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Project Manager II - Technical

Company: Cox Communications Inc
Location: Foothill Ranch
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Location: 5159 Federal Blvd, Foothill Ranch, CA, USDivision: Cox CommunicationsJob Level: Manager/Senior ManagerTravel: NoSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 225404_00121860At Cox, we're forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we're looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.Cox Communications is searching for a Project Manager II for Outside Plant and Construction (OSPC) to work on expansion builds, plan organize and manage the onboarding and tracking of all expansion builds and select rebuild activities. You will plan, organize, secure, and manage resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. You will partner with project stakeholders, internal customers, external vendors, and cross-functional teams. You will work with a cross-functional team to execute on defined deliverables and drive key decisions. You will use industry recognized/generally accepted PM knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to achieve a projects stated objectives.In this role you will be asked to assist with the deployment of new processes, tools and strategies for the success of the overall program as well as the individual projects and areas you serve. Building successful relationships will be important to your ongoing success.Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Lead medium/large and/or moderately complex projects under moderate to minimal supervision
  • Budget management typically includes tracking and monitoring spend to project milestones
  • May provide guidance and direction to more junior project management staff
  • Develops detailed project schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports; tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet needs of customers
  • Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high-quality standards, and meet customer expectations
  • Communicates major milestones and identifies potential project risks; conducts regular status meetings to review project activities; manages prioritization procedures
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team to solve larger issues or mitigate ongoing risks or process gaps.
  • Develops methods to measure customer satisfaction; obtains feedback at critical milestones and at project completion to ensure that project efforts meeting customer expectations for time, cost, and results
  • Proactively anticipates and identifies tasks required to support change including standardization efforts, assigning tasks to project team members, verbally communicating complex issues, verifying that tasks are completed, and communicating implementation status
  • Creates and applies project control techniques that reduce risk from changing technological infrastructure, hardware, automations, systems software, or applications systems
  • Builds relationships with key stakeholders and project resources to drive key decisions and ensure timely project completion
  • Produce and report on KPIs and metrics
    • 3 years of experience in related field (i.e. Change management, process improvement, project management) or academic equivalent training or projects
    • Working knowledge of functional or related processes
    • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills
    • Ability to work within multiple tools and systemsPreferred:
      • BS/BA degree in related discipline
      • Experience in telecommunications industry
      • Experience with WATTS, Sitetracker, ICOMS, Optix

        Who We AreAbout Cox CommunicationsCox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.About CoxWe 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.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 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.

Keywords: Cox Communications Inc, Los Angeles , Project Manager II - Technical, IT / Software / Systems , Foothill Ranch, California

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