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Senior Project Manager, Operations

Company: GXO Logistics
Location: High Point
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:



Logistics at full potential. At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. As the Senior Project Manager, Operations, you will play a key role in contributing to the operational efficiency and financial success of the company through effective planning, execution, resource management and delivery of projects on time and on budget. 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 more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Manage assigned local and/or remote staff, including mentoring and training, resolving issues/problems and ensuring staff matches the requirements of the client's service levels
  • Serve as a development and educational resource for team members; provide opportunities for team members so they can continue to grow, develop and earn recognition
  • Set defined expectations for performance and ensure team members achieve or exceed those expectations
  • Create a collaborative, enjoyable work environment that is conducive to effective creative thinking
  • Act as the primary project management leader for new business pursuits from sales to startup
  • Directly manage milestones, project workflows and resourcing for assigned projects/clients
  • Define key skills, training and development paths for the teamWhat you need to succeed at GXO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 2 years of management experience in the Project Management Office (PMO) function
    • Experience working with remote teams (onsite/offshore setup)
    • Experience in staff management and development
    • Microsoft Office experienceIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Experience in a transportation, supply chain, logistics, distribution or manufacturing environment
      • Availability to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings and weekends; travel 25-40% of the time
      • Strong understanding of professional services economics, and experience with change management processes
      • Strong track record of hiring and mentoring project management talent
      • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilitiesBe part of something big. GXO 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 GXO 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.
        GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO 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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: GXO Logistics, High Point , Senior Project Manager, Operations, Professions , High Point, North Carolina

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