Home Depot HDQC Project Manager in Vancouver, Washington
Working at the world's fourth largest retailer mixes the best of many worlds: cutting-edge technologies applied to business problems, solving real needs for customers who spend billions of dollars across our stores in North America. QuoteCenter is an application Home Depot store associates use to build large product owners for our Pro customers.
The Project Manager is responsible for supporting teams by independently executing project management activities. Project Managers typically support low complexity projects.
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, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
70%- Delivery & Execution: Executes project scoping and manages scope for low to medium complexity projects
20%- Monitoring: Identifies, defines, and makes recommendations to mitigate risks
10%- Administration & Operations: Updates The Home Depot systems on a standard cadence (e.g. financials)
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to the HDQC Director of Product.
This position has no direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
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 diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years
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.
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.)
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
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
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Excellent written and verbal skills
Strong organization skills with attention to details
Must possess the ability to handle multiple task at once with minimal direction
Training and procedural documentation skills
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.