• Senior Project Manager (Non-Technical)

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2018 1:13 PM)
    Job ID
    Business Unit
    Facilities Maintenance
    Job Post Category
    Strategic Business Development
    Remote Position?
    Position Type
  • 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, issue
      resolution, 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


    • PMP and ScrumMaster Certification
    • Finance and/or Accounting Experience
    • Knowledge of SAP for Wholesale Distribution and ERP or similar complexity implementations (Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday)
    • Knowledge of PMBOK
    • Significant knowledge of waterfall/agile values, principles, and the Scrum framework.
    • At least one year experience in the role of Scrum Master or Iteration Manager diligently applying agile and Scrum principles and practices.
    • Knowledge of and experience with other waterfall frameworks (Kanban, Extreme Programming, etc.).
    • Experience demonstrating, and coaching others in, the areas of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and transparency.
    • 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.




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