Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Director, Technology - Planning and Forecasting','1720170','','Cox Communications','!*!Plan• Develop a roll out plan by coordinating with Cox Engineering and Business organizations• Validate the plan feasibility with Program Management and Outside Plan Construction teams• Collaborate with finance to develop a financial forecast for LRP planning• Develop resource forecast and plans and associate• Work with Construction, Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain to identify different options to reduce costsExecute• Full accountability for planning and securing resources for tasks, allocation, estimation, scheduling and financial risk management• Oversee budget management to include costing, tracking of status and resolving cost issues for projects• Ensure correct accrual procedures adherence by individual markets• Identify budget discrepancies, identify reasons for the same and develop a plan to align budget and future spend• Refine forecasts using learning from executionCommunicate• Communicate periodic financial performance updates identifying causes for any budget discrepancies• Provide updates to Finance to assist in their reporting• Provide regular updates to senior management','','','!*!Required• 10 years of experience in related field (i.e. Change management, process improvement, project management) or academic equivalent training or projects.• Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills. • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods• Requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.• Excellent interpersonal, Communication, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization• Outstanding leadership and organizational skillsPreferred • BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired • MBA preferred• 3 or more years of experience in a management role preferred• Experience in telecommunications industry desired• Prefer certification in Project Management (PMP) ','!*!About Cox Communications Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.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.','Cox Communications, Inc.','US-GA-Atlanta-6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd','','Regular','Director/Senior Director','Day Job','','Yes, 25 % of the Time','Full-time','Ongoing','Director, Technology - Planning and Forecasting
Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Website : http://www.coxenterprises.com
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of nearly $16 billion and approximately 50,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms); and Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions). The company's major national brands include AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, Savings.com and Valpak.