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Program Manager

XPO Logistics, Inc.
Chicago, IL 60602
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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 Program Manager, you'll be responsible for managing status, initiatives, projects and programs across multiple business units within the XPO Transport organization for both North America and Europe. You'll work directly with Engineering Leads, Scrum Masters, Scrum Teams, Architects, UX/UI team and other program leads in providing status and deliverables. 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:

  • Program planning across multiple business units and teams, for software development
  • Align and gather estimates with the key leads across the IT teams in North America, India and Europe
  • Participate and lead regular status meetings along with updating and publish status reports
  • Identify cross team dependencies and manage deliverable timelines
  • Provide communication to leadership of delays, prioritization changes, key risks, concerns, outages, etc.
  • Approve and manage timesheets in Planview, in conjunction with people managers
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationship across all the disperse teams
  • Assist in driving the overall quarterly roadmaps and deliverable timelines process
  • Working in software development tools such as JIRA

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • 4 years of relevant experience in program or project management
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail orientated and responsive
  • Excellent creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be conclusive, results-oriented, and strategic in thinking and approach

It'd be great if you also have:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • 1 year of experience in Agile/Scrum
  • Confirmed logistics or supply chain management knowledge
  • JIRA advanced roadmap planning/JIRA admin skills
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Planview experience

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.

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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