IT Project Manager in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description

The role requires both deep project management experience and the ability to facilitate the deployment of solutions by mapping customer business problems to reusable end-to-end technology solutions. PMs are key enablers for Advance Auto Parts and partner staff. They manage the complete lifecycle of large and complex projects and have a passion for customers that is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer experience. Demonstrated ability to engage in senior level business and technology decision maker discussions related to agility, business value, and end-to-end technology projects is required.


  • Will apply solid project management and leadership skills and experience in delivering projects on time, within budget, and with high customer satisfaction.
  • Must have proven experience managing within the PMI methodology.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have experience in managing medium to large size teams on site and remote. Experience in managing offshore resources is also preferred.
  • Must demonstrate expertise and proven ability in risk management and mitigation; establishes a strategy of continuous risk management that enables proactive decisions and actions throughout the project life cycle, and creates an environment to support it where the project team has visible, measurable, and repeatable processes for managing these risks.
  • Must be capable of collecting, reviewing and publishing project status with regards to resources, schedule, stakeholder management, and features that influence project performance and completion.
  • Will follow the principles and governance of the IT PMO in project delivery
  • Must demonstrate the ability to track progress against the Master Project Plan, and the Project Communications Plan in order to identify gain or slippage against overall timelines and ensure that these are communicated to the our stakeholders across the organization.
  • Where possible, aim to develop contingency plans to provide an alternative method of keeping the program on track in the event of a delay to one of the projects.

As a PM, you will help identify, pursue, and close strategic business development opportunities while continually driving add-on business value within existing accounts. To accomplish this, the PM must be effective in communicating project health and in articulating projects risks to executive leadership.


  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of program/project management experience required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) required
  • Experience in managing Agile projects preferred
  • Competency in Project Management, Change Management, Analytical Problem Solving, Customer/Partner Relationships, Product & Technology Expertise, Strategic Insight
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent work experience.


  • Preferred experience in Supply Chain, with a focus on Warehouse Management System (WMS) implementations (Highjump WMS experience a plus)