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Director, Project Management

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 out of the top 50 logistics companies in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. We’re always looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Director of Project Management, Implementations, you will support the development and lead the implementation of the XPO Operating System (XOS). You will influence all levels of operations to drive culture and performance improvement within the supply chain network. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

 

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 and lead a team of project managers to drive results across integrated work streams
  • Directly oversee and lead a portfolio of new implementations, expansions and projects in the supply chain
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external partners to deliver projects on time and on budget, while meeting all expectations
  • Conceptualize a future state in relatable terms to site operations teams and executive leaders; develop the change management plan for effective and efficient implementation
  • Articulate, execute and align internal and external customers on the project management framework and operating model required to ensure deliverables are met
  • Create visibility into risks and issues, and create the conditions for resolution
  • Report site deployment and project execution progress using standard reporting templates

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 10 years of progressive experience in project management or supply chain management in a distribution center environment or a related field
  • Experience leading large-scale, multisite and/or multiregional projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Project management certification 
  • Availability to travel at least 75% of the time, occasionally on short notice
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Strong project and time management skills with the ability to multitask and manage customer expectations
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and experience with informal authority
  • Outstanding interpersonal and management skills; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and get along with diverse personalities

Be part of something big.

 

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

 

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.


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