HD Supply Project Manager (Non-Technical) in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( 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 and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 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 overseeing one or more smaller or intermediate sized projects. Assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, develop project schedules and is responsible for determining and acquiring resources needed.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Reviews project business case to ensure accurate costs and internal labor are identified. Ensures approval of business case and presents to governing body.

  • Defines integration needs with other projects, systems and business processes.

  • Provides regular status information to all project stakeholders. Interfaces with Upper Management on project status and related issues.

  • Reviews plans and schedules of other participating functions for compliance with the master schedule; resolves scheduling and inter-functional conflicts.

  • Participates in or leads daily, weekly or monthly meetings. Reviews to track and report project status, identifying deviations or adverse trends.

  • Coordinates project team from inception through completion.

Nature and Scope

  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.

  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.

  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

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 less than 10% 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 2-5 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal project management training and/or PMI Certification highly preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field.

  • Broad experience in planning, organizing, and strong time-management skills.

  • Outstanding communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • B2B account management experience and well-developed negotiation skills (internal / external).

  • Analytical and able to drive analysis based on facts and performance data to deliver improvements.

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills – proven ability to build and expand relationships (internal / external).

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, cross-functional environment across multiple time zones.

  • Experience in assembling project teams and assigning individual responsibilities for various marketing projects.

  • Thrives on change and able to handle pressure while maintaining consistent behavior.

Job ID 2018-25814

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Functional Area Marketing

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time