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Senior Project Manager

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *3003 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *211947
*Job Summary:*

The *Senior Project Manager* has primary responsibility for defining, planning, tracking and managing technology projects, identifying key resources and providing the direction they require to meet project objectives. The Project Manager utilizes necessary resources and skills to produce project deliverables within agreed cost, timescale, and quality parameters. The Project Manager plays a role in project planning, project monitoring and control, relationship management, and providing advice and guidance.

*Primary Responsibilities:*

*Planning *

* Organizes the work into manageable work packages or phases and determines an effective approach to completing the work.

* Develops estimates for effort, budget and schedule.

* Develops a project plan that documents clear priorities among project activities.

* Communicates a clear vision of the projects objectives and motivates the project team to achieve them.

*Project Monitoring and Control*

* Effectively coordinates the activities of the team to meet project milestones.

* Analyzes the actual performance against the plan and make adjustments consistent with plan objectives.

* Provides tracking and reporting of progress to plan regarding schedule.

* Actively manages budget tracking and forecasting.

* Proactively manages change to baselined scope, schedule and cost variables, communicating impacts and facilitating decisions.

* Resolves issues that impact the project in a timely, effective manner.

* Analyzes risks, establishes contingency plans, and identifies trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigating action

*Relationship Management*

* Manages vendor relations and procurementsrelated to the project requirements.

* Manages relationships with project stakeholders, both within technology and product teams.

* Effectively communicates relevant project information to stakeholders and teams.

*Advice and Guidance*

* Mentors team members, external stakeholders and project management best practices.

Qualifications: *Required Knowledge, Experience & Education:*

* Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education

* 5+ years of working experience in design, development, and implementation of software systems

* Working experience managing technology projects and workingwith technology project management methodologies. (e.g. waterfall, agile, iterative) Working experience running multiple technology projects

* Working experience of and competency in project management processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, issues management, time management, and financial management

*Desired Knowledge, Experience & Education:*

* Advanced degree in industry related subject

* PMP certification or equivalent

* Agile Certified Professional (ACP)

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.
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: 2021-03-10 Expires: 2021-05-22
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