1+ months

Senior Manager, Client Operations (DMD-Co-Op)

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
*Primary Location: *3003 Summit Blvd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *Yes, 5 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *213110
The Senior Manager, Client Operations (DMD, Co-Op) is responsible for providing leadership, vision, and direction to enable the DMD and Co-Op departments to operate at optimal efficiency and deliver on commitments to achieve service standards. This person will also function as a business liaison/sponsor of special requests or initiatives identified as strategic in achieving the business objectives of the organization. Such special request may include but are not limited to initiatives which would be managed by product, IT, project management and worked by business partners and other enterprise entities. The Senior Manager, of DMD, Co-Op will ensure active participation/representation at planning meetings and will provide structured updates to the of DMD, Co-Op organization on progress and timelines impacting operations. The Senior Manager is a trusted advisor of executive management and assists with developing and implementing the long-term vision of DMD, Co-Op improving operational execution and enhancing the overall experience of Cox Automotive customers and employees. This individual will be expected to exercise sound judgment within broadly defined practices and policies and will regularly interact with all levels of management, staff, other organizations within the company, and customers. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Client Operations.





*Duties and Responsibilities:*




* *Management of Personnel*: Thinks strategically about how to establish operational policies and procedures for product execution and departmental/team activities, metrics and performance. Manage, coach and develop teams to ensure execution of all business deliverables, Key Performance Indicators, and the overall objectives of the department while also ensuring members experience the challenges and career growth that produce future leaders. The timely hiring of budgeted headcount. Must be able to build and maintain diverse teams.

* *Goal Setting*: Motivate and drive the team in establishing goals. Direct the development and implementation of activities of personnel engaged in the departments daily operations to attain organizational goals consistent with quality and delivery requirements

* *Customer Service:** *Ensure timely, quality service and high level of customer satisfaction; Manage and communicate expectations related to operations as well as projects to senior leadership. Manage cross-departmental relationships with partner teams. Serve as the escalation point for your leadership team and sales partners.

* *Issue Resolution:** *Proactively work to identify and resolve issues. Maintain a working knowledge of Cox Automotive applications, product suites, customers, and reporting capabilities. Demonstrate the strong analytical ability to identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions across and up the management chain.

* *Relationship Building:** *Foster a partnership relationship with other organizations across AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Dealer.com, other Cox entities, dealers and customers, both internal and external. Work closely within the Dealer Services departments, IT, and other business areas to rationalize business requirements and facilitate successful implementation; Act as primary point of contact for all vendor relationships, escalations, and other customer services issues.

* *Process Improvement:* Proactively identify opportunities for process improvements, develop the business case, project plan and drive subsequent implementation and execution.

* *Budget Management: * Manage budget within assigned perimeters


Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree in technical, business, or management discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

* Demonstrated success in operating multiple and diverse teams in a complex support organization

* 10+ years of professional experience

* 3+ years of experience in a management or leadership role. Excellent management skills and the ability to promote a team environment are essential

* Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, multi-tasked, team environment in which strong attention to detail is expected.

* Superb communication, follow up, facilitation and strategic planning skills are needed.

* Highly motivated with a focus on driving results through diverse teams.

* Team-focused, with a proven track record of coaching and development for the purpose of building bench strength.

* Demonstrated experience in organizing, prioritizing, and coordinating complex team efforts.

* Demonstrated ability to develop creative ideas for solving issues and track record for execution.

* Customer-focused attitude with awareness or knowledge of the Adobe Suite products, HTML/Javascript.

* Experience with business support software applications such as MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Visio, etc.) required.

* Automotive knowledge is a plus.



Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We 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.
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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Posted: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-06-16

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