Lumen Phoenix, AZ 85067
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The Senior Lead Product Development Manager is responsible for managing a large cross-functional team in the development and delivery services aligned with business objectives, priorities and the portfolio roadmap. On-scope, on-time, and on-budget delivery of the product portfolio objectives, including business requirements definition, driving cohesive end-to-end solutions, creation and management of project structures, as well as alignment of resources are critical to the success of strategic initiatives. This role requires adherence to prescribed stage-gate new product development methodology (including mix of rapid development and staged development based on program goals and deliverables), strong project management skills, change management processes, strong communication skills, and implementation of project/business based financial controls. Serving as a critical business leader in the on-going evolution of the company’s product solutions, the Sr Lead Product Development Manager will establish relationships with key leaders from across the business and with external partners critical to the success of programs, including but not limited to direct interaction with individual contributors, manager, director, and vice president leadership.
**The Main Responsibilities**
+ Lead team(s) to the on-scope, on-time and on-budget delivery of Product Management’s PD initiatives: new product introductions, product features/platform enhancements, related process improvement efforts, etc. strong project management skills
+ Liaison with Sr leadership across/vertically throughout the Company to ensure relevant evolution of Core Solutions
+ Key Interactions: Intake, Prioritization, Planning, Scheduling, Tracking, Delivery & Launch
+ Partner Organizations: Works consistently with Product Management, Software Delivery Organizations, Innovation, Architecture, Engineering, Finance, Business Unit, Operations, Sales, Sales Overlay and other organizations as part of the planning, design, development, and launch of new products and services
+ Development Process: Identification of appropriate development process based on needs (Rapid Development to Staged Development)
+ Resource Management: Identification and solicitation for commitment of required core and extended resources
+ Knowledge & Leadership: Product Development is the COO of responsible solutions area, with intimate knowledge of business drivers, market dynamics, product requirements, solutions interoperability, supporting systems/processes/people jointly accountable for the success of business outcomes across enterprise (non-consumer) business units
+ Conflict Resolution/Celebration of Success: Identification and resolution of barriers to success for both milestone attainment and achievement of desired business outcomes
+ Maximizes the digital presence across the customer lifecycle (Learn, Buy, Get, Pay, Support)
+ Ensures the effective transition of strategic programs from ideation to development to lifecycle management, delivering on the identified minimum viable experience (customer and employee) standards.
**What We Look For in a Candidate**
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and related experience
• 5+ years of experience telecommunications industry product development, strong project management experience leading teams to the on-scope, on-time and on-budget delivery of Product Management’s PD initiatives: new product introductions, product features/platform enhancements, related process improvement efforts, etc.
• Master’s degree
**What to Expect Next**
Requisition #: 266369
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