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IT Project Analyst

Requisition Id:  58253
Business Unit:  Corporate
Location: 

Boston, MA, US, 02111

 

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we invest over $450 million in technology every year so that we can continue to develop state-of-the-art solutions for our customers. As the IT Project Coordinator, you will focus on ensuring the successful implementation of technology solutions by coordinating multiple aspects of the project, including scope, schedule, budget, quality, communication, risk management and issue management. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you build a career that you can be proud of.

 

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:

  • Organize and facilitate meetings to accomplish project objectives
  • Handle implementation and delivery of project deliverables and systems
  • Identify, manage and resolve issues and risks
  • Maintain key project documents and processes; provide clear verbal and written communication to project managers and stakeholders
  • Act as a liaison with internal cross-functional teams such as Finance, Product, Technology, Infrastructure, Legal, Information Security, etc.
  • Partner with vendors and external clientsLead and coordinate team members’ assignments, schedules, status reporting and adherence to the project’s management methodology

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2 years of dynamically complex project coordination experience working in a PMO environment supporting project managers using an established project management methodology; this includes recent college graduates
  • Ability to work under established guidelines and controls, including budget and requisition guidelines and policies, Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC), Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and infrastructure guidelines
  • Working knowledge of and experience with basic business/accounting principles and transportation management
  • Strong proficiency with Windows applications and Microsoft Office
  • Occasional ability to work nonstandard business hours based on specific project demands

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • PMP certification
  • 3 years of hands-on experience in presenting and interacting with both IT and business staff; recent enterprise-level project/program experience
  • Familiarity with the most widely known and emerging tools, technologies and social applications
  • Ability to prioritize regular workload, special tasks and concurrent projects, allocating time and resources to ensure that work is completed accurately and efficiently within established time frames
  • Strong ability to communicate business needs to technical people, and to communicate and simplify complex technical information for nontechnical audiences

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.

 

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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