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Associate Program Manager

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson

Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Associate Program Manager

Job ID
14701 Charlson Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States, 55347-5090
Job TypeFull time

C.H. Robinson is seeking a passionate and driven Associate Program Manager to join our innovative team! In this role, you will support and lead business-specific programs, create and execute project plans, and act as a change agent to ensure seamless implementation. Your resourcefulness, creativity, and ability to collaborate with leadership will be key as you build strong relationships and drive continuous improvement. If you're ready to make a significant impact and accelerate growth across our organization, we want to hear from you- apply today!

This role is primarily in-office, requiring your presence five days a week. We understand the importance of some flexibility, and we offer options to manage your workload. You can structure your schedule within reason to meet deadlines, with occasional extended hours balanced by the ability to start or finish early during less demanding periods.


  • Support business-specific programs, ensuring their success and impact

  • Assist in the creation and execution of project plans, communicate progress, and participate in program-related meetings to meet deliverables

  • Drive change initiatives, acting as a catalyst for organizational growth

  • Foster positive stakeholder experiences and build strong relationships with program teams and customers through proactive communication and collaboration

  • Support applicable stakeholders as they execute a program implementation strategy, with the intent of operationalizing programs

  • Actively collect and analyze feedback from program participants and facilitators to fuel continuous improvement.

  • Refine program strategies to stay ahead while also monitoring and modifying processes for existing programs, including documentation, defining roles, and ensuring execution

  • Proactively identify and address risks, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Ability to work flexible hours (some early/late hours may be required)

  • Ability to travel up to 10% (domestically)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 1 year of experience supporting programs, projects, or processes

  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs

  • Prior work experience in a decentralized, multi-site, global organization

  • General knowledge of program, project and process management philosophy, methodology and tools

  • Ability to manage relationships and balance the needs of multiple stakeholders to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes

  • Basic consultative skills and ability to influence effectively across varied stakeholder audiences

  • Facilitation, presentation, and communication skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to handle sensitive matters with judgment, tact, and diplomacy

  • Comfortable working in a high volume, fast-paced, rapidly changing, results-oriented work environment

  • Ability to motivate and encourage change, able to get positive results in a very large, dispersed organization

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women, people of color, and individuals with disabilities may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $22 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and rank in the FORTUNE 200. We’ve been an innovator in logistics for over 100 years. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for more than 90,000 customers and 450,000 contract carriers on our platform. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses.

As a responsible global citizen, we contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to us and our people. FORTUNE has named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2024, showcasing our position as a leader in our industry. Our commitment to excellence is further affirmed by being named a Great Place to Work 2023-24 by the Great Place to Work Institute, one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and one of America’s Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek. Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world. For more information, visit us at www.chrobinson.com.

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