Full Job Description
The purpose of this position is to provide effective management of key cross-functional Supply Chain projects, or to oversee the management of multiple smaller projects being managed by Distribution, Transportation, IP&R or Supply Chain Development Analysts. This is accomlished by applying a standard, defined methodology to the project, and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of project tasks, as defined by the methodology. The Project Manager will be responsibile for delivering several key project artifacts and shares responsibility and accountability with the project leadership team for the successful delivery of th entire project.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
40% PROJECT CONTROL - Develops an effective plan for controlling project scope, schedule and cost, and monitors project execution to ensure tha 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. Maintains project logs of all submitted changes and their status.
30% PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS - Develops an effective plan for communicating project information to the project team and to the project stakeholders. Develops written status reports and scorecards and creates/presents project review documents to senior leadership. Collects and documents project issues and manages their timely resolution.
10% PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT - Leads the definition of project risds and the required mitigation approaches. Monitors project activities 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.
10% PROJECT LESSONS LEARNED - At the completion of a project or project phase, captures key lessons learned and communicates to peer Project Managers. Effectively applies lessons learned in subsequent projects.
10% PROJECT ENVIRONMENT - Shares responsibility with the project leadership for providing a good working environment. Ensures teams are staffed, dutues and responsibilities are understood by everyone and that an inclusive environment is maintained.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Reports to Supply Chain Manager
No direct responsibility for supervising others.
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.
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 bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 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.
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