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This position is responsible for ownership and management of all
Network Implementation Engineering and Outside Plant Construction
contracts. This position interfaces with and provides direction,
guidance, and support to the Network Implementation organization on
all contract activity related to the outside sourcing process. This
position is responsible for the ownership and management of the
review and approval of all suppliers working through Lumen’s
BidMaster System - including but not limited to review of supplier
qualifications, financials, routing and recommendation of approval
for Master Services Agreements (MSA's) and on-boarding these
suppliers by approval of certifications, providing access to
Lumen's building (badge access) and engineering systems. This
role is responsible in overseeing contractor performance and
partnering with operations to drive accountability.
The Main Responsibilities
Network Implementation interface providing direction, guidance
and support to the for all contract activity related to the
Leverage data and analytics to create and manage plans that
focus on cost transformation initiatives within the Network
Responsible for project leadership based on changing priorities
of projects in relation to resources, processes, timeliness,
materials, expense and potential revenue.
Developing new processes, providing analysis, direction and
guidance in support of all contractors and partner
Responsible for the contracts and pricing supporting project
management of key projects that drive substantial revenue and
retention opportunities for the company.
Drive accountability for completion timelines, physical quality,
cost/budget information, methods and staffing.
Ensure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, performance,
and safety requirements.
Provide critical functional/user input into system designs,
enhancements and implementation of application software
Provide business case inputs and validations that impact
engineering and construction cost/benefit requirements
What We Look For in a Candidate
Baccalaureate degree plus at least eight (8) years or more of
communications industry experience in networking area demonstrating
leadership and advanced technical knowledge as the primary leader
directing the work of other professionals or equivalent work
experience or equivalent experience.
Ability to travel as much as 30%-40%.
Previous experience and knowledge in all aspects of Engineering,
Equipment Installation, & OSP Construction, and contract policies
and procedures, as well as, the Construction Certification Program
Experienced in the bidding, negotiation and approval of
engineering, installation and construction contracts with multiple
internal and external customers.
Master’s Degree with six (6+) plus years relevant experience
Knowledge of Lumen Proprietary Systems, SAP, Fireworks,
BidMaster, JDS, WFMT, NDS, CLM and APO.
Requisition #: 232173
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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.