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Home Depot Program Manager, Human Resources - US Retail in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Program Manager for Human Resources effectively manages key cross-functional HR and Operations projects and programs created by, affecting, and/or involving Human Resources and Operations, and liaises with Project Management Offices (PMOs) where appropriate. The Program Manager applies a standard, defined methodology to the project, provides the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of project tasks as defined by the methodology and interfaces with business line leaders for life-cycle management of programs.

The Program Manager will also be responsible for delivering several key project artifacts and sharing responsibility and accountability with the HR/client/project leadership team for the successful delivery of the entire project and life-cycle management.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Project Management: Develops an effective plan for controlling project scope, schedule and cost, and monitors project execution to ensure that the plan is being followed. Creates and effectively coordinates documentation to explain changes or potential changes to the baseline and ensures the approved changes are implemented.

  • Communication: Communicates project/program statuses to clients/leadership.

  • Risk Mitigation: Leads the definition of project/program risks and the required mitigation approaches. Monitors activities and outcomes for the occurrence of risks and takes timely action to escalate or mitigate the risk. Advises project team members and stakeholders of actions required or completed.

  • Client Management: Ensures client programs are reviewed to remain up-to-date and remain relevant to the business line need.

  • Presentation: Will often present projects/programs in a presentation setting to clients/leadership/HR. Will solicit feedback and take action to make enhancements to meet the need of the business line.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Position reports to Director of Human Resources.

Position has no direct reports.

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.

Education Required:

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

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.

Additional Qualifications:

Previous project management experience.

Human Resources knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or Home Depot experience equivalent.

  • 5 years of related work experience.

  • PMP Certification.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Demonstrated leadership qualities such as conflict/issue resolution, the ability to run a project or serve as project manager on a program team and can ensure a successful project lifecycle. Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) effectively with stakeholders and senior business leadership Ability to organize and work effectively with project teams of diverse staff both internal and external to The Home Depot. 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.

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.

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