Home Depot IT Infrastructure/Cyber Project Manager - Operating Unit Program in Austin, Texas
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.
The Project Manager will be leading project management activities for standardizing one or more Operating Units end to end. The Project Manager will be responsible for planning, leading, coordinating the project team accountable for analyzing and implementation of remediation tasks for standardizing the Operating units with The Home Depot.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
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
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Technology Coordination Manager or Sr. Manager.
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
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3+ 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. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Strong Project Management experience in the Infrastructure space around Hardware, Software, Email, IT Network devices such as routers, switches, firewall along with Network Security involving NAC, DNS, application security, network segmentation, access control, MFA to include few
Experience working on Network and Cyber Security integration projects/programs a plus
Familiarity with the CIS controls a plus
PMP Certification a plus
Familiarity with Agile principles and working within framework
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Working knowledge of or experience with project or product management tools, specifically smartsheet
Strong planning & project management skills including multi-tasking, prioritization, meeting deadlines and operating under pressure
Strong business acumen and strategic thinking skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; ability communicate complex strategy, thoughts, and process into a succinct business format
Ability to partner with and influence peers and business partners without authority to drive change
Embraces change and adjusts quickly to altering work demands
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Working knowledge in tools like Smartsheet, Tableau , Jira, Pivotal Tracker
Excellent written and verbal skills
Strong organization skills with attention to details
Must possess the ability to handle multiple task at once with minimal direction
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
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