Ryder System Project Manager in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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This position is responsible for managing group of non inter-related programs aligned to a strategic goal. Ensures programs are managed to compliance and company/customer standards. Manages allocation of internal and external resources to meet implementation demand signal. Provides regular and proactive communications to customers and Ryder Executive Management
Supports business start-ups for large and complex programs
Provides guidance, leadership and coaching to assigned staff
Develops department goals to maintain optimum efficiency
Provides input and performance goals
Implements strategic policy when selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Monitors post implementation customer expectations and standards
Interact with multiple levels including Executive Management within Ryder and client organizations
Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
Manages a team of professional level employees. Develops direct reports
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or related field.
Eight (8) years or more experience Relevant work experience
Five (5) years or more experience Related experience in Project Management
Five (5) years or more experience 3-5 years in a Supervisor or Managerial role
Project management skills. Rapidly learns and applies new information/concepts in Project Management. Drives for results
Builds and manages effective teams.
Ability to build strong customer relationships.
Effective leadership skills. Manages Diversity & Inclusion. Innovation Management. Has decision quality and managerial courage
Demonstrates problem solving skills.
Develops and delivers effective presentations.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors). Sense of humor, approachability, business acumen
Highly thorough and dependable. Integrity, trust and perseverence
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment. Deals with ambiguity
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills.
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Proficiency in MS Office including MS Project; advanced level.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (1 Year, required).
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (1 Year, required).
Job Category: Project Management
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