Cox LEAD - Leadership Development Program - Project Manager Specialist

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



Cox LEAD Leadership Development Program - Project Manager Specialist


Cox Communications is currently seeking candidates for LEAD, our Project Management Trainee program. We believe project management is an ideal training ground for future leaders of our company due to the skills acquired, networks established, and end-to-end business knowledge developed as you work within all disciplines of the business.

Learn, Evolve, Achieve, Deliver (LEAD) These are the attributes we look for in each candidate, as well as the opportunities you will acquire through this program.

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, internet, telephone, home security, and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately six million residences and businesses nationwide. For eight years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; and Cox has ranked among DiversityInc s Top 50 Companies for Diversity.

As a subsidiary of 116-year-old Cox Enterprises Inc., one of the world s largest privately owned communications, media, and automotive services companies, innovation and leadership is in our DNA. Our focus on building a better future for our customers, consumers, employees, and the industry as a whole, is ingrained in everything we do.

The ideal candidates will possess the following qualities and abilities:

Demonstrated communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Driven to excel in a corporate setting at a rapid pace

Attention to detail and superior organization skills

Ability to adapt to change, and work effectively in ambiguity

The desire for long-term growth opportunities with one of the top companies in the nation

We have a training and development program that will fit your experience and career goals. During the time in the program, you will have the opportunity to receive the fundamental training and skills needed to be a top performing project manager while obtaining on-the-job experience.

What s in it for you?

This is a tremendous opportunity to enter into a company in an innovative industry with targeted, accelerated development.

Meaningful and challenging work

Real accountability

Exposure to all disciplines of business including operations, finance, marketing, technology, product development, and sales

Access to Senior Leadership

Hands-on mentoring and the chance to network and grow with a group of your peers

This program will not only teach you to be a successful project manager, but will also give you the skills needed to be a successful professional in any corporate setting.

As a LEAD Participant, you will learn about Cox Communications and the Telecommunications industry at-large through a series of functional rotational assignments, spanning across the company. Throughout the program, you will receive on-the-job and classroom training plus targeted development opportunities to help you hone in on your strengths and develop your career interests. The end result increased readiness for a leadership role within Cox Communications!

General Responsibilities:

Opportunity to support or lead projects under moderate supervision

Manage the end-to-end project life cycle

Analyze business situations, create processes, and demonstrate problem solving and analytical thinking skills for the success of the project

Track and analyze project budgets

Report, communicate, and influence both project deliverables and team members

Create and manage relationships with internal and external customers and key stakeholders

Create and lead presentations to team members and senior leadership

Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills

Excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout the organization. Strong communication, relationship building, and organization skills

Computer skills which includes: Microsoft Office Suite and online research

U.S work authorization, sponsorship is not available for this program

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor s Degree and/or advanced degree

Minimum 3.0 GPA

Some travel may be required (up to 10%)

Organization:Cox Communications, Inc.
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-
Travel:Yes, 5 % of the Time

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

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5,001-10,000 Employees
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6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30328

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