Project Manager in Charlotte, NC at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

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Job Description


The Project Manager is a key member of the Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO), dedicated to managing strategic projects for Sonic Automotive and EchoPark Automotive. This position works closely with executive and business sponsors, business process owners, business analysts and other Sonic departments and vendors to complete projects on-time and within budget.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities
•         Active participation in the following:
o   Organizing and leading project team meetings
o   Reporting project status to the Director, EPMO and executive leadership
o   Change management
•         Manages project scope outlined by the business sponsor and business process owner.
•         Facilitates team meetings and working sessions.
•         Able to work independently and within cross-functional teams.
•         Able to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
•         Able to communicate status, changes, and issues to stakeholders.
•         Able to develop solutions, in conjunction with project stakeholders, meet changing demands and expectations of the project and team.
•         Able to identify project risks and develop and communicate risk mitigation strategies to the project team and executive leadership.

•         Strong soft skills – verbal, written, collaboration and team building.
•         Bachelor’s degree and 6 - 8 years of Project Management experience.
•         Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is required or demonstrated work towards achieving the certification is preferred.
•         Problem solver with the initiative to think critically to identify improvement opportunities.
•         Demonstrated ability to organize, coordinate, and execute on details, while keeping the big picture in sight.
•         Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple, concurrent projects.
•         Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams and as an individual contributor.

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