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Mooresville, North Carolina
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5-7 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Deployment Planning Manager


Are you a Pioneering Spirit? Lowe's is looking for Visionaries, Risktakers, 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.


PURPOSE OF ROLE: The primary purpose of this role is to lead the analyst team to ensure quality execution of programs and projects by serving as the liaison between Merchandising, Merchandising Operations, and the field (Store Operations). This incudes responsibility for overseeing and handling the most complex programs, projects, and issues by coordinating with team to ensure timely, accurate, and efficient completion and resolution. In addition, this role has a large responsibility for communicating and coordinating with Third Party In-Store Service Groups (vendors) for contract negotiations and relationship management as well as with internal analysts teams to delegate and oversee project and process improvements.


•Leads a team to ensure third parties are compliant with standards through contracts and addendums, management of vendor relationships and execution of projects and programs, and identification and resolution of misalignments with HR issues internally or with 3rd party teams • Drives efficiency and quality for development and execution amongst internal and external teams by prioritizing work loads, communicating regularly, and monitoring timelines and budget • Determines scope of work, labor capacity, and qualifications for various projects with Strategic Sourcing, providing input on what work is to be completed and the final decision for labor selection • Manages project plans through planning to implementation with Merchandising, Merchandising Operations, and Store Operations to ensure the timely delivery of programs and projects and adherence to company guidelines
•Interacts with Directors, Vice Presidents, and other key stakeholders to ensure project and service expectations are consistent across all service and project activities and to connect the field and merchant points of view across top leadership


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Project Planning, Retailing, or related field
5+ Experience in Merchandising, Project Planning, Retail Stores, and Consulting
5+Experience in process development, strategy development, project management, or related area
Experience leading larger scale efforts and project teams, working cross functionally


Experience in continuous improvement methodology (i.e. Six Sigma, Lean)
Experience in planogramming and space management
Experience working with 3rd party vendors
Master's Degree MBA or related field Experience in Portfolio Management



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 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. 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.