Home Depot Senior Project Manager- Online Search in Atlanta, Georgia
The Senior Project Manager- Online Search is responsible for developing the detailed strategy, scope, communication and implementation plans for a portfolio of projects that directly impact customers shopping experiences. Leading a small team of Project Managers and/or multi-functional teams of about 10-15 people from across the business, the incumbent will manage multiple projects at the Program level, from Discovery through to Delivery. In addition to showing innovative thought leadership, you will be required to utilize core project management, communication, presentation and creative problem solving skills to deliver projects on time and within budget.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Serve as the Senior Business Project Manager for a Program of small to large sized internal and cross-Enterprise projects with limited definition and direction. Projects may include enhancements to core elements of our online shopping experience, such as navigation, checkout, shopping services/tools, as well as multichannel projects that involve our stores, supply chain, etc.
Lead and manage a team of Project Managers and/or multiple cross-functional, cross-company project teams of 10 plus people.
Help the project Business Owner(s) define and articulate project strategy and objectives, scope and business requirements. Think strategically, creatively and with a customer focus - to make recommendations regarding execution strategies and potential solutions.
Ensure all impacted stakeholders are engaged, and manage cross functional resources to support project execution. Select/manage/negotiate with agency/vendor/business partners, communicating expectations, sharing information and holding partners accountable.
Analyze and manage risks and interdependencies within and across Program projects/systems/resources, and formulate plausible solutions/contingency plans in consultation with stakeholders and Senior Management as necessary.
Effectively present and communicate project strategies, statuses, risks and key decisions within project teams, stakeholder meetings, and with Senior Management on a regular basis. Manage multiple projects to Critical Path, providing regular Milestone updates and Risk Assessments to Stakeholders and Senior Management
Manage project budgets and timelines, ensuring that projects are delivered on-time, to scope and within budget
NATURE AND SCOPE
Position typically reports to Sr Manager within the PMO.
No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).
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.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 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.
Project management experience associated with online projects. Knowledge of MS Project, Powerpoint and MS Office.
6-8 total years of experience; 4 - 6 years project management experience in consulting or in an online business.
Prior experience in e-commerce and/or web development, creative and/or marketing/ advertising.
Understanding of Interactive Marketing and e-Business strategies, channels, technologies, principles, and processes.
Web experience associated with a national-level retailer.
E-commerce knowledge and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Excellent strategic and creative skills.
Strong decision making and problem solving skills.
Strong analytically with demonstrated financial and business planning skills.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Proven track record of driving chagne and execution.
Influential; practiced in negotiating with others in ways that result in win-win outcomes. 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.