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IT Project Manager

Job ID 1358453BR Date posted 03/02/2018 Location Mooresville, NC Location Name CSC-Mooresville Address 1000 Lowes Boulevard Employment Type I Regular Employment Type II Full-Time Line of Business Corporate Department 0374 - Project Mgmt 2
Are you a Pioneering Spirit? Lowe's is looking for Visionaries, Risk Takers, Adventurers. Lowe’s is looking for someone that is driven by potential—A trailblazer of innovation. We are a multibillion dollar company with 5 million MyLowes users and millions of daily site visits. We’re looking for someone that dares to take risks and is excited about the opportunity to work on problems that have never been attempted. So if you’re an innovator, the kind of person who thinks outside the box and is always excited about your next challenge, you might just be the Pioneering Spirit we’re looking for.


The primary purpose of this role is to conduct and oversee business-specific projects that are medium to large in size and highly complex by applying cross-functional (or deep functional) expertise in project management. This includes responsibilities for managing projects end-to-end through the planning, development, execution, and implementation stages, while adhering to Lowe's enterprise project practices. Overall, this role contributes to projects that ultimately work to move the organization forward and provide wide-scale improvements across the business.


Delivers multiple technical projects that are less complex or one to two small to medium highly complex project from planning to minimum realization with full responsibility and accountability for the outcomes through consistent communication with project stakeholders and personnel

Develops, analyzes, and manages all touch points of the project plan including responsibility for scheduling, global resource forecasting, managing project financials, and providing input and justification for costs and budget impact

Monitors the overall project performance (timeline, budget, and resource utilization) against plan and makes adjustments as needed when issues are identified and require resolution

Assists in the request for information (RFI), vendor request for proposal (RFP) processes as directed, and prepares and/or reviews status reports on key project performance metrics

Drives the work of assigned project team by requesting resources to support IT project demands and communicating a clear vision of project goals and objectives to the team

Coordinates team activities to ensure project milestones are achieved, providing performance feedback to team members' supervisors as appropriate and guidance on smaller less complex projects managed by IT Associate Project Managers

Manages, controls, and mitigates project risks by identifying and analyzing trigger events, establishing contingency plans; anticipating dependencies affected by ongoing project changes, and recommending ways to mitigate future risks to management

Participates in formal and informal training to continuously develop technical capabilities and project management skillset, enabling progression

Reviews and/or prepares status reports on key project performance metrics (i.e. deliverables, financials, duration, benefits) and/or provides data input for report preparation to Project Coordinators

Ensures the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining relationships with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management

Applies technical knowledge in software development, database management, IT architecture, Lowe's operating systems, etc. to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders such as internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management

Supports and is accountable to the IT Program Manager for the management, delivery and outcomes of assigned projects within the program


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, MIS or related field
4+ Experience in IT or related business area, including 2+ years managing IT specific projects
4+ Experience working on and/or managing IT project(s) involving the implementation of SDLC project life cycle methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
4+ Experience managing operational or project financial budgets and leading project teams
2+ Experience developing IT project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) / User Stories used to create project schedules and estimates
2+ Background in business analysis, software design, Software development, data architecture, operating systems, software testing or other technical area


Master's Degree or related field
Project Management Institute (PMI) or other project/program management certification
2+ Experience in IT project planning and coordination and working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional IT solutions
1+ Experience using formal business process improvement methodologies

About Lowe's

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE ® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States , Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,375 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 employees. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C. , Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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