• Program Manager - Information Technology

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/7/2018 10:32 AM)
    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

    Manage relationships with key vendors. Balance effective cost management, resourcing capacity, work efficiency, quality and risk coverage while maximizing benefits capture.


    Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

    • Manages and facilitates projects within the program.
    • Secures commitments from line managers and negotiates for resources with contractors and third parties.
    • Manages overall program budget, risks and mitigation planning.
    • Manages change and acceptance initiatives brought about by program activities.
    • Manages a core team of dedicated resources including time and task management, performance, development, goal and objective setting.
    • Develops policies and procedures.

    Nature and Scope

    • Solutions require analysis and investigation.
    • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience.
    • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.

    Work Environment

    • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
    • 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.
    • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

    Education and Experience

    • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

    Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 10+ years experience in project and/or PMO environment
    • Experience within a matrix management environment.
    • Staff management experience preferred.
    • Familiarity with CMMI and/or ITIL preferred.
    • Formal project management training and/or PMI Certification highly preferred.
    • Business Acumen
    • PMP and ScrumMaster Certification
    • Knowledge of SAP for and ERP or similar complexity implementations (Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday)
    • Knowledge of Wholesale Distribution
    • Knowledge of PMBOK
    • Significant knowledge of agile values, principles, and the Scrum and Safe frameworks.
    • 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 agile 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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