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HD Supply Senior IT Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field.

  • Experience with Supply Chain Operations preferred.

  • 6+ years of project management experience, including 8+ years of IT or related business experience.

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working on projects involving the implementation of project life cycle methodologies.

  • Experience managing IT project budgets.

  • SAP experience preferred not required. Will be used for budget management.

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and navigate through ambiguity.

  • Experience with MS Project.

Job Summary

Manages and oversees all aspects of a technology project to ensure it is completed on-time and within budget. Manages scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors, and contractual deliverables. Prepares reports for upper management regarding project status.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

  • Manages one or more medium- to large-scale projects from planning to completion by facilitating meetings with project stakeholders. Develops, analyzes, and manages project estimation and execution plans, schedules, and resource forecasts. Manages project financials and provides input and justification for costs and budget impacts. Monitors overall project performance against plan and makes adjustments as needed. Identifies and resolves issues. Provides insight and direction for the request for information and vendor request for proposal processes.

  • Manages the work of multiple project teams by recommending or requesting resources based on the alignment of team member skills and project demands. Communicates a clear vision of project goals and objectives to the team. Coordinates team activities to ensure project milestones are achieved. Provides performance feedback to team members as needed.

  • Manages, controls, and mitigates risks across multiple projects by analyzing and identifying trigger events. Establishes contingency plans, anticipates and manages dependencies affected by ongoing changes across projects, and recommends ways to mitigate future risks. Influences management to take action on these recommendations.

  • Manages the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining relationships with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management. Provides insight and recommendations to Program Managers to drive the development of project goals, influence the prioritization of deliverables, and facilitate decisions necessary for project delivery.

  • Adheres to enterprise project management practices by participating in formal and informal training sessions. Tracks and reports key metrics as needed. Gathers, maintains, and communicates lessons learned and feedback to team members, management, and the larger project management community.

Nature and Scope

  • Displays the highest level of critical thinking and analysis in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or cross-departmental problems. Makes prompt, sound decisions when faced with complex and often contradictory alternatives that result in successful outcomes.

  • Operates with considerable latitude. Situations may have little or no precedent requiring original or new concepts or approaches without guidance from others. Reaches decisions under conditions of uncertainty.

  • Develops or engages/directs others in developing innovative solutions to important, highly complex strategic and operating problems; cross-departmental considerations are often present.

Work Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • 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.

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 8+ years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 5+ years of experience in a related field. Certification is required in some areas.

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.