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Lead Project Manager, HR PMO - GXO Logistics

Date: Apr 19, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30349

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

This role will support the recently announced GXO part of the organization, which represents the intended spinoff of our global contract logistics business.  GXO stands for ‘Game Changing Opportunities’; with ~100,000 people comprising GXO’s global team, we are on a journey toward a new era, together. We’re a bold, future-focused company, driven by technology. If you’re excited about reaching your full potential, we have an opportunity for you.


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), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Create and manage cohesive highly confidential project programs and plans with identifiable critical paths, task dependencies, risk/issue mitigation processes and major milestones 
  • Work with business process owners to identify and scope areas of opportunity   
  • Creatively scope, manage and implement projects to meet business needs
  • Provide leadership for project execution for both internal departments and external clients; offer direction and guidance to the project team and communicate project requirements to internal and external stakeholders 
  • Build strong relationships and collaborations with senior leadership to support company goals
  • Develop customer presentations that illustrate solution components and value propositions 
  • Support other project managers and project team members as needed


What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical field or equivalent business experience
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma experience
  • At least 4 years work experience, preferably in Human Resources, HRIT or logistics field.
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate information in a clear and understandable manner
  • Willing to travel up to 10%

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Lean or Six Sigma Certification and/or PMP or SPHR/PHR
  • Experience working in transportation/logistics industry
  • HR systems experience

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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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