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Project Lead - Enterprise Business Process Excellence

Company: The Home Depot
Location: Ellenwood
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

  • Position Purpose:The Home Depot ("THD") is redefining the future of retail. As a Fortune 50 company and the largest home improvement retailer, we are one of the world's most innovative companies and are on a mission to meld our 2,200+ stores, 450k+ associates, dozens of unique services, and award-winning website to enable "doers" of all types, whatever the job is at hand. The Enterprise Business Process Excellence Team works with business partners across THD to ensure processes are optimized to align with technology advancements and overall business strategies. -The team is engaged with all new business initiatives at THD and is responsible for execution and sign-off of Finance readiness for all changes. -The Project Lead role of the Enterprise Business Process Excellence Team will support work streams critical to The Home Depot strategic vision. In this role, the Project Lead receives exposure to the business and has the opportunity to cultivate trusted working relationships with senior business partners while affecting change from within one of the world's leading retailers. - Duties will include but are not limited to:
    • Leading work teams to document the comprehensive end-to-end processes (people/decisions, technology, and data) for new initiates.
    • Collaborating with accounting and finance partners to identify and address all changes and impacts to financial transactions/data/processes. -
    • Drive successful project management of deliverables and change management of initiatives for Finance through managing work plans and status reportingMajor Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
      • 40%- PROJECT CONTROL - Develops an effective plan for controlling project scope, schedule and cost, and monitors project execution to ensure that the plan is being followed. Creates and effectively coordinates documentation to explain changes or potential changes to the baseline and ensures the approved changes -are implemented. -
      • 30%- PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS - Develops an effective plan for communicating project information to the project team and to the project stakeholders. Develops written status reports and scorecards and creates/presents project review documents to senior leadership.
      • 10%- PROJECT RISK ASSESSMENT - Leads the definition of project risks and the required mitigation approaches. Monitors project activities for the occurrence of -risks and takes timely action to escalate or mitigate the risk. Advises project team members and stakeholders of actions required or completed.
      • 10%- PROJECT LESSONS LEARNED - At the completion of a project or project phase, captures key lessons learned and communicates to peer Project Leaders. Effectively applies lessons learned in subsequent projects.
      • 10%- PROJECT ENVIRONMENT - Shares responsibility with the project leadership for providing a good working environment. Ensures teams are staffed, duties and -responsibilities are understood by everyone and that an inclusive environment is maintained.Nature and Scope: Reports to Sr Finance Manager This role has no direct reports 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.Standard Minimum Qualifications: Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. Years of Relevant Work Experience: -3 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. Preferred Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or related field
        • Understanding of Finance and Accounting business processes
        • Experience gathering customer input through interviews, focus groups, or through other available sources
        • Process optimization and improvement experience
        • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers at all levels - - -
        • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail - - - -
        • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently
        • Certifications in Lean Six Sigma Green or Black BeltKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
          • Knowledge of accounting principles and practicies, analysis and reporting of financial data.
          • Knowledge of business and mgmt. Principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation.
          • Project management skills; ability to prioritize and mult-task effectively.
          • Judgement and decision-making skills; considering relative costs, benefits of potential actions.
            Pay Rate: -

Keywords: The Home Depot, Atlanta , Project Lead - Enterprise Business Process Excellence, Other , Ellenwood, Georgia

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