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Senior Project Manager, Finance and Technology

Cox Automotive | Atlanta GA 39901 USA | Part Time | Posted: 11/24/2020

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Primary Location: 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202000879

The Enterprise Planning Group is seeking a Project Manager to work closely with key finance stakeholders, technology business partners and other key boundary partners to manage the successful delivery of a financial business process advancement and software implementation project. This individual will be responsible for driving the project and ensuring all workstreams are delivered with all capabilities as expected on-time and within budget.

This is a highly visible cross-divisional project that collaborates across many different stakeholders and functional areas. This role requires a motivated candidate who is comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization, including senior leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Support the Program Leader in achieving the strategic outcome of the project vision
  • Translate business objectives into project workstreams with clearly defined scope, objectives, timing, deliverables, resources, and key measures of success
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key partners to understand business needs, ensure alignment on objectives, and ensure ongoing buy-in across all project activities
  • Manage workstream implementations using standard project management processes and tools (project plans, issues logs, etc.)
  • Identify, manage and recommend resolutions to complex delivery and project risk related issues
  • Embed relevant communication and change management best practices into all deliverables
  • Coordinate, facilitate, and document meetings and report status to continuously move project forward
  • Direct and coordinate project team efforts to deliver on-time and with quality – includes developers, business SMEs, communications and change management specialists
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills including standard project management processes and tools (project plans, issues logs, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and project phases from planning to maintenance
  • Ability to fFacilitate meetings and drive project issues through to resolution
  • Strong communication skills – effectively operate and influence across functional groups in a matrixed organization
  • Communicate and present complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work independently and proactively develop solutions with minimal guidance
  • Highly organized with high sense of ownership, excellent follow-through, and a strong bias for action

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • 7+ years of experience in program or project management including delivering medium and large finance software implementations
  • Experience developing project plans, influencing for results, driving resolution to open items, developing risk mitigation plans, tracking progress/ impediments/ dependencies
  • Ability to manage multiple cross functional workstreams with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced workload independently and add value to multiple project workstreams simultaneously
  • Good business acumen and ability to negotiate with business partners
  • Intermediate to advanced skills within the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MS Project)
  • Working knowledge of Finance/ Accounting principles, systems, processes, and best practices preferred


Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

There's 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. We've 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. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll 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 individual's 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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Location Atlanta, GA, 39901, United States
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