The Hillman Group

Regional Sales-Project Manager

2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 9:13 AM)
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Responsible for coordinating activities and resources in support of Ace Hardware related Regional projects that impact customers, multiple Hillman departments, systems or work-flows with moderate to high risk and complexity.






Project Lead- Increases the performance capabilities and success of Ace Hardware related Field projects as related to sales through the implementation of industry standard project management processes.

  • Primary point of contact on Ace Hardware related Field projects
  • Oversees and responds to Ace Hardware field project requests and initiatives
  • Responsible for supporting Ace Field project review meetings and analysis
  • Participate in multiple cross organizational meetings as they pertain to Ace Field related projects
  • Lead partnership with Ace Project Managers on customized sets
  • Successful utilization of project management planning tools and five key project process groups (initiation, planning, execution, monitor/control and closing).
  • Develop and maintain a detailed project schedule which includes administrative tasks
  • Responsible for conducting root cause analysis and offer recommendations for process improvement
  • Maintain and monitor field project execution costs within approved P&L
  • Responsible for select project management of strategic sales initiatives

Process Best Practices- Support and manage a department project and process best practices repository for communication and in support of field related projects.

  • Overseas execution of Ace New store, conversion, or expansion resets (Fasteners & Keys)
  • Compile field project summary documents as defined by the project management best practices
  • Develop field wide work processes that enable the consistent execution of sales initiative, with excellence
  • Maintain field project management library

Communication - Leads the Hillman organization through pertinent and timely communications to complete and facilitate projects to meet the desired goals.

  • Maintain relationships with Ace Project Managers & Hillman Field Teams
  • Partners with Marketing, Field Teams, Ace Project Managers, & store owners within Group/VIP chain resets
  • Participate in multiple cross organizational meetings as they pertain to sales related projects
  • Update organization on projects and maintain project schedule

Support – Provides necessary support to the Hillman organization where required to complete designated project tasks or business tasks.

  • Acts as a liaison between Hillman Field Management & Ace Project Manager teams
  • Assists Ace Project Managers & Hillman Field Teams with sales specific tasks that pertain to projects
  • Ensures Hillman’s merchandising standards and retail best practices are met across core programs with Ae
  • Promptly responds to concerns, issues, and suggestions and acts to ensure positive inter-department relations
  • Performs other related duties as defined by Business Manager-Traditional Sales
  • Performs some business analyst duties as required by project



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Project Management Professional Certification preferred


  • 3 years of experience in the sales or project management
  • Experience with Retail and Distribution
  • Experience with retail merchandising and fixtures
  • Proficient in Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization, planning, and analytical skills
  • Able to lead and motivate employees
  • Fosters teamwork within the company
  • Able to travel weekly



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