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Project Manager, Technology

Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

 

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. 

 

Project Manager, Technology, you’ll fulfill IT application development project responsibilities to ensure the successful implementation of technology solutions in support of XPO Logistics objectives. You’ll be the liaison between IT departments, business operations, internal business partners, vendors, and external clients.

 

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:

  • Coordinate’s implementation and delivery of project deliverables and systems
  • Coordinates future releases’ planning and scoping
  • Coordinate team member assignments, schedules, status reporting, and adherence to the project’s management methodology in conjunction with resource manager
  • Maintain key project documents and provide clear verbal/written communication to IT Managers/Business Stakeholders including: Project Plan/Project Schedule, work estimate, testing and quality control plan/schedule, risk management plan, Training plan/schedule, change control process, Project templates, forms, and Jira/Confluence document storage locations, Other tools and templates as needed
  • Liaison with internal cross-functional teams such as: Finance, Product, Technology, Infrastructure, Legal, Information Security, etc 
  • Organize and facilitate meetings needed to accomplishing project objectives
  • Proactively identify, manage, and resolve issues and risk

What you need to succeed at XPO:           

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience 
  • 1 year of direct project management experience in a fast-paced software development environment
  • Experience with Jira

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 3 years of hands-on experience in presenting and interacting with both IT and business staff, recent enterprise level experience
  • 2 years of cross functional business experience including one or more of the following:  technical project management, warehousing and/or transportation management, IT solutions development, customer relationships
  • Agile project management training is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and any project/scheduling management tools such as MS Project
  • Experience using Jira to manage project delivery

Be part of something big.

 

XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 


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