Home Depot PROJECT MANAGER - THE HOME DEPOT PRO INSTITUTIONAL - SAN JOSE in San Jose, California
The Project Manager is responsible for supporting teams by independently executing project management activities. Project Managers typically support low complexity projects in a customer facing capacity, planning and building pallet and product rack systems in small warehouses.
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 maintain project plans, develop and communicate status reports, manage issues and risks, and 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, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
70% – Delivery & Execution:
Executes project scoping and manages scope for low to medium complexity projects
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
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 customer specific detail on a standard cadence (e.g. contract, master phone list)
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 Senior Project Manager or Director.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Based in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable, on location at a customer’s facility.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 80% of the time.
Qualifications & Requirements
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
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
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.
Project work does require having the ability to move or lift articles greater than 50 lbs. and in a repetitive motion (e.g. building pallet rack)
4yr. degree – preferably in Supply Chain or Business
1-5 years of relevant work experience
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 and advanced skills with Microsoft Office tools
Experience and advanced skills with space planning and modeling software
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
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