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Product Manager - Chicago, IL - Hybrid

Requisition Id:  336628
Business Unit:  Brokerage
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

 

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 Product Manager, you will find yourself immersed in a rapidly growing environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit. We’ll give you the support you need to excel at work, and the resources to build a career that will exceed your expectations. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Lead strategic discussions and ideation sessions with business leaders to form productive, trusting relationships
  • Cultivate product positioning and benefit statements, partnering with the marketing team to create collateral that generates excitement and makes it easy for users to adopt and understand the benefits
  • Define a thoughtful, detailed and executable rollout strategy for new features, releases and products
  • Write business cases, perform ROI analyses, and prioritize and write user stories; partner with development team to break things down and plan them into releases
  • Focus on building value for our business, not just adding features; develop innovative and unique product offerings by leveraging knowledge of the key market challenges that exist in competitor products
  • Facilitate cross-functional communication and decision-making, while also developing key stakeholder relationships in various locations
  • Engage with business stakeholders to learn about the industry and acquire a deep understanding of its processes

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 3 years of related experience leading technology-related product marketing activities, positioning products and partnering with graphics and marketing teams to create videos and collateral materials.

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 5 years of software product management experience within Agile development environment
  • Ability to simplify and articulate complex technical topics for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a passion to deliver solutions that bring most business value
  • Proficiency with collaboration tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Visio
  • Understanding and use of basic SQL
  • Experience working in organization with geographically distributed teams and stakeholders
  • Mid- to senior-level product experience, including leading meetings and presenting to executives while being their main resource for all things related to technology innovation
  • Proven experience in leading innovation, influencing stakeholders and driving a product roadmap
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

Be part of something big.

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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.  
 

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