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Director of Construction and Project Management at XPO Logistics, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York





Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Strong leadership, management and customer service are the heart of our operations at XPO Logistics. As the Director of Construction and Project Management, you will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of corporate real estate. You will use your extensive experience and knowledge to balance operational needs against pricing, budgeting and marketing trends. In return, we will equip you with the best tools in the industry to excel at work, exceed your expectations and help you reach the goals you set for yourself and your career.

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:


  • Ensure the successful completion of all construction and capital expenditure (CapEx) projects

  • Manage XPO’s real estate transactions, including openings, expansions, contractions, closings, cross- utilizations, etc.

  • Create construction processes and procedures

  • Process pay applications and/or leverage Coupa

  • Negotiate scopes of work and contractors to drive savings

  • Adopt Qube, XPO’s global real estate and construction tool/project module and implement across globe

  • Manage third-party general contractors, contractors and/or additional project management resources to execute construction/CapEx projects

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction

  • 15 years of combined experience in construction and/or real estate

  • Strong understanding of budget and contract management

It’d be great if you also have:


  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified

  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM)

  • PMP and CAPM certifications

  • Proficiency with reading construction prints and architectural designs

  • Ability to manage ground-up construction projects

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.

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.