E47U0: Business Applications Project Lead

Job Description

Company: FedEx Express EU
Job Requisition Number: RC200746
Scorpius 132 - 150
Hoofddorp, Netherlands

Time Type: Full Time
Scheduled weekly Hours: 40
Worker Type: Temporary
Posting Date: 29-October-2019
Closing Date: 25-November-2019
Job Family: FXE-EU: Business Applications Project Lead

Position Summary:

Business & IT knowledge - Develops understanding of the general concepts and trends relating to current and emerging IT methodologies, technologies and standards and how they are/can be applied within FedEx. Develops an in depth understanding of the requirements and inter-dependencies of the key processes within assigned function/s, and their relevance to the delivery of the business goals.
Defining business requirements- Facilitates the critical and detailed process to develop accurate and realistic business requirements for complex situations. Focuses on defining robust solutions that will meet the evolving business needs and be compliant with the IT strategic direction. Researches/provides guidance to the user group on alternatives possible, or modifications needed to optimize the quality and/or timing of the proposed solution. Guides and/or drafts the actual requirements ensuring they contain sufficient level of detail, prior to review with the Manager and final validation and sign off by the business.
Solutions development - Leads the process to translate the business requirements into an effective IT solution (software specifications, architecture, interfaces etc). Includes identifying project members, providing briefings, conducting ongoing reviews of progress, and facilitating the resolution of questions and/or issues. Interfaces with the business and IT to provide/review status updates and obtain clarification as needed.
Finalizing the IT plan - Leads the process to develop an IT plan which accurately captures required elements (what will be delivered, timelines, resources etc) taking into account business priorities. Involves the use of appropriate modelling tools. 
Testing - Ensures effective testing of solutions.
Business continuity - Supports the business in achieving business continuity for critical processes

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
* Strong experience in Business Analysis including gathering and writing requirements for the development teams.
* Demonstrated ability to work successfully on large projects.
* Proficiency in the use of business analysis techniques and tools.
* Experience of business analysis in an IT environment.
* Excellent presentation skills.
* Good judgment & reasoning skills with experience of developing business focused solutions to complex issues.
* Teamwork-focused/collaborative work style.
* Self-starter who is willing to work with colleagues in a distributed environment to get the task done.
* Ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple/detail-oriented tasks.
* Excellent planning & organizing skills
* Experience is Agile, SAFe is desired

FedEx was built on a philosophy that puts people first, one we take seriously. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce in which we provide growth opportunities for all

Our Company

FedEx Express is one of the world's largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World’s Most Admired Companies by "Fortune" magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

Our Philosophy

The People-Service-Profit philosophy (P-S-P) describes the principles that govern every FedEx decision, policy or activity. FedEx takes care of our people; they, in turn, deliver the impeccable service demanded by our customers, who reward us with the profitability necessary to secure our future. The essential element in making the People-Service-Profit philosophy such a positive force for the company is where we close the circle, and return these profits back into the business, and invest back in our people. Our success in the industry is attributed to our people. Through our P-S-P philosophy, we have a work environment that encourages team members to be innovative in delivering the highest possible quality of service to our customers. We care for their well-being, and value their contributions to the company.

Our Culture

Our culture is important for many reasons, and we intentionally bring it to life through our behaviors, actions and activities in every part of the world. The FedEx culture and values have been a cornerstone of our success and growth since we began in the early 1970’s. While other companies can copy our systems, infrastructure and processes, our culture makes us unique and is often a differentiating factor as we compete and grow in today’s global marketplace.