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CenturyLink Sr Lead Project Manager - Federal (N) in ARLINGTON, Virginia

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at 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.

Job Summary

CenturyLink distinguishes itself in providing an exceptional customer experience. As a Senior Lead Project Manager, you will develop, plan and manage the full lifecycle of activities for extremely highly complex programs and projects for external and internal customers. You will work closely with various functional teams to ensure program and project status is tracked, monitored, and reported in accordance with the program plan and best practices. You will help create and improve processes and procedures which will enhance proposals and customer engagements for a consistently outstanding customer experience.

Job Description

  • Responsible for full lifecycle support (proposal, award, implementation, operations, CCB) of a customer engagement

  • Responsible for budget and expense control for the project and strategic alignment of a project to corporate 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/program team leader.

  • Develops project progress and status reports


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and related experience

  • 8+ years related experience

  • PMP Certification required

  • Knowledge of GSA contracts (including WITS, Networx)

  • Experience/Familiarity with small and large telecommunications (data and voice) transitions

  • Comfortable working with various internal teams (Capture, Proposals, Legal, Contracts, Procurement)

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Arlington; US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition # : 212800

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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.