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Ryder System Associate Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

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Summary

The Associate Project Manager II is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of assigned projects ensuring goals, objectives and outcomes are aligned with Ryder strategy, commitment, and budget. Plans and evaluates all of the projects activities.

Essential Functions

  • Lead the planning, execution, and implementation of assigned projects.

  • Develops full scale project plans. Defines project tasks, resource requirements, and facilitates the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables. Forecast requirements and prepares budgets.

  • Presents reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions. Manages project budget, resource allocation, schedules, and timelines. Constantly monitors and reports on the progress of the project stakeholders. Manages project performance, minimizes project risks, and establishes and maintains good relationship with all project members and stakeholders.

  • Recommends strategic plans and reviews, prepares and completes action plans, and ensures production, productivity, quality, and customer service standards are achieved. Executes plan. Implements and manages project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.

  • Evaluates and assesses project results.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Role can be remote

Skills and Abilities

  • Project management skills

  • Ability to listen, write, and speak effectively Inform, explain, and give instructions

  • Ability to quickly respond to changing assignments, work settings and priorities

  • Ability to manage conflict and reconcile differences

  • Ability to present information and ideas clearly and understandably to others

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments

  • Ability to be comfortable and effective with issues that lack clarity, structure or certainty

  • Ability to prioritize, structure and schedule tasks to maximize effort and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work with others to obtain results

  • Ability to define goals and objectives, schedule and develop projects or programs

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Ability to design, plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe

  • Ability to exert influence on changing the status quo and exercise leadership in bringing about new directions

  • Ability to find solutions to problems using creativity, reasoning, and past experiences along with the available information and resources

  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents

  • Productivity\Ability to think strategically and understand business planning

  • Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines

  • Knowledge of all aspects of project management including but not limited to theory, practical aspects, techniques and tool advanced required

  • Knowledge of project management software advanced required

  • Knowledge of strategic planning, risk management, and change management advanced required

  • Knowledge of setting and managing budgets advanced required

Qualifications

  • U.S.\Bachelor's degree required in business administration, finance, information technology, or similar field

  • Five (5) years or more in project management. required

  • Knowledge of all aspects of project management including but not limited to theory, practical aspects, techniques and tool. advanced required

  • Knowledge of project management software. advanced required

  • Knowledge of strategic planning, risk management, and change management. advanced required

  • Knowledge of setting and managing budgets. advanced required

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

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Job Category: Project Management

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