CenturyLink Product Manager WAN Services in LONDON, United Kingdom
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.
As a Product Manager for Managed Network Services you will have responsibilities for VPN services, including MPLS/IP VPN, Internet WANs, Hybrid WANs and SD-WAN. The ability to work cross-functionally to build bundled solutions with Security & UC&C for the enterprise market is critical. This candidate must have a proven track record for being able to build a GTM plan that determines enterprise and partner customer requirements and trends, understand/appraise technical designs and be able to evangelise and support complex managed enterprise solutions.
Drive and manage the financial growth of our next generation networking solutions into European customers
Support deals with any required special requirements to increase our win rates and drive short term growth
Determine and own key initiatives that will improve customer experience and build longer term growth
Drive repeatability into any strategies, processes and documentation that help make us successful
Participating in workshops and presentations with customers to support Sales and determine requirements first-hand
Track the market and key trends and feed it back to your Product Management stakeholders
Collaborate with key Product, Sales, Engineering, Access and Operational stakeholders to drive key initiatives and developments
Be a trusted advisor on the products and enterprise market
Qualify bids for bid/no-bid decisions
Planning and execution of go-to-market and launch activities
Evangelize our services and thought leadership internally and externally
Product Manager with at least 5 years with relevant network services
At least 7 years of experience in B2B Telecoms
Experience working in a dynamic and complex environment
Direct commercial and technical Product Management experience of MPLS/IP VPNs, Internet/Hybrid WANs and SD-WAN.
Understanding of the Cloud, SDN and NFV market
Broad high-level understanding of the wider network, security and UCC market to work with Product SMEs to determine joined-up value propositions
Working knowledge of New Product Introduction / Development processes
Strong presentation skills, being able to communicate targeted ideas with conviction
Understand the trends associated with enterprise IT transformation and Cloud
Financial budgeting and reporting of Sales and P&L performance
Clear communicator in English
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computing required, MBA preferred.
Masters or Equivalent in Business
Bachelors or Equivalent in Electrical Engineering
Alternate Location: UK-Berkshire-Winnersh; UK-Hampshire-Basingstoke; UK-London-Fleet Place
Requisition #: 212093
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