CenturyLink Planner II - One year fixed term contract in Frankfurt, Germany

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

Having a strong knowledge and understanding of telecommunications metro network architecture/design for OSP planning, will under limited supervision be responsible for the planning & implementation of Outside Plant (OSP) telecommunication related network, capacity and equipment that is deemed necessary by the Network Planning & Implementation organization (Fibre Planning & Implementation). Works independently under minimal supervision. Performs a wide spectrum of simple to difficult assignments requiring alternative analysis, innovation and judgment. Assumes all routine tasks for major or multiple smaller projects and is periodically called upon to make independent decisions. Has strong internal and external networking skills.

Work with and support Field Planner(s) to ensure smooth delivery of Building Add and Network Growth opportunities

As required perform fibre planning and cost estimate production, to support EMEA wide Sales requirements.

As required perform fibre planning and implementation to support BAU (business as usual) activities across EMEA.

Coordinates with other groups regarding any deviation required on project.

P3 grade.


Understanding of fibre networks preferred;

Must have experience in planning and organizing data from various sources into concise, relevant information;

Must have keen attention to detail;

Must be self-directed, understand the requirements, and take the initiative to complete tasks or assignments with little or no direction;

Experienced in interfacing with internal and external customers towards effective management of a project;

Ability to focus and deliver proactively in a dynamic, multi-tasking, fast-paced environment;

Ability to work effectively in diverse groups;

Demonstrated ability to direct the work of other functional organizations;

Demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate across organizational boundaries;

Demonstrated ability to successfully coach and train others;


High School Diploma or Equivalent in Engineering General or Other

Alternate Location: DE-Germany-Germany

Requisition #: 206720

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