CenturyLink Mgr Federal Programs - Large Scope MB in Herndon, Virginia
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.
Manager Federal Programs – Large Scope leads and directs all activities of the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN Program Management Office (PMO). The DREN is leading edge technology network supporting critical Department of Defense (DoD) and other governmental agencies and missions. Scope of responsibilities include Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of the customer network, engineering, security, financial program control, Inside Plant (ISP) installations, and Outside Plant (OSP) construction. The manager leads dedicated and matrixed support team members to ensure successful performance and sustained strategic growth of the program.
Provide oversight, coordination, and implementation of all program requirements
Coordinate directly with the customer at all levels (executive to technical)
Provide strategic leadership, planning and support to ensure customer missions are supported and future initiatives and architecture support growth initiatives
Communicate policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to subordinates
Direct development and implementation of processes and procedures to ensure that the program operates efficiently and address problems and deficiencies swiftly
Coordinate network and service implementation activities and provide supervision, training, and direction to support staff
Review Request for Engineering Change Proposals, Request for Proposals, Statements of Work, and Request for Information and ensure responses are compliant and competitive
Full engagement throughout proposal to project delivery lifecycles
Provides comprehensive program reviews to internal and external customers
Understand Government contracting requirements and ensure contract deliverable line items are met
Understand and adhere to Federal, customer and company policies and practices
Manage complex spend plans and ensure all aspects of the program are operating within established budgets
Ensure requirements are fulfilled and schedules are met
Assess and mitigate operational risks and issues and escalate to upper management as required
Develop customer required methodologies, procedures, and systems to produce reports to measure program success and direction
Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline or equivalent work experience in the telecommunications field. Minimum 12 years of general experience and 6 years specialized
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent experience required
General experience: strong work record demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility exceptional leadership and team building skills
Specialized experience includes: strong telecommunications and networking background; demonstrated ability to provide guidance and direction to diverse teams; proven expertise in the management and control of funds and resources; and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Exceptional communication skills - ability to present highly technical information clearly in easy to understand terms to all levels and in various forms
US Citizenship required
Active Secret Clearance
Must maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information (applicants selected will be subject to a government security re-investigation)
Some travel is required
Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon
Requisition # : 192014
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