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Lead Program Manager, Technology

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Marietta
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Lead Program Manager, Technology, you'll be responsible for managing the budget, programs, and financials for the shared services organization. The person will be responsible to ensure that programs are estimated, budgeted and resource allocated to the right levels and closing the books with finance for the shared services financials. You will drive the vision for establishing a solid process around SDLC from a financials and budget planning perspective, selectin tools and instituting processes as needed. This role is critical in positioning XPO for long-term success.

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 the budgeting process and actuals within the IT shared services organization
  • Responsible for financial close for the IT shared services team, in conjunctions with Corp. Finance
  • Ensure that budget forecast and actuals are aligned, and resources are leveled appropriately working with the rest of the organization
  • Responsible for financial/HC and actuals reports for the organization
  • Responsible for linking budget planning and forecasting to release and project managers for impact assessment
  • Prepares business cases working with the different leads
  • Builds and manages strong working relationship within the teams

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 4 or more years' overall combined project and program management experience; -Experience in project and portfolio management tools is a must (SAP PPM.....etc)
  • Demonstrated experience in managing large budgets ($10M+).
  • Experience in reporting technologies (BO/OBIEE/Cognos, etc.) is needed to deliver reports to management.
  • Time reporting relationship to actuals and systems knowledge required.
  • Budgeting/Resources planning and release management experience.

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Information Systems and/or equivalent formal training or work experience
  • Experience in program management technologies (SAP PPM/Microsoft MPP), and reporting technologies (BO/OBIEE/Cognos, etc.)
  • ERP program management
  • M&A/Divestiture knowledge

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Program Manager, Information Technology, IT Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Engineer, Management, Technology, Operations, Engineering

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