Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Director, Technology - Program Management','1720172','','Cox Communications','!*!Plan• Develop strategy for standardization, methods & procedures, budgets & operational planning for project management initiatives. • Develop an operational construction and execution plan - detailed project schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports; track key project milestones and adjust project plans and/or resources to meet needs of customersExecute• Coordinate with OSP field leadership to track progress and to maintain alignment with the plan• Track the evolution of the project based on the approved timeline, scope and budget plan• Update the Design & Construction trackers to validate daily operations in alignment with the initial plan• Evaluate the impacts and risks of changes from multiple perspectives, assigns tasks that are necessary to reduce or eliminate those considerations, determines tentative implementation dates, and tracks results of the implementation• Create and apply project control techniques that reduce risk from changing technological infrastructure, hardware, automations, systems software, or applications systemsCommunicate• Communicate major milestones and identifies potential project risks; conducts regular status meetings to review project activities; manages prioritization procedures• Build relationships with key stakeholders and project resources to drive key decisions and ensure timely project completion• Confers with and advises subordinates on administrative policies and procedures, priorities and methods• 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.• Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods• Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills. • 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 - Program Management
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.