Project Manager II - NC in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

Career Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Career Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:
    8/7/2018

Career Description

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:
SUMMARY The Project Manager II (PM) is responsible for all aspects of development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Plans, directs, and coordinates medium to large cross functional project activities to ensure that project goals are accomplished on time and within budget by performing the following duties personally or through project resources.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Perform project management duties as a part of a team on medium to large projects.

Partner with key stakeholders to define needs and initiate solution design and development.

Lead all phases of project delivery by planning, organizing, communicating and documenting.

Utilize provided tools and processes to manage resources, time and budget.

Organize and lead meetings with key stakeholders, vendors, and IT resources to define and deliver on business needs.

Maintain meeting minutes, follow-up tasks and ensure that open items are assigned and resolved.

Develop and maintain detailed project plans to manage dependencies across multiple teams and projects.

Manage scope and understand and communicate the impact of scope changes on timelines.

Manage expectations and deliver to plan and commitments.

Lead prioritization discussions to balance demand with resources.

Manage changes to baseline timeline through effective application of change control processes and tools.

Ensure requirements are in line with the businesss vision and that the solution meets the needs documented.

Lead and participate with other internal resources to improve processes and capabilities.

Lead vendor evaluations and RFP processes.

Prepare project status reports and keep management, stakeholders and others informed of project status and related issues on a recurring basis.

Ensure contractual documentation is place utilizing appropriate procurement processes

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, andor ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience partnering with business leads to deliver projects to expectations using PM tools and a documented, methodical approach to managing projects.

Experience directly related to the dutiesresponsibilities specified.

Ability to effectively present information to senior leadership.

Advanced skill in MS Office Professional Series (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook).

Knowledge of project management tools, methods and best practices as defined by the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

Proficient in Visio and comfortable creating process maps.

Ability to utilize documentation, knowledge bases, FAQs and WIKIs in problem resolution.

Proven experience in risk management, change management and people management.

Ability to identify risks throughout the project and assist with driving change management with processes, systems and team members.

EDUCATION andor EXPERIENCE
Bachelors Degree; and 5-7 years relevant experience; or Equivalent combination of education and experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position may directly supervise a Project Coordinator; this position may also directly or indirectly supervise a project team.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift andor move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift andor move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Career Requirements

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.