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Director of Project Management (Remote)

Company: Ryder System
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 17, 2021

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At Ryder, our most important competitive advantage is our people. CULTURE-INTEGRITY-FAMILY. As a Inside Rental Account Manager, you’ll be part of a dynamic team, equipped to succeed and empowered to develop your sales career.


This position is responsible for driving all aspects of Project Portfolio Planning for multiple business projects and initiatives within the FMS Rental organization.

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Responsible for leading, managing and coordinating multiple projects for FMS operations

Conduct Project Portfolio Modeling and Analysis

Review and analyze all proposed relative to the organization's strategic direction

Prioritize projects based on "Mandatory", "Essential" and "Optimum" Project Portfolio benefit to the organization

Conduct scenario planning and analysis to justify the selection and relative risks involved

Verify that all projects add value to the organization

Demonstrate that the projects and timing in the portfolio are conducted within the capacity of the organization

Ensure stakeholder engagement and responsibility is assigned for securing actualization of intended benefits

Develop strategies to ensure long term success of Telematics initiatives

Ensure corporate systems are in place to capture true cost/benefit comparisons project by project. Report actual benefits relative to intended benefits over the longer term


Regularly report status and make recommendations to senior management

Chair the Project Portfolio Governance meeting

Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree BS in Business or Engineering or equivalent work experience.


Ten (10) years or more experience 8-12 progressive years Project Management experience


Effective leadership skills.

. Strategic Planning and Analysis skills

. Group motivation and discipline skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

. Strong financial, business and computer skills

Effective interpersonal skills.

. able to manage support personnel in a matrix environment

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

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment.

Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills.

Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices


Excellent computer skills; advanced level.


Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (Upon Hire, preferred).



Job Category: Project Management

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.

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Requisition ID: R34055

Job Type: Full time

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.


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