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Lead Program Manager, Technology

Requisition Id:  330316
Business Unit:  Last Mile

Marietta, GA, US, 30062


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Lead Program Manager, Technology, you’ll be responsible for managing the budget, programs, and financials for the shared services organization. The person will be responsible to ensure that programs are estimated, budgeted and resource allocated to the right levels and closing the books with finance for the shared services financials. You will drive the vision for establishing a solid process around SDLC from a financials and budget planning perspective, selectin tools and instituting processes as needed. This role is critical in positioning XPO for long-term success.


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:

  • Lead the budgeting process and actuals within the IT shared services organization
  • Responsible for financial close for the IT shared services team, in conjunctions with Corp. Finance
  • Ensure that budget forecast and actuals are aligned, and resources are leveled appropriately working with the rest of the organization
  • Responsible for financial/HC and actuals reports for the organization
  • Responsible for linking budget planning and forecasting to release and project managers for impact assessment
  • Prepares business cases working with the different leads
  • Builds and manages strong working relationship within the teams

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 4 or more years’ overall combined project and program management experience; -Experience in project and portfolio management tools is a must (SAP PPM.....etc)
  • Demonstrated experience in managing large budgets ($10M+).
  • Experience in reporting technologies (BO/OBIEE/Cognos, etc.) is needed to deliver reports to management.
  • Time reporting relationship to actuals and systems knowledge required.
  • Budgeting/Resources planning and release management experience.

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Information Systems and/or equivalent formal training or work experience
  • Experience in program management technologies (SAP PPM/Microsoft MPP), and reporting technologies (BO/OBIEE/Cognos, etc.)
  • ERP program management
  • M&A/Divestiture knowledge

Be part of something big.


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.


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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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