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Sr Planning Mgr Transportation

Plano, Texas

Job Description

Requisition ID: 26086-338418
Job Number: 1942561BR
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Job Category: Operations
Shift: Daytime
Region: 000 : Corporate
Address Line 1: 7900 Legacy Drive
City: Plano
State: Texas
Zip Code: 75024

Position Summary

The Senior Planning Manager, Transportation will apply strategic planning, business acumen and financial expertise to develop the department’s long-range business plans. This includes collaborating on enterprise-wide strategic projects and working with key stakeholders across the company to develop these plans. This team member will shape and present plans that directly impact the future of FedEx Office Transportation. The team member will lead the planning process to develop an ongoing three-year plan, the annual budget, and provide recommendations that will continuously improve the profitability of the transportation network. This individual will also be responsible for problem solving and opportunity evaluation, and strategic recommendations including working closely with our financial analysis/business case modeling team.

General Duties and Responsibilities

(This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be all-inclusive)

  • Manage creation of the strategic outlook and long-term planning for FedEx Office Transportation
  • Provide innovative thought leadership and significant contributions to program’s strategic planning knowledge base, serving as a thought partner with other departments to drive this agenda
  • Establish forecasting scorecard and metrics to monitor the strategic plan and communicate critical reports
  • Work with finance and pricing departments to build financial models and provide forecasting for our business
  • Lead the creation of new transportation strategies based on market needs and gaps that represent significant opportunity for FedEx Office, including the development of business plans and ROI cases for new business opportunities
  • Build cross-functional relationships to establish a collaborative environment at all levels of the organization to create a more collaborative innovation process.
  • Communicate analyses and recommendations effectively through clear, concise and insightful presentations and financial models for senior leadership
  • All other duties as needed or required

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Marketing or Business; MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of related work experience in corporate strategy or management consulting required
  • 5+ years Financial Analysis and/or direct P&L responsibility
  • Proven ability to develop strategic recommendations and plans that drive the business forward, leveraging functional expertise, data analytics, quantitative and qualitative research and financials
  • Transportation industry knowledge, specifically in the local courier industry strongly preferred
  • Financial analysis and modeling experience required; consulting experience preferred
  • Must have outstanding strategic thinking skills, strong ability to turn analytics into compelling insights, and be capable of concise oral and written executive communication experience leading complex operational and strategic initiatives
  • Experience with technologies used for tracking data and generating insights (e.g. Excel, Tableau, Spotfire and/or other data too
  • For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring
  • For current FedEx Office team members, must meet hiring criteria for the position and transfer requirements as outlined in the Team Member Handbook

Essential Functions

  • Ability to travel as required in order to meet with customers, vendors, other team members, and/or other business necessities
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to work within the appropriate level of independence
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position

Quality Driven Management (QDM)

(Quality Driven Management strives to deliver market-leading customer experience, business excellence, and financial return through a Quality-oriented culture and day-to-day application of Quality science.)

  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Works with management to reduce company costs/wastes, and to optimize profitability in areas of responsibility
  • Applies Quality concepts presented at training during daily activities
  • Supports FedEx Office Quality initiatives

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All offers of employment made by FedEx Office are contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and a pre-employment drug screen (which must be completed within 2 business days of any conditional offer of employment). The existence of a criminal record is not an automatic or absolute bar to employment and a candidate’s criminal record will be considered individually based on factors such as the relationship between the job sought and the criminal offense, the timing of the offense, the nature of the offense, and any other relevant information. FedEx Office will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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