HD Supply Senior Manager, HR Communications in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview:

HD Supply ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, water infrastructure and residential and non-residential construction sectors. Through approximately 500 locations across 48 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 13,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Summary

Responsible for working with the business senior leadership team, Human Resources and Marketing and Communications to develop communication materials for projects and initiatives that ensure solutions are on message, consistent in quality and delivery, and tie-in with the overall strategic message of the business. Assist in developing strategic direction and overall communications with business partners.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Develops communications strategies and plans that are consistent with business goals and support the delivery of measurable results. Reviews and approves all implementation components of any approved communications initiatives.

  • Attends business meetings and strategic planning sessions to understand the varied and complex communications needs of the business. Responds to questions and requests and provides information regarding current and potential processes and messaging vehicles.

  • Maintains current and accurate documentation, and coordinates and/or performs testing of new and/or exploratory communications vehicles. Works with other communications team members in developing and identifying resources.

  • Develops action plans for project review and deliverable timelines. Participates in meetings for ongoing content review and editing with subject matter experts and business leadership teams.

  • Creates and maintains up-to-date status reports for all projects. Creates and maintains wrap-up and executive summary reports that provide measurement analyses and recommendations for continuous improvement.

  • Serves as the principal communications lead and project manager for all communications related deliverables in support of business objectives.

  • Acts as liaison with outside vendors and agencies as appropriate. Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.

  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience. May recommend/make decisions regarding new programs/initiatives that have significant impact to the business and carry consequences in unsuccessful endeavors.

  • Manages a larger team or multiple small teams through direction of subordinate management and/or supervisory staff. Work Environment

  • 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.

  • Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time. Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details:

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5-7 years experience developing comprehensive communication plans and strategies.

  • Experience writing scripts, shooting and editing video.

  • Experience developing and implementing multi-media associate communication channels.



Job ID 2016-20241

Business Unit Corporate GSC

Posted Date 11/21/2016

Functional Area Communications/External Affairs

Job Locations US - GA - Atlanta

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time