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Lumen Lead Program Manager - Broomfield, CO, or Remote, Work From Home US in Iowa

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

The Sales Productivity team is a function within Sales Effectiveness with a primary mission to provide tools, methodology and coaching to sellers that increase their efficiency in the selling motion. A Sales Productivity Program Manager managing the strategy, implementation, and sustainability of sales productivity and enablement platforms. In addition to lifecycle management of a program, the Sales Productivity Program Manager evangelizes the value of the program within the Lumen ecosystem and performs enablement research to stay ahead of industry trends taking place in the growing sales enablement spectrum.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Manages project team activities; analyzes complex business problems to provide appropriate solutions; implements solutions that leverage technology to accomplish stated strategic business objectives.

  • Demonstrates action-oriented leadership when faced with a project roadblock

  • Develop integrated program plans that take into account multiple project deliverables, and proactively identify critical impediments to meeting project objectives

  • Conduct regular team meetings to enhance teamwork and communicate process and procedure updates

  • Coordinate projects and programs across multiple business groups to ensure timely delivery of objectives. The business groups include Network Operations, Technology Management, Product Development, IT, Sales and Finance

  • Understand, evaluate, and balance Lumen’s ability to deliver new products, services and technologies within budgetary and scheduling guidelines

  • Effectively communicate program status, risks and issues to leadership, and present options and recommendations for resolution

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • 5+ years of relevant job experience (Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Sales Enablement)

  • Very strong business acumen with knowledge of sales performance drivers

  • Strategic and conceptual thinking that can transfer into a tactical execution plan

  • Proven success managing multiple projects, deadlines, initiatives, and tasks.

  • Self-motivated and can deliver in collaborative settings.

  • Demonstrable leadership skills

  • Change Management skills and techniques. (Possibly lead a significant change in the past)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree; Business, Marketing or equivalent

  • Analytical proficiency in market sizing and segmentation, financial forecasting, and general business planning.

  • Strong relationships or previous work experience in telecom, consulting, system integrators, application developers, VARs, and global accounts.

  • Demonstrated experience leading business teams thought significant change


What to Expect Next

Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

Requisition #: 238338

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, 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.


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