Technology Coordination Manager
Company: The Home Depot
Posted on: November 10, 2018
The Technology Coordination Manager is responsible for supporting teams through project management activities. Technology Coordination Managers typically support high complexity projects in a vendor facing capacity. They are also responsible for managing, guiding, and developing more junior team members.
Above and beyond standard project and program management related tasks, the Technology Coordination Manager plays a strategic role in the engagement of 3rd party vendors and the management of those relationships. In addition, they look across projects with a focus on the identification of common roadblocks and collaborate with Sr. Managers to mitigate risk and standardize best practices.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
40% - Delivery & Execution:
Executes project scoping and manages scope for medium to large complexity projects
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Creates, monitors, tracks, and adjusts project plans based on critical milestones
Conducts budget planning and manages budget
Completes toll gate artifacts (Charter, Business Acceptance Document, etc.)
Conducts cost benefit analysis and justification of findings
Develops and communicates status updates highlighting any potential issues, including schedule, resource, cost, and risks
Documents and applies lessons learned to subsequent projects
Forecasts timelines, budget needs, and resource needs with accuracy
Regularly and actively contributes to alignment activities across projects
Understands organizational goals to apply to project work
Ensures all systems are updated on a standard cadence (e.g. financials) and that all project artifacts are created and posted to centralized repositories
15% - Monitoring:
Identifies, defines, and mitigates risks
Manages projects in adherence with The Home Depot's compliance regulations
Captures and drives issues to resolution
30% - Strategy & Planning:
Maintains vendor relationships
Partners with other leaders to make suggestions on pricing negotiations, SLAs, resource plans, etc.
Proactively manages, mitigates, and communicates vendor-related risks
Manages the purchase order and invoicing process with 3rd party vendors
Proactively plans for and identifies trends and common road blocks within and across projects
Collaborates with peers and Sr. Managers to create standards and processes that mitigate negative impact
15% - People:
Provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to Project Managers
Attracts, retains, and develops top talent
Conducts annual and mid-year reviews, reviewing individual development plans and providing performance feedback
Acts as a proponent of project management best practices
Facilitates the onboarding and ramp up of new project team members
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Technology Coordination Sr. Manager, Technology Director or Sr. Director.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements: 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
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years
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.
5-7 years of relevant work experience
Experience working as a project manager
Proficient in the planning and execution of projects and risk mitigation strategies
Proficient in project management execution in modern software environment via multiple methodologies
Experience using Microsoft Office tools
Experience managing and growing team members in a professional setting
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Attracts Top Talent: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs
Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
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
Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization s goals
Directs Work: Providing direction, delegating and removing obstacles to get work done
Drives Engagement: Creating an environment where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
Financial Acumen: Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
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