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Lumen Senior Lead Contract Analyst in South Dakota

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 Main Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • In this role, complete workload in a timely manner consistent with company policies and ensure appropriate issues are being escalated to senior leadership as necessary.
  • Work to improve the process and recommend changes to company policies as market place conditions evolve.
  • Negotiate contract terms & conditions with customers.
  • Develop creative solutions to contract issues.
  • Develop contract language under pressure for fast turnaround.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of management.

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.  Master’s degree or Law degree a plus.

  • Minimal five years’ experience in customer negotiations, business development, and contract drafting or equivalent.

  • Excellent verbal, written, project management and presentation skills.

  • Ability to summarize key contract issues to management.

  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Computer skills:  strong skills on Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written. 

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with sales personnel and customers in person and/or on conference calls.

  • Knowledge of the competitive Telecommunications and Hosting/IT Outsourcing industry.

Requisition #: 239799

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.

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.