Field Retail Project Lead in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

The primary purpose of this role is to lead, support, and execute the delivery of ATD’s Retail Learning Strategy. The project is a strategic initiative for ATD in which our internal micro-learning platform is offered to our 80,000 customers. The Project Lead is responsible for developing and managing the execution of project/program plans, schedules, status reporting, and capacity forecasts while creating and managing content in support of this initiative.
Reporting to the Vice President of L&D, this role requires someone with the ability to coordinate with numerous internal and external organizations. The ideal candidate will have a background that includes: Instructional Design, business acumen, project management, large scale implementation and data analytics.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with the L&D team along with key internal and external business partners to drive the adoption of field retail programs.
  • Lead the design and development of content for the program
  • Ensure the programs are administered and deployed to applicable audiences
  • Develops, analyzes, and manages all touch points of project plans including responsibility for scheduling kick-off meetings and status updates, budget forecasting, communicating with creative and channel teams and providing justification for costs and budget impact.
  • Completes business case review to ensure project value proposition addresses root cause and aligns to overall ATD strategies
  • Serve as primary point of contact for L&D as business lead providing overall requirements
  • In partnership with the Change Management, monitors the overall project performance (timeline, budget, and resource utilization) against plan and makes adjustments as needed when issues are identified and require resolution.
  • Drives the execution of multiple work streams by gaining cross-functional support for plans, obtaining and distributing resources, setting standards and measuring progress. Identifies process gaps as necessary and develops steps to close those gaps.
  • 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 leadership.
  • Acts as a resource for ATD’s customers as main point of contact.
  • Acts as a resource for marketing materials and supports ATD’s field sales teams to ensure they are equipped to sell program as designed.

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•             Bachelor's Degree
•             4 to 6 years experience working with large scale projects and implementations
•             2+ years’ experience leading multiple complex workstreams, working with internal and external stakeholders.

•             Background in Instructional Design
•             Retail
•             Automotive Industry a plus, but not required.   

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R09841