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Home Depot IT Infrastructure/Cyber Project Manager - Operating Unit Program in Austin, Texas

POSITION PURPOSE

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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:

Bachelors Degree

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3+ 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. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

Additional Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Financial Acumen

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.

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