CenturyLink LEAD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER in Broomfield, Colorado

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com (NYSE: CTL) 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

The Lead Product Development Manager is responsible for managing a large cross-functional team in the development and delivery of CenturyLink Media services aligned with business objectives, priorities and the portfolio roadmap. On-scope, on-time, and on-budget delivery of the product portfolio objectives, including business requirements definition, driving cohesive end-to-end solutions, creation and management of project structures, as well as alignment of resources are critical to the success of strategic initiatives. This role requires adherence to prescribed stage-gate new product development methodology (including mix of rapid development and staged development based on program goals and deliverables), project management, change management processes, strong communication skills, and implementation of project/business based financial controls. Serving as a critical business leader in the on-going evolution of the company’s product solutions, the Lead Product Development Manager will establish relationships with key leaders from across the business and with external partners critical to the success of programs, including but not limited to direct interaction with individual contributors, manager, director, and vice president leadership.

Job Description

  • Meet or exceed committed business outcomes, including financial performance, customer experience and employee experience goals and objectives

  • Lead team(s) to the on-scope, on-time and on-budget delivery of Product Management’s PD initiatives: new product introductions, product features/platform enhancements, related process improvement efforts, etc.

  • Liaison and leadership across/vertically throughout the Company to ensure relevant evolution of Core Solutions

  • Key Interactions: Intake, Prioritization, Planning, Scheduling, Tracking, Delivery & Launch

  • Partner Organizations: Works consistently with Product Management, Business Process Implementation, Software Delivery Organizations, Innovation, Architecture, Engineering, Finance, Business Unit, Operations, Sales, Sales Overlay and other organizations as part of the planning, design, development, and launch of new products and services

  • Development Process: Identification of appropriate development process based on needs (Rapid Development to Staged Development)

  • Resource Management: Identification and solicitation for commitment of required core and extended resources

  • Knowledge & Leadership: Product Development is the COO of responsible solutions area, with intimate knowledge of business drivers, market dynamics, product requirements, solutions interoperability, supporting systems/processes/people jointly accountable for the success of business outcomes across enterprise (non-consumer) business units

  • Conflict Resolution/Celebration of Success: Identification and resolution of barriers to success for both milestone attainment and achievement of desired business outcomes

  • Maximizes the digital presence across the customer lifecycle (Learn, Buy, Get, Pay, Support)

  • Ensures the effective transition of strategic programs from ideation to development to lifecycle management, delivering on the identified minimum viable experience (customer and employee) standards.

Qualifications

Education : Bachelor’s Degree

Related Experience : 5+ Years Progressive, Related Experience in Product Development, Product Management, Technology Development

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition # : 210499

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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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.