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Manager – Ground Portfolio Execution Office

Moon Township, Pennsylvania
Engineering Information Technology Solutions

Job Description

Requisition ID: 25736-304403
Auto req ID: 178906BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Management

Job Summary

This manager leads the Ground Portfolio Execution (GPE) Office, which supports the GPE leadership and a team of reports to ensure that the FXG business priorities the GSPC sets are delivered through the agile framework. This involves the execution of the portfolio EPICS using the outputs of the Portfolio Kanban process and the allocation of workload to the value streams. This position owns gatekeeping/governance of any new demands and the process to review, influence and gain GPE and Value Stream Council support. The position will facilitate the GPE working meetings, present Portfolio EPIC metrics, and be responsible for the OCM of portfolio priorities. This person will collaborate within FXG, Services and Cross OpCo to ensure the FXG GSPC and GPE processes are followed . This role has a two-way connection to help identify and shepherd strategic themes from the GPE to the FXG Value Stream councils, made up of FXG and Services IT leaders.

Essential Functions

• Management responsibilities include, but are not limited to: hiring, terminations, coaching, skills development, recognition and rewards, performance management and staff productivity.
• Plans, organizes, staffs, directs and controls the day-to-day operations of the department; develops and implements procedures and programs as necessary.
• Plans and manages department spending against expense budgets
• Applies strong strategic and financial knowledge to influence leaders, shape and translate strategic themes for priority execution, and identify financial and IT capital needs
• Leads a team, Ground Portfolio Execution Office (GPEO), to work collaboratively to support the GPE (Ground Portfolio Execution) VP team to execute on the FXG strategies by delivering IT capabilities on time and within budget.
• Collaborates with leaders of GPE and GSPC, the Agile Enablement Office, and with the Portfolio Review Team, PRT, (comprised of IT and business Portfolio and Value Stream Business Architects) to ensure the FXG business strategies are prioritized, sequenced via the Kanban process and executed via GPE and the Value Stream Councils to ensure commitments for IT capabilities are made based on Portfolio Kanban process and Value stream WIP (work in progress) limits.
• Coordinate all FXG demand and work with the Value Stream Councils to define the priority for the scrum teams
• Responsible for accurate tracking of the performance metrics and business outocmes of FXG Portfolio Epics
• Works across the enterprise with peers and leaders to identify cross operating company dependencies/impacts

• Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business or related discipline required. An MBA is preferred.

Minimum Experience

• Five (5) years management experience in cross functional strategic, financial management and/or project management office experience
• In-depth knowledge of the SAFe/Agile framework required
• Five (5) years previous experience using SAFe/Agile/Lean preferred

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

• A strong knowledge of overall strategic company initiatives and how this will be accomplished through the various value streams will be required.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary to explain complex information to all levels
• Strong business acumen to enable understanding of larger company strategy

% of Travel for the Position: <25%
Address: 1000 FedEx Drive
City: Moon Township
State: Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 15108
Search Engine Description: Engineering
Information Technology
Domicile Location: P090

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce