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Carrier Project Manager II - Billing Team: Cox Business

Company: Cox Communications Inc
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Location: 6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Chesapeake, VA, USDivision: Cox CommunicationsJob Level: Manager/Senior ManagerTravel: Yes, 5 % of the TimeSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 218790_05913415Responsible for the Project Management of all Cox Businesss National Carrier Customers - "Carrier Projects". These customers (AT&T Wireline, AT&T Mobility, Verizon, Sprint, etc.) are a part of the 200+ Carrier customers that Cox serves nationally. Carrier Projects span multiple states and require national project management disciplines (customer communications, project reprioritization, internal / customer negotiation, and portfolio / project risk management) for these multi-month(s) / year(s) projects supporting these customers. This position has independent discretion (up to $25K / per project) for the management of all types of Carrier projects including new installs, upgrades / downgrades, off net builds - including multiple cell tower circuits, and dark fiber circuit projects, small cell projects, as well as some Type III projects outside of COXs footprint. This position will determine the total duration needed for each type of project and oversee the end to end process with support from their field PM peers managing the construction boundary partners. This position requires a high level of professionalism due to the communication and decision making required for these customers.This position is required to build and manage the project plan and performs quality audits. This position ensures 100% accuracy and integrity of customer data in multiple (OMS) Project Management Systems - enabling Workflow to be moved to the various Cox teams, all within the negotiated agreed timeline. This position is also responsible for managing all relevant project changes from a financial perspective. All projects and all project changes are managed in agreement with CCIs best financial interests, and comply with Carrier specific Master Service Agreements (MSA) and/or associated Amendments for compliance to Terms and Pricing. This position works the plan and resolves any date conflicts with customer, sales team, Field - PMs and internal boundary partners. This position proactively addresses questions from customers on details of services being installed and ensures understanding of project lifecycle, duration, risk items and risk mitigations plans. This position will include both Project Initiation (Pre-Fulfillment) and Project Close out (Post-Fulfillment) activities that enable quality projects implemented to our customers satisfaction.This position is a part of a team that supports medium to large sized Carriers in both simple and highly complex multi-site wireline and wireless projects. This role requires attention to detail as projects and MSA agreements are highly complex and will require partnership and intense coordination with others (e.g. Field Fulfillment - Program Management, sales, etc.). Supports longer term sales cycles (e.g. multiple months to years). Requires a high level of professionalism due to level and types of clients.MAJOR TASKS

  • Manage the Disconnect and Early Term Liability Process
  • Disconnect SME for Cox Business Sales Partners
  • Ability to understand clauses within the Master Service Agreements (MSAs)
  • Ability to calculate Early Term Liability charges
  • Manages multiple Carrier projects concurrently
  • Apply pricing to individual orders using MSA or Quoted pricing agreements
  • Manages Carrier Orders (Wireline and Wireless) using multiple systems - into Granite works/Granite/ OPTIX / AOMS / CABS / SharePoint / MS Teams with all pertinent customer project information such as project due date, customer location information
  • Partners with Fulfillment PMs and other internal partners to solve project delays (serviceability, project prioritization, construction, etc.)
  • Proactive Customer Communications:
  • Provides each customer with necessary status (at a Carrier level) with their projects, due dates and current state of install. Includes risk and notes from all field teams as needed.
  • Single point of contact for managing Customer Escalations / Clarifications (project changes / cancels / disputes) prior to bill
  • Conducts monthly market calls with CAM / PM and Atlanta Sales / Install Funnel / Builds Risk Mitigation Plan
  • Other internal projects as assigned - Works with boundary partners for any OMS simplification / conversion programs (Granite / CABS automation, Quality / Transaction Reduction Projects / ICOMS / CABS Conversions projects, etc.)
  • Partners with National Account Mgrs. to address unique Carrier requests.
  • Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment to size and plan each Carrier project, including project reprioritizations - nationally. Manage the project from initiation to billing complete
  • Partners with CB Markets, and National Carrier customers in planning and defining multiple customer projects and project priorities, Carrier resource allocation and timing of deliverables.
  • Drive OMS, Granite, CABS data base clean up completion
  • Applies regulatory knowledge for all pre and post installation activities.Qualifications:REQUIRED
    • 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.)
    • 5+ years of experience required in related field (i.e. Project Management etc.)
    • Ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail
    • Proficient in the following applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, MS Teams, SharePoint)
    • Ability to align and collaborate strategically with cross functional teams
    • Project Management tools
    • Excellent interpersonal and proactive customer service skills
    • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Required knowledge of Carrier project management process
    • Works effectively with teams throughout the organization
    • Experience in the telecommunications industry
    • High Energy with the desire to learn and grow
    • Team Player
    • Willingness to take action and be accountable for results
    • BS/ BA degree in related discipline (i.e. Business, etc.).PREFERRED
      • Advanced MS Excel skills such as Pivot Tables, Vlookups, Conditional Formatting, etc.
      • Analytical billing/pricing experienceWho 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 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.

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