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Project Manager

Cox Automotive
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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*Primary Location: *6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, US
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202103973_20118192
**This position is remote/work from home. You need to reside within 45 minutes of Atlanta, GA or Oakbrook Terrace, IL. *
The Inventory Management Solutions (IMS) *Project Manager* works with a full spectrum of project stakeholders (including CAPG, Implementation, Instructional Design, Performance Management, Sales and Support, etc.) to ensure that all projects are delivered on time, accurately, and are aligned with client expectations.
The IMS Project Manager will conduct project kickoff meetings, create and update project plans and objectives, risk management plans, and other applicable work products to ensure the successful completion of projects. The IMS Project Manager is responsible for coordinating teams, facilitating meetings, managing timelines, risk and issues, proper communication of project status, and creating and updating applicable project information radiators.
The IMS Project Manager is the key liaison between CAPG and Business Operations (e.g., Instructional Design, Performance Management, Operational Readiness, Sales, etc.)

* Oversee and be responsible for all aspects of large-scale, outward-facing projects with key partners/clients
* Drives the completion of deliverables through effective management of the project plan, communication with team members and stakeholders, and removal of obstacles where appropriate
* Understand, interpret and document complex client requirements
* Lead major onboarding presentations to executive audiences with confidence and empathy
* Identifies risks, taking appropriate steps to raise awareness and manage where possible
* Consistently manages stakeholder expectations, ensures delivery of the highest quality service, and solicits and acts on feedback
* Communicates and documents project status and strategic recommendations to stakeholders, team members and Business Operations Leadership on a regular basis; escalates issues and identifies risks accordingly via the appropriate channels
* Executes on PMO plans, policies and procedures for products and services, demonstrating responsibility for operational effectiveness and alignment with the broader solutions strategic objectives
* Other duties as needed or required
* Travel: Up to 25%
* Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
* Bachelors Degree required and 5 years of experience in a customer facing role (account management, customer service, project management.) OR an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
*Preferred Qualifications:*

* Masters Degree
* Experience with Smartsheets and Salesforce
* PMP or similar certification
* Strong executive presence
* Strong organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail
* Strong problem solving and decision-making skills with the ability to follow through independently
* Strong analytical and communication (verbal and written) skills with a strong work ethic able to manage multiple priorities
* Demonstrated ability to self-learn complex subject matter quickly
* Highly developed sense of integrity and commitment to customer satisfaction
* Ability to manage a fast-paced workload independently and add value to multiple projects simultaneously
* Demonstrated experience with product launches across a wide range of corporate, and commercial projects
* Ability to work remotely with minimal direction
* Demonstrated self-starter
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel, PowerPoint) required
* Demonstrated proficiency in an online Project Management Tool


Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*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. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.
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: 2021-09-13 Expires: 2021-11-15
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