SR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

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Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Broomfield, CO, US, 80021

 

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (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

This position is a consulting-level professional responsible for managing the development and sales effort of complex product(s) from conception until delivery to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial and corporate growth objectives.  

Job Description

  • Defines market, including competitive analysis and definition of product functionality. 
  • Develops metrics to gather data of market conditions and customer requirements to assess and recommend appropriate implementation or management of product portfolio mix which maximizes revenue and margins and aligns with corporate strategic direction. 
  • Prepares and presents business cases for new products.
  • Manages product development/definition activities for assigned product (s).
  • Frequently contributes to the development of new processes and methods.

 

Essential Duties: 

Stakeholder Leadership: Exerts level of influence in stakeholder relations in their immediate core team, defining optimal delivery timelines, directing the core team’s activities, tracking performance and maintaining the team’s alignment with other relevant programs and product portfolio goals.  Serve as primary communicator across the core team, consistently reporting status, risks, and issues.  Displays ability to resolve conflict and enforce roles and standards across the various core team members.

 

Thought Leadership: Provides leadership for short to mid-range product development planning. Serves as both a business and technical product expert in the product development area supported. Utilizes critical thinking and experience to vet through requirements and define optimal development approach for the specific initiative. Identifies product improvement opportunities, working collaboratively with stakeholders to define enhancements to improve quality, gain efficiencies and reduce cost of existing products. Acts proactively in solving challenges impacting the progress or success of a product development initiative. Leads efforts to prioritize and accelerate time to market. Relies on experience, judgment, and high level business relationships to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

 

Communication: Demonstrates superior verbal and written communication skills and drafts communication plan specific for each product development initiative. Applies discipline in communicating program status proactively and frequently based on criticality of each project. Runs timely and structured meetings that include agendas, meeting notes, and action items. Exhibits solid presentation skills, utilizing appropriate tools to help get the message across.  

 

Program Management: Program management is the essence of their job responsibilities.  Define and actively drive that project per agreed-upon development and release plan. Administer product development process from Concept through Launch and Warranty. Conduct project scoping and impact assessment. Lead day-to- day project delivery activities. Responsible for managing accurate and complete project deliverables.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent eduaction and related experience
  • 5+ years related experience

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree
  • 3+ years related experience

Education

Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Louisiana-Monroe; US-Ohio-Dayton

Requisition #: 210289

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/ 

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union.  Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b)  required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, creed, veteran status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

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.


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