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Director, Product Management

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

XPO Logistics provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies and we're constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance, and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Director, Product Management, you will be the responsible for defining and implementing products and features for our customers related to XPO Logistics' Smart Suite and other Business Unit applications that are or may be integrated. On our team, you will have the support to excel in this role, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of 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 development of the XPO Logistics' Smart Suite application suite product strategy and vision supported by internal and external analysis
  • Determine integration opportunities between XPO Logistics' Smart Suite application and other Business Unit applications that are or may be integrated
  • Define creative, high quality, simple Smart Suite application suite product roadmaps based on team strategy, vision, and business requests
  • Develop detailed, crisp business requirements and user stories that can be used to create product specifications and architecture for each product and application
  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, performance, and operational support load.
  • Create buy-in for the Smart Suite vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Drive product/feature launches through working cross-functionally with executives, engineering, design, marketing and other product management team members
  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team's ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals
  • Understand and lead analyses of the competitive environment, customers, and product metrics to determine the right set of features to drive engagement and usage
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products
  • Local travel between distribution sites and offices branches; International travel may be required, expected travel 25% to 50% What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 7 years of experience designing supply chain software products, with 5 years management experience
    • Experience documenting business requirements in one or multiple project delivery methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, etc.) It'd be great if you also have:
      • MBA or master's degree in Computer Science or similar Engineering degree
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar Engineering degree
      • Proven track record of building and managing high performing product management teams
      • Deep understanding and experience with consumer growth tactics
      • Ability to balance strong bias for action with deep experience driving product alignment across multiple stakeholders
      • Proven experience delivering high growth results in a consumer product role
      • Passion for building innovative products that solve user needs through deep understanding of the customer
      • Understand user needs, respond to tight deadlines, and deliver products that drive key business metrics
      • Strong analytical, problem solving, and quantitative skills with data-driven approach to decision-making
      • Ability to influence team members across all departments and levels of the organization.
      • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, comfortable presenting to other executives 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: Manager, Engineer, Product Manager, Marketing Manager, Supply, Management, Engineering, Operations, Marketing

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Inc., Peoria , Director, Product Management, Executive , Marietta, Illinois

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