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Senior Technology Project Manager

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. As the Senior Technology Project Manager, you will oversee the people and processes required to complete complex technology projects, including developing comprehensive and executable plans, leading and driving completion of plans, and providing senior leadership and other stakeholders with the status and risks of assigned projects. 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 more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Oversee complex technology projects, including developing detailed and executable plans with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, risk and issue mitigation processes, and major milestones; manage the approved plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time and quality parameters
  • Provide project leadership to both internal departments and external clients; give work direction to the project team and communicate project requirements
  • Act as liaison between functional groups within XPO and clients during implementation and transition to ongoing support; ensure clear lines of communication between all teams
  • Apply comprehensive technical knowledge and management experience to analyze and resolve complex work problems; collaborate and lead the design and implementation of solutions as needed
  • Develop presentations to communicate plans, status and risks to senior leaders, clients and other stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with senior leaders and cross-functional teams to improve the project management function

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in project management or other management/supervisory experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or business combined with IT/technical experience
  • 1 year of logistics or transportation 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: Portland Oregon

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