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Senior Project Manager, Pricing

Company: GXO
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Logistics at full potential. -At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels -who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work -and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.As the Senior Project Manager, Pricing, you will manage complex, cross-functional initiatives to achieve the strategic objectives of our pricing organization. In this role you will develop and maintain the project scope and road map by independently managing the entire project management lifecycle process. If you're looking for an outstanding growth opportunity, join us at GXO. 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 more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Manage a diverse scope of projects with end-to-end delivery
  • Identify areas of improvement through strong analytical and problem-solving skills, particularly to tackle existing and new issues within the Pricing organization
  • Identify current, unstructured processes and manual solutions that need to be deconstructed
  • Devise a more elegant, efficient solution that saves all levels of the organization time and money
  • Make incremental progress on changes and new projects/processes so benefits are derived in real-time -
  • Prepare status reports and coordinate development of training materials to enable successful deployment of projects
  • Effectively communicate issues and risk to all stakeholders, including senior management up to CEO
  • Manage training program for the Pricing organization to enhance the new hire and onboarding experience for the pricing team
  • Act as administrator for implemented programs What you need to succeed at GXO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 2 years of business experience in project management
    • Deep, full lifecycle project management experience
    • Functional knowledge of project management methodologies (such as Agile, Scrum, Lean, etc.)
    • Experience with project management software such as Smartsheet, Microsoft 364 SharePoint/List, etc.
    • Strong working knowledge with Microsoft OfficeIt'd be great if you also have:
      • PMP Certification
      • Strong ability to operate independently
      • 5 years of business experience in project management
      • Ability to convey issues and come up with effective solutions
      • Knowledge in project/program management tools
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as to have the ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
      • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
      • Experience in change management We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.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.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.GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO 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 GXO's candidate privacy statement

Keywords: GXO, Chicago , Senior Project Manager, Pricing, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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