OEM & Partner Business Project Manager-Remote

Dealer.com

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 3 - 5 Years

This Project Management Senior Analyst at Dealer.com will work closely with clients (both internal and external), product management, engineering, operational readiness, and other key stakeholders to ensure projects are successfully executed on time and meet the objectives established in the business plan. In addition, the Project Management Sr Analyst will be able to have a strategic vision across the DSS organization, build and analyze business cases and establish a prioritized roadmap.

The Project Management Senior Analyst drives results for DSS through effective decisions and management around client requests to create a profitable process to benefit both the solution set and the client. They will need to be a self-starter who is willing and capable of making small and large decisions quickly to ensure that projects are completed on time, with quality, and meet the organization’s strategic objectives. This position will be remote.

PRIMARY DUTIES/KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and be accountable for all aspects of large-scale, outward-facing projects with key partners/clients
  • Successfully extract and prioritize client project requirements and sequence projects according to DSS business impact
  • Create and analyze business cases to determine project viability
  • Create clear, measurable and attainable objectives that meet DSS strategic objectives
  • Manage implementations using standard project management processes and tools (project plans, issues logs, etc.)
  • Manage cross-departmental resources against aggressive timelines
  • Work closely with internal and external project personnel to provide advice, problem resolution, and assign duties and responsibilities
  • Continually minimize uncertainty by driving team collaboration and open client communication
  • Coordinate, conduct, and document meetings and report status to continuously move forward progress of current and future projects
  • Direct and coordinate team efforts to deliver on-time and with quality to exceed expectations
  • Responsible for making small and large decisions to continually reduce project risks, manage scope, and balance client and business objectives.
  • Aid with additional team projects as needed
  • Leverage project management best practices, processes, and policies to ensure alignment with Cox Automotive DSS solution group.
  • Continually evaluates processes, methodologies, and tools as opportunities for innovation and efficiency.
  • Provides Strategic Management team with appropriate status updates and high-risk items and provides

    potential business impact during client request evaluation.

  • Serves as a point of contact for escalations within product and sales around client requests.
  • Up to 5% travel required.

EQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 4 years’ experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience; a Ph.D. and up to 1 year of experience; or 8 years’ experience in a related field
  • Requires strong knowledge of Google Docs, MS Office, MS Project, bug tracking, wiki, Smartsheet, and other related project management and standard communications tools
  • Background and experience in Automotive required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with a multitude of software development methodologies
  • Dealertrack DMS experience strongly preferred
  • Team player with excellent work habits and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functionality project teams
  • Ability to manage a fast-paced workload independently and add value to multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to understand and document project requirements and dependencies
  • Self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job and who can work effectively across departments and Cox Automotive entities

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