HD Supply Senior 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

Coordinate a project team from inception through completion and execute Corporate Planning and project management.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Act as senior representative for Project Management Center of Excellence.

  • Develop new systems; techniques and procedures for automated planning systems, reporting, issueresolution, risk management and budget tracking.

  • Provide regular status information to all project stakeholders. Interface with Upper Management.

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

  • Participate in or lead daily, weekly or monthly meetings. Review to track and report project status, identifying deviations or adverse trends.

  • Review project business case to ensure accurate costs and internal labor are identified. Ensure approval of business case and present to governing body.

  • Support internal department training through occasional instructional opportunities.

  • Mentor, support and development of people and process within the project management office.

Nature and Scope

  • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.

  • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected. Determines and develops approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.

  • May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employees professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority.

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.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 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

  • Scrum Master and Product Owner Certification

  • Supply Chain Experience highly preferred

  • Experience in a matrix environment

  • Knowledge of SAP for Wholesale Distribution and/or e-commerce and ERP or similar complexity implementations (Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday)

  • Knowledge of PMBOK

  • Excellent communication skills with experience engaging personnel at all levels of the organization

  • Ideally, has supported multiple business functions: e.g. sales, marketing, finance, or supply chain



Job ID 2018-27370

Business Unit Corporate GSC

Functional Area Information Technology

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.