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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Seattle, WA, US, 98104

Company: CDK

Job Description

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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  



Project Managers work in conjunction with Client Experience stakeholders to deliver results across various projects. These projects can range from 2 weeks to 4+ months (on average) depending on size and scope of the projects assigned. The PM is responsible for managing all Services related tasks on assigned projects from launch kick-off through project launch and deployment and works with the Project Team on all stages of the project lifecycle.

The Project Manager I will help ensure successful completion of the project according to the project plan and launch timelines and project expectations. The Project Manager I is also the primary point of contact for the Services teams and interfaces with corporate project teams for all scheduled activities and implementation tasks relating to assigned projects.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding and interpreting project scope, gathering business requirements (if applicable), review of functional specifications, developing project plans and timelines, planning and conducting regular Services project meetings for assigned projects, resource coordination, and preparing and completing required project documentation.
  • The PM must be highly proactive, taking ownership of the project issues and challenges impacting the Services group, overcoming obstacles, and completing assigned tasks on time as per project timelines.
  • The PM must also represent the interests of the Services group when working on assigned projects and drive open issues and feedback back to project teams and management as needed.

Principle Duties

  • Manage day-to-day activities of multiple assigned projects including coordination of cross-functional teams
  • Interface with internal staff on project details, status, and requirements
  • Manages project communication including project meetings, status updates, project messaging; including communications with other Cobalt teams and Senior leadership
  • Performs intermediate level of business requirements analysis on assigned projects
  • Remove identified blockers that jeopardize the ability to meet agreed upon deliverables
  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary teams and communicates priorities among the project team as needed
  • Provide full and accurate project communication and messaging with the internal teams
  • Ensure completion of project deliverables and tasks with adherence to established timelines
  • Required to maintain diplomacy in all situations, and work with team members on issues resolutions


Secondary Functions:

  • Staying current on CDK products and tools as well as internal workflows
  • Writing project documentation and maintaining documentation within assigned tools (e.g. knowledge management, project logs, etc)





CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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