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Senior Project Manager

Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Enterprises
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202101101
The Senior Project Manager role manages large-scale, high-risk technical programs or projects. This role manages matrixed, cross-functional teams responsible for delivering defined technical project outputs on time, within budget, and with quality results. Senior Project Managers plan, organize, monitor, and oversee one or more projects to meet defined business specifications. They work closely with the business and technology partners on their respective projects to guide efforts toward achieving intended business results and customer value. The Senior Technology Project Manager has primary responsibility for defining, planning, tracking and managing technology projects, for identifying key resources and providing the direction they require in order to meet project objectives. They also ensure appropriate management and business involvement throughout the life of the project.


Job Responsibilities:


Project Delivery




* Lead multiple large-scale projects to successful completion, managing scope, schedule and cost.

* Develop project management deliverables, within compliance of approved methodology requirements

* Communicate a clear vision of the projects objectives, and motivate the project team to achieve them

* Organize the work into manageable work packages or phases and determine an effective approach to completing the work

* Manage relationships with project stakeholders, including Technology and Business partners

* Establish and publish clear priorities among project activities

* Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles to ensure the project team can make progress

* Effectively coordinate the activities of the team to meet project milestones

* Provide performance input to team members functional managers



Planning




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

* Develop accurate estimates for effort, budget and schedule

* Develop resource plans, including skills required. Work with Technology and Business Partners to procure resources, both internally and externally.

* Manage the financial aspects of the project: budgeting, estimate to actual variance, etc.

* Develop and maintain all project management documentation

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



Risk, Change and Issue Management - Communications




* Analyze risks, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigating action

* Provide tracking and reporting on progress to plan, cost and schedule reporting, and change control

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

* Manage vendor relations and procurement related to the project requirements



Leadership




* Provide input to refine company-established PM Methodology

* Mentor Technology Project Managers in the use of industry best practices


Qualifications: *Required:*




* Bachelors degree in technical, business, or management discipline; or equivalent professional experience

* 8+ years of professional Technology experience, 5-7+ years project management experience in technical projects

* Knowledge of and competency in PMI-based project management processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, issues management, time management, and financial management/programs.

* Demonstrated experience running multiple large scale, complex technology projects or programs

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

* Excellent meeting planning and facilitation skills

* Experience with business support software applications such as MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Visio, and Access) required.



*Preferred:*




* PMP certification preferred, ACP or SCM desired

* Experience with agile methodologies preferred

* Experience managing projects in corporate technology environments



Who We Are
*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.

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  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2021-05-03 Expires: 2021-07-12
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