OSP Construction Project Manager II
Primary Location: 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Sterling, VA, USDivision: Cox CommunicationsJob Level: Manager/Senior ManagerTravel: NoSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 220369_68368511VACCINE POLICY: WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS US-BASED JOB (REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR MEDICAL AND RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED).Cox Communications is searching for a Technical Project Manager for the OSPC (Outside Plant & Construction) residential program who will plan, organize, and manage the onboarding and tracking of all Fiber Reinforcement, Customer Impact Mitigation, Test Equipment, Cable Replacement, Conversion/Relocates and other residential project types as needed. 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 facilitate a cross-functional team to execute on defined deliverables and drives key decisions. Uses 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 supervisionBuilds relationships with key stakeholders and project resources to drive key decisions and ensure timely project completionProduce and report on KPIs and metricsBudget management typically includes tracking and monitoring spend to project milestonesDevelops detailed project schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports as neededTracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet needs of customersEstablishes and implements project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high-quality standards, and meet customer expectationsReports on project progress throughout the project lifecycle, including the ability to forecast.Communicates major milestones and identifies potential project risks; conducts regular status meetings to review project activities; manages prioritization proceduresAble to work independently or as part of a team to solve larger issues or mitigate ongoing risks or process gaps.Sets and manages expectations, managing and escalating issues and changesDevelops methods to measure customer satisfaction; obtains feedback at critical milestones and at project completion to ensure that project efforts meeting customer expectations for time, and resultsProactively anticipates and identifies tasks required to support change including standardization efforts, verbally communicating complex issues, verifying that tasks are completed, and communicating implementation statusCreates and applies project control techniques that reduce risk from changing technological infrastructure, hardware, automations, systems software, or applications systemsManages, the creation and tracking of processes, procedures, and documentation that improve environment stability, availability, and consistencyQualifications:Minimum:3 years of experience in related field (ie Change management, process improvement, project management) or academic equivalent training or projectsWorking knowledge of functional or related processesDemonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skillsAbility to work within multiple tools and systemsPreferred:BS/BA degree in related disciplineExperience in telecommunications industry and/or enterprise constructionExperience with Cox construction project types and challengesExperience with WATTS, Sitetracker, ICOMS, OptixWho 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 .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.