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Vice President, Account Management

Date: Apr 2, 2019

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level? 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. Our success depends on our ability to provide exceptional support and solutions for our customers. As the Vice President of Account Management, you will be responsible for all strategic planning and account management for selected accounts. Your primary focus will be on developing relationships with XPO executives and client decision-makers to successfully expand the utilization of our services and products. You will be the voice of the customer (VOC) within our organization, so we’ll expect you to express this voice with passion and pride. Become a part of our rapidly-growing, dynamic team and we'll help you build 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Strategically build and nurture customer relationships through world-class performance, open/direct communication, astute problem-solving and the collaborative alignment of goals
  • Grow new organic opportunities with customers to diversify and expand our core business
  • Manage and prioritize all opportunities to enhance client relationships and accelerate the decision- making process that will grow the business
  • Collaborate with the senior management team to create a strategic and tactical plan to develop and implement customer-facing, consequential solutions
  • Strategize with account management team each week regarding any opportunities to ensure solutions are being effectively communicated; accurately forecast respective opportunities based on realistic assessments
  • Develop specific plans on how to develop, grow and strengthen client relationships
  • Prepare detailed plans, including defining activities, sequencing tasks, assigning resource requirements and providing duration estimates
  • Act as a liaison with key clients, including senior-level sponsors, partners and vendors, to define program scope and ensure the timely delivery of all program components
  • Monitor and communicate progress; collaborate with clients to publish status reports and handle and report on issues and action items

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Operations Management
  • 10 or more years of supply chain operational experience and knowledge, coupled with business development and/or sales experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and collaborative skills; able to consistently lead teams to deliver positive results
  • Proven ability to balance the voice of the customer (VOC) with influencing internal management to meet financial and customer expectations

It’d be great if you also have:

  • MBA
  • Availability to travel 50% of the time
  • Experience with inside sales with current customers; ability to diligently and professionally handle existing customers
  • Innovative, decisive leadership skills with a strong results orientation
  • Confirmed reciprocal and innovative mindset; strategic in thinking and approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and management skills; able to work in a team environment and harmonize with diverse personalities
  • Proven confidence to take calculated risks; able to make strategic, results-oriented decisions and accept responsibility for the results (positive or negative)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

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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