regulates own behavior and helps others navigate emotionally charged situations
+ Resolves conflicts and disagreements and helps find workable alternatives
+ Maintains a consistently high level of performance and contribution regardless of the role or job assignment
+ Is excited to take on new challenges and looks ahead for opportunities
What We Look for in a Candidate
+ BS/BA or equivalent demonstrated expertise in project management, technical management, operations management, or related field
+ Ability to be versatile when presenting to various audiences – including executives
+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
+ Ability to manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines
+ Has previous process improvement experience
+ Data and Information management experience
+ Ability to translate technical concepts into everyday language
+ Strong knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio and MS Project or equivalent software.
+ Strong oral and written communication skills
+ 2-4 years project management or related exp in the Technology Industry
+ PMP Certified or Six Sigma Certifications
Requisition #: 259157
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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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This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.
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. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) 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.