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Director, Strategic Planning

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Director/Senior Director
*Travel: *Yes, 25 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *213773
From the valued customers we connect through our innovative communications services, to the employees we unite through exciting career opportunities, Cox Communications is all about bringing people together and enhancing their lives. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband communications, video entertainment, home automation, IoT, commercial services, industry-leading customer care, and of course, its outstanding workplaces.




The* Director of Strategic Planning* will play a key leadership role in the Corporate Strategy and Development team, which is responsible for supporting Cox Communications corporate strategy formation and strategic planning activities. You will play a critical role in driving the strategic planning process across the organization. Responsibilities include leading the execution of our enterprise-wide growth vision and strategy, running our annual strategic planning process, and orchestrating and supporting the development of strategic priorities and initiatives by Line of Business / Function that are aligned with our strategic priorities.


*Responsibilities*




* Support the Senior Executive Team in developing and refreshing top-down, enterprise-wide strategic plan and corporate priorities

* Cascade top-down strategic planning to guidance for strategic operating plans by liaising with strategic planning leads across Lines of Business / Functions

* Ensure that bottom-up plans for Lines of Business / Functions are aligned with long term vision and top-down strategic guidance

* Support the development of strategic plans and initiatives that are aligned with corporate priorities, including direct responsibility for supporting specific business lines, as assigned by the Strategy VP

* Drive accountability for our strategic priorities across the enterprise

* Collaborate with financial planning team to ensure alignment around financial projections, capital allocations, and other resource and investment requirements

* Partner with corporate communication team to develop a communication plan for the strategy at enterprise and Line of Business / Function level

* Prepare agendas and documents for strategy planning/offsites sessions, and ultimately, ensure that our strategic planning process is executed effectively, efficiently, collaboratively, and on schedule


Qualifications:

* 10+ years of total professional experience (including 3-5 years in a top consulting firm or corporate strategy enviornment)

* Ability to work well in a team-oriented and matrixed environment

* Familiarity and experience with best-in-class strategic planning and development processes, frameworks and tools

* Expert critical and analytical thinking, problem solving, and presentation skills

* Professional "polish" and high EQ; balance of executive presence, high confidence, and humility

* Demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization and functional areas

* Strong ability to synthesize detailed and complex - as well as ambiguous - inputs from a variety of sources and to iterate as required

* Self-directed, highly motivated, and objective-driven

* Significant attention to detail and follow-up; high degree of personal accountability and ownership; superior organizational skills



*Preferred *




* BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (i.e., Strategy, Business Operations/Finance, Marketing/Product Marketing, Product/Product Strategy, etc.).

* MBA from a top 20 business school desired

* 5+ years of experience in a management role, leading cross functional projects and/or strategic planning preferred

* Experience and depth in the telecommunications and media industry a plus

* 2-5 yrs in a top tier strategy consulting firm a plus



Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-05-05 Expires: 2021-07-19
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