Lead Project Manager - #9820626


Date: 1 week ago
City: Kansas City, KS
Contract type: Full time

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.  

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

Check us out on the web!  

Brightspeed has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Project Manager to join our team! This is a remote position with up to 25% travel requirement. This position is remote but requires the candidate to live in MO, KS, WI or OH. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the timely delivery of our services. In this role, you will manage the execution of large-scale programs, projects, and implementations for SFH and MDU communities. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining key internal and external relationships with network management, strategic operations, and other critical organizations impacting key milestones to make first occupancy dates in the company’s contracted properties. You will need to have a strong interpersonal, relationship management, negotiations, and communications skills. 

If you are a results-driven marketing professional with a passion for building relationships and driving business growth, we would love to hear from you. Join us at Brightspeed and help us shape the future.

As a Lead Project Manager, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • End-to-end project and program management to provide comprehensive project management for new SFH and MDU communities to ensure the timely delivery of Brightspeed services
  • Organize, facilitate, and direct group meetings to ensure the successful execution of activities to deliver services on projected property opening dates
  • Acts as the single point of contact for Brightspeed in communication with construction supervisors, offsite managers, vertical superintendents, low voltage subcontractors, and local municipalities
  • Identify and resolve implementation conflicts, liabilities or issues that could potentially impact or delay key timeline milestones deliverables
  • Develop and present senior management level briefs on project status
  • Coordinate with regional and local sales and event management teams to ensure successful opening of sales trailers, model home sales offices, and leasing offices to maximize revenue opportunities
  • Efficient in understanding Brightspeed technologies, architectures, network engineering and construction, and field operations processes
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft 365 and project management tools to effectively develop presentations, project plans, word documents, spreadsheets and program management software and systems
  • Experience in identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks throughout the project life cycle


  • Bachelor's degree in business management, marketing or similar field
  • 5+ years of experience in business administration, project or program management, business development, or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and build grassroots project and program plans that deliver a positive opening day experience through best practices.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team




We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

At Brightspeed, we have roles that are designated as remote, hybrid, office or field-based, depending on the position, business needs and individual circumstances. We have a brand new, state-of-the-art corporate HQ in Charlotte, NC and we prioritize hiring talent in the Charlotte area, whenever possible, to make it a truly vibrant destination for our hybrid workforce. We also invest in technology that enables our entire team to stay connected. Why? Because Brightspeed recognizes the value of finding the best talent for the job, wherever they may be.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. Brightspeed offers a comprehensive benefit program, including competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; an employee assistance program; a 401K plan with company match and a host of voluntary benefits. 

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. 

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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