Project Manager Online Technology
Home Depot - Atlanta, GA

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We are seeking world-class talent looking to build a career with the world's largest home improvement retailer, operating more than 2,200 store locations in the U.S, Canada and Mexico. Specifically, your role in our Online Technology division of home depot will be to help IT and business partners to understand strategic initiatives as well as deliver capabilities that support the online.

The purpose of this position is to provide effective management of midsized ($500 to 1M) IT projects, or oversee the management of multiple smaller projects being managed by Project Analysts. This is accomplished by applying a standard, defined methodology to the project, and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of the project tasks, as defined in the methodology. The project manager is responsible for delivering several key project artifacts, and shares responsibility and accountability with the project leadership team for the successful delivery of the entire project. The Project Manager must also actively manage to the project budget from a dollar spend and a resource perspective.


Project Control. Develops an effective plan for controlling the project scope, schedule and cost baseline, and monitors the project execution to ensure that the plan is being followed. Creates and effectively coordinates documentation to explain changes to the baseline, and ensures the approved changes are implemented. Maintains logs of all submitted changes and their status. Must be able to manager matrix resources and perform resource leveling when necessary.

Project Communications. Develops an effective plan for communicatig project information to the project team and to the project stakeholders. Develops written status reports, determines project status codes, and creates and presents project review documents to senior management. Collects and documents project issues, and manages their timely resolution.

Project Risk Management. Leads the definition of project risks, and the required mitigation approaches. Monitors project activities for the occurrence of risks, and takes timely action to mitigate the risk. Advises project team members and stakeholders of actions required or completed.

Project Lessons Learned. At the completion of a project, captures lessons learned, and communicates those to other project managers. Effectively applies lessons learned in subsequent projects.

Project Environment. Shares responsibility with the project leadership team for providing a good working environment. Ensures teams are staffed, duties and responsibilities are understood by everyone, and that an inclusive environment is maintained.


Typically reports to Manager Information Services, Sr Project Manager or Director Information Services.

No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).


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.


Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must pass the Drug Test.
Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses.


The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.



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.

5-8 years of related experience.
PMP certification is a plus.
Merchandise and retail experience
Experience in applying standard, defined methodology to projects, and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of the project tasks a must
Expert MS Project skills and well versed in Visio / Excel / Word MS SharePoint Development Methodology, PM certification (not required). Financials, .com technology, excellent communication excellent verbal and written communication skills.


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 to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical.

Experience managing techincal projects.

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