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Lead Technical Project Manager, Supply Chain Systems

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: High Point
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:



Logistics done differently. At XPO Logistics, we believe that providing superior support and solutions for our customers drives our success, and we want to put you behind the wheel. As the Lead Project Manager, Technology, you will coordinate and lead project work and team members to deliver information technology projects with agility. Fortune named XPO as one of the most admired companies in the world and Forbes listed us as one of America's best employers. If you're looking for a growth opportunity with a company that's clearly going places, join us at XPO. 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:

  • Use agile methodology to deliver IT solutions through researching, planning, communicating and coordinating across the IT team and other departments
  • Manage IT projects through the application of generally accepted project management principles and XPO Project Management methodology, including agile project management
  • Facilitate resources and timetables to complete IT projects
  • Coordinate geographically dispersed project teams for data integrations, system consolidations, software development, business onboarding projects and other tasks
  • Conduct system audits of implemented technologies through data analysis and writing complex SQL statements
  • Recommend IT strategies, policies and procedures by evaluating organizational outcomes; identify problems, assess trends and anticipate requirements
  • Forecast requirements to accomplish financial objectives; prepare an annual budget, schedule expenditures and analyze variancesWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 4 years of experience in the application of agile project management methodology in data management, data warehousing and Business Intelligence (BI) projects in the retail, logistics or supply chain industries
    • Experience with testing the quality of data produced by project teams, analyzing data and effectively explaining results to business analysts
    • Extensive breadth of experience delivering complex projects within budget and scope
    • Demonstrated ability to write proficient SQL queries for relational databases, analyze data and assess data quality
    • Expert knowledge of project management methodologies and tools
    • Strong understanding of retail, logistics and supply chainIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
        • 5 years of experience as an IT project manager
        • PMP, CSM, NRF Retail or Supply Chain certifications
        • Ability to work independently, solving complex problems in an ambiguous environment
        • Strong business acumen and understanding of business drivers and issues surrounding a project
        • Superior interpersonal and conflict resolution skills; solid risk management skills
        • Ability to negotiate and build consensus with various groupsBe 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. XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, High Point , Lead Technical Project Manager, Supply Chain Systems, Executive , High Point, North Carolina

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