Sr Technical Project Mgr at DO NOT USE - Cox Enterprises (Atlanta, GA)

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The API Support and Service Intelligence team at Manheim is a cross-functional Operations/Software Engineering team with involvement at all phases of our application and service release lifecycle that embraces the DevOps method of communication, collaboration and integration.

The Sr. Technical 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 Technical Project Manager utilizes necessary resources and skills to produce project deliverables within agreed cost, timescale, and quality parameters. The Technical Project Manager plays a role in project planning, project monitoring and control, relationship management, and providing advice and guidance.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from home role but will ultimately work in the Atlanta area office.

Key Responsibilities
  • Using a Kanban board or similar system, organizes 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 project's objectives and motivates the project team to achieve them.
  • 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.
  • Manages vendor relations and procurements related to the project requirements.
  • Manages relationships with project stakeholders, both within technology and product teams.
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to stakeholders and teams.
  • Mentors team members, external stakeholders and project management best practices.

Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's 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 working with technology project management methodologies. (e.g. waterfall, agile, iterative)
  • 3+ Years working experience running multiple technology projects
  • 3+ Years working experience of and competency in project management processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, issues management, time management, and financial management
  • PMP, CSM certification or equivalent
  • Advanced degree in industry related subject
  • Agile Certified Professional (ACP)
Personal Attributes
  • Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to thrive in an energetic, fast paced, high growth environment. Exhibits ownership of projects and tasks assigned
  • Excellent organizational skills required to adapt to a constantly changing technical environment
  • Strong team player with a customer service orientation with the ability to forge relationships at all levels of the company and across diverse cultures
  • Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and interpersonal.
  • Ethical, honest, fair and of high integrity.
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, 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

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page .

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 provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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