Senior Project Manager, Technology - Hybrid

Requisition Id:  362408
Business Unit:  Corporate

Portland, OR, US, 97209


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 Senior Project Manager, Technology, you will lead, execute, and deliver XPO’s most important Finance Systems Projects. You will manage all aspects of an SDLC process including project timelines, scope, budgets, resources, and delivery; and troubleshoot problems, implement solutions, and monitor the effectiveness of the systems that keep XPO running smoothly.


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, execute, and deliver XPO’s most important finance-driven projects
  • Follow standard project methodology and a defined SDLC process to lead the project team in creating industry-changing applications for the industry
  • Provide regular status updates to team members and stakeholders
  • Manage all aspects of an SDLC process including project timelines, scope, budgets, resources, and delivery
  • Coordinate with all business and IT stakeholders to deliver projects
  • Work to continually improve the project methodology, SDLC process, deliverable templates, etc.
  • Act as mentor and coach to other project managers on the team

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’ experience in the application of Agile/Waterfall project management methodology in financial system implementation/integration, and data management
  • Proven experience managing projects using waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Extensive breadth of experience delivering complex projects within budget and scope
  • Expert knowledge with Project Management methodologies and tools
  • Experience in Stakeholder management, effectively communicating out status and mitigating project risks in collaboration with the project team
  • Ability to work autonomously, solving complex problems in an ambiguous environment

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business-related discipline (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • 5+ years’ experience as IT Project Manager and PMP certified
  • Experience leading implementations of financial systems
  • Worked in the IT/Finance area of a logistics and or supply chain organization
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate and drive a team of business and IT professionals
  • Impeccable verbal and written communications skills to work effectively with senior stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills with ability to identify and resolve problems

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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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