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TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGER - Atlanta GA 30308 Skip Navigation
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TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGER - Finance Administration (113546)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Information Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
The Technology Project Manager (ITPM) is part of The Home Depot's (THD) ePMO team and plays a lead role in the successful delivery of projects. The purpose of this position is to provide effective project management and delivery of IT initiatives. This position requires a clear understanding of (need to make reference to methodologies that will be needed, i.e. waterfall, Agile, XP, etc.) and may require overseeing resources such as Project Analysts. The ITPM needs to be proficient and experienced in using project management tools, creating project plans, managing financials, controlling change, assessing risks and issues, creating mitigation plans and effectively communicating to upper management. In addition, the ITPM will need to work with cross-functional end-user groups, business partners, vendors, development groups, architects, and service managers to ensure successful project implementations. Generally, a PM is responsible for a single high complexity initiative or multiple low to medium complexity projects.

20%-Project Planning: Responsible for the implementation strategy, definition of project scope, adherence to THD s compliance toll gate artifacts (Charter, Business Acceptance Document, etc.) and definition of project specific deliverables, creation of a logical work breakdown structure and definition of major project milestones.
20%-Project Financials: Instrumental in the creation of a project Cost Benefit Analysis to determine viability and justification of project(s). Responsible for labor and hard capital project forecasting and updating THD s financials system.

15%-Project Control: Leads the development of effective plans for controlling project scope, schedule and cost baseline, and monitors the project execution to ensure that the plan is being followed. Document and explain changes to the baseline, driving the approval process, and ensures the approved changes are implemented.

15%-Project Communications: Develops or approves an effective plan for communicating program information to the project stakeholders. Creates and approves written status reports highlighting any potential schedule, resource and cost issues. If necessary, creates store communication about project(s) deployment.
15%-Project Risk and Issue Management: Leads the definition of project risks, and the required mitigation approaches. Monitors project activities for risks and takes timely action to mitigate them. Advises project team members, stakeholders and senior management of actions required or completed.

15%-Project closeout: Ensures lessons learned are documented and applied to subsequent projects. Responsible for ensuring that all invoices have been paid and that updates are made to THD s internal system showing that the project is closed.

Position reports typically reports to Sr Project Manager or Program Manager
This position has no direct reports


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.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 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.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
5-10 years of related experience.
Bachelor degree, MS a plus or equivalent (e.g., CPA, PE, etc.).
PMP certification
MS Project and office tools
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Project focus: Understands, anticipates and meets business and project needs.
Results orientation: consistently delivers on commitments, takes initiative, has a bias toward action, takes responsibility, shows individual accountability, has a sense of urgency, makes timely decisions. Ability to manage through influence/leverage partnerships.
Ability to communicate at various levels of the organization (within the team/portfolio as well as with senior leadership), to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical.
Experience managing technical projects.

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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