ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

4 days left

Location
TX - Austin
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
23 Aug 2018
Closes
23 Sep 2018
Ref
120596
Sector
Retail
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Associate Project Manager is responsible for supporting teams by executing project management activities with minimal supervision. Associate Project Managers typically support low complexity projects in a non-vendor facing capacity. 

Associate Project Managers create and maintain project plans, develop and communicate status reports, manage issues and risks, and control project scope. In addition, they monitor and adjust to given budgets and complete associated internal cost-benefit analysis efforts.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

50% - Delivery & Support: 
Executes project scoping and scope management planning; manages scope appropriately 
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met 
Executes and documents cost benefit analysis and justification findings 
Develops and communicates project plan, dependencies, and status updates highlighting any potential issues, including schedule, resource, cost, and risks; manages to project plan effectively 
Applies lessons learned to subsequent projects 
Executes change approval process and implementation of approved changes 
Completes toll gate artifacts (Charter, Business Acceptance Document, etc.) 
10% - Monitoring: 
Identifies, defines, and takes action to mitigate project risks in a timely and effective manner 
Monitors, tracks, and adjusts project plans based on critical milestones 
Monitors budget; makes necessary adjustments to remain on budget, escalating as necessary 
Monitors project activities to predict, mitigate, and remediate misalignments with The Home Depot's compliance regulations 
40% - Administration & Operations: 
Updates The Home Depot systems (including financial systems and project closeout) 
Creates, documents, and uploads lessons learned 
Executes other Project Management duties as needed 
Monitors outstanding invoices and collects funds as necessary, escalating as needed 
Publishes and tracks creation of related artifacts

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Technology Coordination Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

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

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

ESSENTIAL SKILLS: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States
Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years
Physical Requirements:
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.
Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
0-1 years of relevant work experience 
Professional or educational experience in project management or project management support activities 
Familiarity with the planning and execution of projects and risk mitigation strategies 
Exposure to and interest in learning project management execution in a modern software environment via multiple methodologies 
Comfort working in blended execution methodologies 
Experience balancing the completion of assigned tasks with managing up as needed 
Experience using Microsoft Office tools
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives 
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences 
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder 
Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals 
Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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