Senior Project Manager

XPO Logistics High Point , NC 27261

Posted 2 months ago

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly growing global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune Magazine and one of America's best employers by Forbes. As the Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of IT projects with agility by coordinating project work and team members. You'll find yourself immersed in a dynamic environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit. We'll give you the support you need to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Deliver information technology solutions using agile methodology, including researching, planning, communicating and coordinating across the IT team and other departments

  • Manage projects through the application of generally accepted project management principles and XPO project management methodology, including agile project management

  • Complete projects by facilitating resources and timetables within IT and across other departments through the analysis of data and creation of complex SQL statements

  • Coordinate geographically dispersed project teams for data integrations, system consolidations, software development, business onboarding projects, etc.

  • Verify results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented by data analysis and complex SQL statements

  • Recommend strategies, policies and procedures by evaluating organizational outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements

  • Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures and analyzing variances

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience

  • 2 years of experience as an IT project manager

  • 2 years of experience in the application of agile project management methodology in data management, data warehousing and business intelligence projects in the retail, logistics or supply chain industries

  • Demonstrated ability to assess data quality and analyze data, including the quality of data produced by project teams

  • Experience analyzing data and effectively explaining results to business analysts

  • Extensive breadth of experience delivering complex projects within budget and scope

  • Expert knowledge of and experience with project management methodologies and tools

  • Strong knowledge of retail, logistics and supply chain

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Master's degree

  • 5 years of experience as an IT project manager

  • Ability to work autonomously, solving complex problems in an ambiguous environment

  • Business acumen and understanding of business drivers and issues surrounding a project

  • Superior interpersonal skills and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to negotiate and build consensus with various stakeholder groups

  • Strong issue resolution and risk management skills

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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