Home Depot Vendor Compliance Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The primary purpose of the Vendor Compliance Analyst is to support The Home Depot Compliance Program. The Vendor Compliance Analyst is expected to be a SME on the Compliance Program and is responsible for analyzing compliance performance, identifying problems, manipulating data to drive conclusions, and develop recommendations that support and enhance the compliance program. Key components of the role are as follows:

  • Responsible for the daily activities and reporting specifics to their departments – the Compliance Analyst will be the direct contact for IPR and Merchandising regarding vendor performance

  • Proactively engage vendors who are lacking in specific performance areas and provide best practices and get-well strategies as well as track for improvement

  • Work cross-functionally with many different business partners and IT to develop requirements, implement changes and execute on change management

  • Possess a high level of analytical ability to distinguish multiple components of a problem and develop solutions using quantitative skills

  • Deal with large, complex data sets to drive conclusions and make recommendations as well as streamline technical processes

  • Complete projects to optimize the compliance program accurately within the defined timeframe, ability to self-start with appropriate direction from Manager

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 40%- Research/address escalated items completely & timely. Resolution may require detailed research, analysis &/or collaboration w/various internal Home Depot business or IT teams. Escalate defect fix or enhancement needs as they are identified.

  • 20%- Proactively engage vendors to improve compliance performance via emails, phone calls or meetings.

  • 20%- Work with data to analyze vendor compliance and provide recommendations and solutions to potential gaps.

  • 20%- Ability to take ownership of tasks and projects related to compliance processes or system enhancements.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Reports to a Manager or Sr Manager.

This 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.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with EDI/B2B

  • Retail Experience

Education Required:

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: 0 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sound understanding of Supply Chain

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Visio, and Access

  • Beginner/Intermediate experience with SQL

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Strong decision making, analytical, and problem solving skills

  • Ability to lead and work cross functionally

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Customer service skills and focus

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and work on tight timeframes

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to self-start and take action with minimal direction

  • Positive, professional and responsible attitude

  • Team oriented

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.