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Ryder System IT Project Manager in NOVI, Michigan

Position Description

The SCS IT Project Manager 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. This individual plans and evaluates all of the projects activities.



  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, information technology, or similar field

  • Five (5) years or more experience in project management

  • Three (3) years or more experience Supply Chain Logistics

  • Three (3) years or more experience System Integration

  • Project management skills

  • Ability to:

  • Listen, write, and speak effectively. Inform, explain, and give instructions

  • Quickly respond to changing assignments, work settings and priorities

  • Manage conflict and reconcile differences

  • Present information and ideas clearly and understandably to others

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

  • Be comfortable and effective with issues that lack clarity, structure or certainty

  • Prioritize, structure and schedule tasks to maximize effort and meet deadlines

  • Work with others to obtain results

  • Define goals and objectives, schedule and develop projects or programs

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

  • Design, plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe

  • Exert influence on changing the status quo and exercise leadership in bringing about new directions

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

  • Influence internal and/or external constituents

  • Think strategically and understand business planning

  • 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 level)

  • Project management software (advanced level)

  • Strategic planning, risk management, and change management (advanced level)

  • Setting and managing budgets (advanced level)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred


  • 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 servoice 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

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.

Job Locations US-MI-NOVI

Posted Date 5 months ago (10/24/2019 8:45 AM)

Requisition ID 2019-79267

Category Information Technology

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 40-50%

Position Code 8228