Ryder System Associate Project Manager II in Lansing, Michigan
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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.
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.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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
Bachelor's degree required in business administration, finance, information technology, or similar field
Three (3) years or more in project management. required
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.