Senior Manager - Supply Chain IT: Business Intelligence
Home Depot - Atlanta, GA

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Do you want to be part of a thrilling revolution influenced by technology? The Home Depot is a $70 billion business-focused environment where you can contribute in a variety of functional areas covering all aspects of the consumer value chain. We are currently managing leading software packages and technology platforms to deliver creative results to our business partners and customers. We need people who understand how best to apply technologies to solve problems and develop innovative solutions. If you are looking for an opportunity to see instant, progressive, and substantial business benefits from your technology talents and experience, it's the perfect time to join The Home Depot.

The Senior Manager will lead the Supply Chain Business Intelligence and Visibility team. The Senior Manager would be responsible for working directly with supply chain leadership to align on a comprehensive strategy for building key analytic capabilities that improve operational effectivenss and provide information for strategic thought leadership. The Senior Manager is responsible for supporting BI/Visibility initiatives across entire supply chain, including IPR, Distribution, Transportation, Direct Fulfillment and SC finance areas. The Senior Manager will have a team of 20+ associates/contractors and a budget of $7M+.

This position oversees and directs several management teams of associates in the development, implementation and ongoing support of Home Depot' s existing and new software applications and hardware platforms. Works closely with end-user groups to ensure operational stability and that new applications meet the practical needs of the company. This position is typically more strategic in nature, looking out at the medium range (1-2 year view) business goals.

On- site and local perks:
Choose from a variety of benefit plans designed to meet your individual and family needs.
Take part in company Success Sharing - an incentive program based on sales performance.
Receive "Homer Awards" that lead to cash incentives for consistently demonstrating behaviors that reflect The Home Depot's values.
Work out at our on-site gym that offers classes and state- of- the- art equipment.
Eat at our on-site cafeteria that offers a plethora of options or enjoy discounts at neighborhood restaurants.
Pick up prescriptions on-site at the CVS pharmacy.
Bank On-site at our Credit Union.
Drop your child off at one of the largest corporate on-site daycare facilities.

Builds relationship with key user and store operation groups to identify and resolve business issues.
Manages and provides technical and business direction that affects capacity planning, new applications, data security, and LAN systems, among others.
Manages and tracks the progress of multiple projects. Project management and administration that include work plans, projtrac, resource planning and control, writing status reports, and preparing annual budgets. Conduct regular project reviews.
Resolves information services problems by analyzing issues, discerning the most appropriate courses of action, providing tactical direction and, when necessary, reallocating resources.
Provides operations analysis and consults to internal clients on business process improvement.
Conducts financial analyses to support strategic planning on system purchases, upgrades and reclamation. Negotiates favorable prices with vendors on hardware and software.
Communicates status of activities with the team, peers, management, and end-users.
Selects, develops and motivates assigned staff.

Typically reports to a Director of Information Services or Senior Vice President
Direct reports may include Managers of IS and various IS department Associates.
Typically requires frequent persuasion or influencing of others
Typically faces situations that have a variety of interpretations and require careful evaluation.
Typically considers among many different options or procedures when solving problems.
Typically expected to provide infrequent status reports to management only as appropriate.

Under constant pressure to continuously meet tight deadlines, demanding quotas and/or must regularly deal with difficult situations

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.

Over one year of experience in a manager capacity


Key required skills:
  • 5+ years management/leadership experience and 3-5 years directly managing BI projects
  • Experience managing managers and leading medium to large teams (20+)
  • Financial responsibility with experience managing multiple diverse initiatives and budgets between ($5-10M)
  • Deep knowledge of Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) best practices
  • Proven track record of delivering BI projects on-time, on-budget, and with high quality
  • Strong communications skills with ability to influence at all levels
  • Experience with core BI tools such as (Microstrategy, Cognos, Hyperion, Tableau...)
  • Experience working with and/or building EDW or Datamart solutions
  • Strong database design, SQL, and reporting/analytics backround
Preferred Skills:
  • Retail acumen and Supply Chain experience strongly preferred
  • Specific experience managing Microstrategy BI initiatives
  • Experience with additional BI tools such as: Tableau, Teradata, Hadoop
  • Ability to manage Java, HTML5 based projects
Knowledge of MS Office and Lotus Notes
Proficiency with the Home Depot software architecture, methodology and governance.
Business and financial analysis skills.
People leadership/supervisory skills.
Technical skills may include experience with one or more of: UNIX, Informix, COBOL, JAVA, Catalyst WMS and YMS, Korn Shell Scripting, Novell, Netware, Onnet, Sequelink, TSO/ISPF/MVS, DB2/SQL, JCL, CSP, CICS TCP/IP, Visual Basic, Networking, and LAN administration.
Presentation, facilitation and writing skills.
Project management estimating, planning, controlling, and execution

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