Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE
The Project Manager is responsible for supporting teams by independently executing project management activities. Project Managers typically support low complexity projects in a vendor facing capacity.

The Project Manager is responsible for supporting teams by executing project management activities under the supervision of more senior Project Management Team members.

Project Managers create and maintains project plans, develop and communicate status reports, manage issues and risks, and help to control project scope. In addition, they work with project teams and 3rd party vendors to maintain alignment and lead cost-benefit analysis efforts.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
70% - Delivery & Execution:
Executes project scoping and manages scope for low to medium complexity projects
Creates, monitors, tracks, and adjusts project plans based on critical milestones
Conducts budget planning and manages budget
Conducts cost benefit analysis and justification process
Develops and communicates status updates highlighting any potential issues, including schedule, resource, cost, and risks
Documents and applies lessons learned to subsequent projects and regularly contributes suggestions for improvement
Understands organizational goals to apply to project work
Forecasts timelines, budget needs, and resource needs with accuracy
Completes toll gate artifacts (Charter, Business Acceptance Document, etc.)

20% - Monitoring:
Identifies, defines, and makes recommendations to mitigate risks
Manages projects in adherence with The Home Depot's compliance regulations
Works with project teams and 3rd party vendors to ensure critical dependencies remain unthreatened
Captures and drives issues to resolution

10% - Administration & Operations:
Updates The Home Depot systems on a standard cadence (e.g. financials)
Creates, documents, and posts project artifacts to centralized repositories
Manages the purchase order and invoicing process with 3rd party vendors
Facilitates the onboarding and ramp up of new project team members

NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Technology Coordination Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-5 years of relevant work experience
  • PMP Certification
  • Experience working as a project manager
  • Experience with the planning and execution of projects and risk mitigation strategies
  • Experience with project management execution in a modern software environment via multiple methodologies
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Collaborates:
 Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Financial Acumen: Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

Atlanta, Georgia

​When it was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, The Home Depot began changing consumers’ perspectives about how they could care for and improve their homes. The Company created the “do-it-yourself” concept, spawning an entire industry that now spans the globe.

Today, The Home Depot® is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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