Ryder System Senior Project Portfolio Manager, FMS in MIAMI, Florida

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

This individual will lead the decision making process for selecting, optimizing and executing projects, and harvesting benefits based on the organization’s strategic plan and available resources. The portfolio content may or may not share specific common objectives as in a program.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in business or engineering discipline or eight (8) years equivalent work experience

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressive project management experience required


  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strategic planning and analysis

  • Group motivation and discipline

  • Excellent people and communication skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong financial, business, and computer skills

  • Ability to manage support personnel in a matrix environment

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and possess the ability to work well with team

  • Individual must possess good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred


Specifically, this new position will:

  • Conduct project portfolio modeling and analysis

  • Review and analyze all proposed projects

  • 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 analyses 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

  • 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 project portfolio governance meeting

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.

Requisition ID 2017-41143

Job Locations US-FL-MIAMI

Posted Date 5/17/2017

Category Operations Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 10-20%

Position Code 9937