Mgr Federal Programs

Date: Aug 4, 2019

Location: MECHANICSBUR, PA, US, 17055

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


The Program Manager manages the PMO and engineering resources and projects/programs to ensure that all services and solutions are delivered on time and within budget for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania CENSS contract.

Job Description



  • Manages cross functional teams that include network engineers, project managers, service desk agents (call center), trainers, documentation/writers, and change management personnel
  • Attends and manages client service review meetings; areas covered will include performance reports, service improvements, quality, and processes
  • Develops comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Reviews project proposals and/or plans to determine time frame, funding limitation, procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project
  • Implements and manages customer requirements and expectations
  • Ensures SLAs meet (or exceed) client expectations
  • Ensures that systems, processes, and methodologies as specified are followed to sure effective monitoring, control, and support of service delivery
  • Identifies areas of process and system improvement driven by data and reporting
  • Works with the account team gathering customer requirements
  • Manages the profit and loss for the entire program
  • Hires, trains and manages PMO team members
  • Supports training, communications, and change management within the organization.


  • Bachelor's Degree or 7 to 10 years of relevant job experience.
  • Job experience in the telecommunications industry
  • Job experience with similar essential duties
  • 7+ years’ direct customer service experience with increasingly responsible project management experience required with an emphasis on technical capabilities preferred
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams and implementing multiple strategic, complex projects with successful results (scope, schedule, and budget) simultaneously
  • Experience defining and documenting processes, and driving continuous improvement to processes via process measurement/metrics
  • CCNA Certification or higher desired
  • PMP Certification desired
  • ITIL Certification desired
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Word
  • Manage Projects across functional projects/programs

Alternate Location: US-Pennsylvania-Mechanicsbur

Requisition #: 213358

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