The Associate Project Manager is responsible for supporting teams by executing project management activities with minimal supervision. Associate Project Managers typically support low complexity projects in a non-vendor facing capacity.
Associate Project Managers create and maintain project plans, develop and communicate status reports, manage issues and risks, and control project scope. In addition, they monitor and adjust to given budgets and complete associated internal cost-benefit analysis efforts.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
50% - Delivery & Support:
Executes project scoping and scope management planning; manages scope appropriately
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Executes and documents cost benefit analysis and justification findings
Develops and communicates project plan, dependencies, and status updates highlighting any potential issues, including schedule, resource, cost, and risks; manages to project plan effectively
Applies lessons learned to subsequent projects
Executes change approval process and implementation of approved changes
Completes toll gate artifacts (Charter, Business Acceptance Document, etc.)
10% - Monitoring:
Identifies, defines, and takes action to mitigate project risks in a timely and effective manner
Monitors, tracks, and adjusts project plans based on critical milestones
Monitors budget; makes necessary adjustments to remain on budget, escalating as necessary
Monitors project activities to predict, mitigate, and remediate misalignments with The Home Depot's compliance regulations
40% - Administration & Operations:
Updates The Home Depot systems (including financial systems and project closeout)
Creates, documents, and uploads lessons learned
Executes other Project Management duties as needed
Monitors outstanding invoices and collects funds as necessary, escalating as needed
Publishes and tracks creation of related artifacts
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Technology Coordination Manager or Sr. Manager.
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:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 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.
0-1 years of relevant work experience
Professional or educational experience in project management or project management support activities
Familiarity with the planning and execution of projects and risk mitigation strategies
Exposure to and interest in learning project management execution in a modern software environment via multiple methodologies
Comfort working in blended execution methodologies
Experience balancing the completion of assigned tasks with managing up as needed
Experience using Microsoft Office tools
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels