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Lumen Contract Manager II - Remote US in Topeka, Kansas

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 news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

At Lumen, the Contract Manager is responsible for renewing various Right-of-Way (ROW) Agreements, 3rd Party Fiber/Conduit and Pole Agreements related to the Company’s fiber-optic network across North America. They are responsible for managing numerous negotiations simultaneously as well as developing and delivering progress reports and various metrics for the Implementation Services department within Field Operations. They act as Outside Plant project manager for those assigned construction projects within the Contract Manager’s territory.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Uses several techniques to solve complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires a review and analysis of several factors.

  • Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems.

  • Integrates customer and/or client needs and concerns with business issues.

What We Look For in a Candidate

Required:

  • Strong experience in contract negotiation and management

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office

  • Must be a strong multi-tasker and have experience coordinating across departments.

  • Experience with interfacing with various municipal agencies is required.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Management, Finance or related field. A combination of education and experience is acceptable

Preferred:

  • Experience in Outside Plant design and/or construction, or network planning is preferred.

  • Additional experience in business management, financial management or the legal field is preferred.

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 268732

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.

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.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

57600

Salary Max :

128400

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (https://centurylinkbenefits.com)

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

57600

Salary Max :

128400

This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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