The Home Depot is always striving to deliver outstanding customer service, drive improvement and develop talent that will grow our business into the future. For individuals who are results-oriented, and interested in developing leadership skills within a dynamic team-focused environment, we offer our Assurance and Advisory Management Program (AMP) - Rotational LDP.
Ensuring significant business exposure, this two-year program includes rotations through a variety of challenging auditing and consulting assignments, providing learning opportunities in areas such as leadership, finance, operations, merchandising, IT, interconnected retail, global sourcing and supply chain. AMP associates review areas of controllership, perform risk assessments and evaluate business/operational processes to identify process improvement opportunities and mitigate risks. AMP is designed to drive continuous improvement in the Company while developing the career and leadership skills of associates in the program. The leadership development component of the program includes specialized technical and management/leadership training classes (in conjunction with a local university), formal mentoring program and a variety of management growth opportunities. Graduates of the program will accelerate their career in AMP or move into other functional roles within the business.
If you’re ready to advance your career with a Fortune 50 company while giving back to your community and working in an environment with endless opportunities – Be a part of The Home Depot’s NEXT generation of leaders.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Develop and execute a project plan for a specified segment of a project; execute and deliver key tracks or segments of a project; formulate objectives, identify resources, set timelines, communicate results and present deliverables for segment.
Create status reports for management and other associates on project progress; assist with presentations; give and receive feedback, performance reviews; hold regular development discussions with management.
Determine objectives and risks of core and support processes that support a business strategy using the Business Process Review and Six Sigma methodologies; create a process map and identify critical success factors; use data/metrics to measure the risk within the process and the impact of controls on the process opportunities; evaluate effectiveness of controls; identify sustainable solutions to fix breakdowns.
Lead teams to create sophisticated data collection plans; identify sources of data (operational, financial, industry, etc.); gather, analyze, and manipulate data; review data for trends and exceptions and draw sound conclusions; use statistical data tools to graphically display and analyze results; review and create cost/benefit analysis and financial/data models with limited supervision.
Accept and facilitate change by understanding the vision, assist management with developing a strategy to ensure that the change lasts; identify and remove barriers; lead in implementing changes, developing training, creating rewards/measurements.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
Between 2-5 years of prior full time work experience
Prior work experience within engineering, accounting, business, auditing or consulting firms
Prior audit and/or process improvement experience a plus
Project Management experience
Ability to communicate with executive management
Demonstrated leadership attributes
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Problem solving and analytical skills (data analytics)
Ability to communicate with all levels of associates and Executive Management
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and prioritize work
Ability to work in ambiguous situations with little direction