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Senior Project Manager

Date: 15-Sep-2021

Location: Wellingborough, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re are looking for a talented Senior Project Manager. You will play a key role in contributing to the operational efficiency and financial success of the company through effective planning, execution, resource management and delivery of projects on time and on budget. If you’re ready to grow your career, we have the opportunity for you here at XPO.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We’re looking to offer a salary up to £60,000 per annum depending on experience. In addition to a car allowance, we also offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme, XPO University, a workplace pension, and many other perks.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manage projects on behalf of GXO and the customer, Costa.
  • Work with the business and customer on potential ideas or problems and solutions and commercially assess viability and feasibility
  • Set defined expectations for performance and ensure project members achieve or exceed those expectations
  • Create a collaborative, enjoyable work environment that is conducive to effective creative thinking
  • Directly manage milestones, project workflows and resourcing for assigned projects/clients and define key skills, training and development paths for the team
  • Manage expectations of customers and deliver on commitments
  • Facilitate between the customer, the operation and project team to ensure solutions are implemented, embedded and sustainable after they go live

 

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Experience working with customers as well as experience in transportation, supply chain, logistics, distribution, or manufacturing environment
  • Good commercial understanding of the drivers of supply chain and added value solutions
  • Strong understanding of professional services economics, and experience with change management processes
  • Strong track record of hiring and mentoring project management talent
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

 

Be part of something big.

 

GXO 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 GXO a great place to work.

 

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 GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 


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