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Project Manager - IT Governance (149364)

GA - Atlanta Corporate

  • Date Posted: Apr 30, 2021
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

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Position Description:
The Project Manager is responsible for supporting teams by independently executing project management activities. Project Managers typically support low complexity projects in a vendor facing capacity.
The Project Manager is responsible for supporting teams by executing project management activities under the supervision of more senior Project Management Team members.
Project Managers create and maintains project plans, develop and communicate status reports, manage issues and risks, and help to control project scope. In addition, they work with project teams and 3rd party vendors to maintain alignment and lead cost-benefit analysis efforts.

This position will be to manage initiatives in the IT Governance space.


  • 3-5 years project management experience
  • Jira experience preferred
  • Smartsheets experience preferred

70% - Delivery & Execution:
  • Executes project scoping and manages scope for low to medium complexity projects
  • Creates, monitors, tracks, and adjusts project plans based on critical milestones
  • Conducts budget planning and manages budget
  • Conducts cost benefit analysis and justification process
  • Develops and communicates status updates highlighting any potential issues, including schedule, resource, cost, and risks
  • Documents and applies lessons learned to subsequent projects and regularly contributes suggestions for improvement
  • Understands organizational goals to apply to project work
  • Forecasts timelines, budget needs, and resource needs with accuracy
  • Completes toll gate artifacts (Charter, Business Acceptance Document, etc.)
20% - Monitoring:
  • Identifies, defines, and makes recommendations to mitigate risks
  • Manages projects in adherence with The Home Depot's compliance regulations
  • Works with project teams and 3rd party vendors to ensure critical dependencies remain unthreatened
  • Captures and drives issues to resolution
10% - Administration & Operations:
  • Updates The Home Depot systems on a standard cadence (e.g. financials)
  • Creates, documents, and posts project artifacts to centralized repositories
  • Manages the purchase order and invoicing process with 3rd party vendors
  • Facilitates the onboarding and ramp up of new project team members

Typically reports to the Technology Coordination Manager or Sr. Manager.

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.

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

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3-5 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.
Additional Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years project management experience
  • Jira experience preferred
  • Smartsheets experience preferred
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • PMP Certification
  • Experience working as a project manager
  • Experience with the planning and execution of projects and risk mitigation strategies
  • Experience with project management execution in a modern software environment via multiple methodologies
  • Experience with 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
  • Financial Acumen: Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions
  • Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
  • Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

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.