IT Senior Manager - Process Improvement and Operational Excellence

US-GA-Atlanta
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-24547
Business Unit
Corporate GSC
Job Post Category
Information Technology
Remote Position?
No
Position Type
Full-Time

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

Manage a large team or a group of small teams that develop, implement and support new/existing software applications and hardware platforms. Work with user groups to ensure operational stability and that applications meet the practical needs of the company.

 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

 

  • Builds relationship with key user and operations 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.
  • Manages and tracks the progress of multiple development projects to include administration, work plans, resource planning and control, status reports, and budgeting. Conduct regular project reviews.
  • Resolves information services problems by analyzing issues, discerning the most appropriate course of action, providing tactical direction and reallocating resources as necessary.
  • Conducts financial analyses to support strategic planning on system purchases, upgrades and reclamation. Negotiates favorable prices with vendors.
  • Communicates status of activities with the team, peers, management and end-users.
  • Selects, develops and motivates assigned staff.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.
  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience. May recommend/make decisions regarding new programs/initiatives that have significant impact to the business and carry consequences in unsuccessful endeavors.
  • Manages a larger team or multiple small teams through direction of subordinate management and/or supervisory staff.

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 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

     

 

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Join our world-class IT organization as a senior leader!  You will lead a team of 8-10 IT projects managers, process improvement and sourcing associates.   You will lead the team in developing and executing initiatives across IT architecture, engineering and operations. 

You will provide leadership of Operational Excellence initiates to drive continuous improvement of strategy across the functional areas.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • BS/BA or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years in an enterprise sized IT organization focused on architecture, engineering and operations.
  • 5+ years directly managing IT resources.
  • Waterfall and Agile execution methodology experience.
  • IT and M&A execution experience, Program Management, and Pipeline Prioritization. 
  • Provide leadership of Operational Excellence initiates to drive continuous improvement of strategy and methodology for Architecture, Engineering and Operations projects
  • Proven ability to lead and manage cross functional teams to ensure objectives.

  • Forecasting, budgeting and planning.
  • SAP or similar ERP, Cloud technology implementations, infrastructure execution.

 

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