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Manager, Commercial Strategy - Hybrid

Company: XPO
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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 a Manager, Commercial Strategy, you will lead a team of creative problem solvers in the improvement of business initiatives that impact the direction of commercial and pricing strategy. You'll support the organization's core business segments through the development of complex models, strategic initiatives, processes, reporting, and tools. Our team members enjoy framing ambiguous and complex problems, working with others to think laterally and create alternatives, and driving results through a blend of strategic thinking and analysis. 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:

  • Manage a team of commercial strategy analysts and departmental processes to drive increased profitability and customer satisfaction levels
  • Proactively formulate new commercial and pricing initiatives to drive company results
  • Coordinate cross functionally to develop tools and establish best practices
  • Support the Pricing Organization with advanced analytical processes and models
  • Execute, evaluate, and report success of various initiatives to the senior leadership team
  • Drive joint learning and development with sales team regarding revenue and profit risks and opportunities
  • Champion continuous improvement initiatives within pricing and other departments
  • Contribute to a culture of intelligent risk taking and accountability What you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Data Analytics, Statistics, or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 4 years of professional experience in the business analytics space, including revenue analysis, data management, customer insights, and data science
    • Experience in managing a team of data analysts/data scientists with advanced quantitative skills
    • Demonstrated ability to derive insight from data, formulate solutions, and drive action
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels of a large organization
    • Ability to use, evaluate, and contribute to computer-generated decision support models
    • Experience with data mining using business intelligence software
    • Proficiency with Microsoft OfficeIt'd be great if you also have:
      • An advanced degree in Finance, Economics, Data Analytics, Statistics, or Mathematics
      • 3 years of professional experience in quantitative analysis in transportation or pricing
        • Experience in Less-Than-Truckload or Logistics field
        • Experience with B2B contract negotiations
        • Project Management experience
        • Working knowledge of SQL
        • Working knowledge of statistics and statistical packages in Python, R or similar
          • Solid organizational and interpersonal skills Be part of something big.#LI-Hybrid 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. 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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
            Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO, Ann Arbor , Manager, Commercial Strategy - Hybrid, Professions , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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