Senior Project Manager, Product Launch

Cox Enterprises   •  

Mission, KS

Industry: Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 45 days ago

This is not your average project manager role. Xtime is looking for someone with project management experience to join our Readiness Team. The ideal candidate is not scared to roll up their sleeves, drive change and challenge the status quo. We are looking for exceptional communication and organization skills. Xtime's Readiness organization is accountable for launching high stakes, high visibility projects. The Readiness team is responsible for developing clear plans and orchestrating multiple teams in a cross-functional organization with differing priorities.

  • Lead the development and communication of comprehensive product launch strategies
  • Own the full project lifecycle, including analysis, design, development, delivery and post-delivery support
  • Proven experience in operational change management
  • Proven experience in building and maintaining relationships with offsite team members
  • Ensure the project deliverables are on time and at the required level of quality
  • Effectively communicate project status, impacts, and barriers to the executive team
  • Provide a holistic view of their project while managing trade-offs, dependencies and cross project alignment
  • Work effectively on multiple projects at one time
  • Mentor and coach other members of the Readiness Team
  • Work with cross-functional leaders to gather feedback for process improvement
  • Constantly evaluate team processes and recommend areas for improvement
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Xtime and Cox Automotive suite of products
  • Be a Readiness advocate throughout the organization, constantly driving awareness


  • 5+ years business experience in functional areas such as technology sales, service, marketing, or operations
  • 3+ years of project management experience delivering medium to large scale projects
  • Experience directing employees, contractors and consultants in a project team setting or cross-functional work environment
  • Experience writing, tracking and communicating detailed project plans
  • Experience in writing and/or reviewing business and technical specifications or other project documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional listening and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter capable of working independently or in a collaborative environment
  • Proven track record of successfully owning and planning the full lifecycle of a product launch

Requisition Number: 192536