Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE
The Product Management Senior Manager is responsible for attracting, retaining and developing top talent focused on assessing market needs and inspiring cross-functional product teams to find the fastest way to achieve value around those needs. The Product Management Sr. Manager focuses on guiding and executing the delivery of business value to drive sales, improve efficiency and improve customer satisfaction through the production of quality products. Within their designated enterprise product line, Senior Managers work closely with teams of developers, designers and business partners. They guide in-depth business reviews, communicate and present across all levels of the organization and support cross-functional product teams.
The Product Management Senior Manager leads the strategy to deliver quality products that add value. The Senior Manager is skilled and experienced in generating innovative ideas for growth within their respective areas and across the Product Management organization. The Product Management Senior Manager must exhibit the ability to lead managers and their teams and drive change management and process improvement. The Product Management Senior Manager often leads senior-level Product Managers and/or leads teams of Product Managers that are responsible for higher-profile, more impactful products.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 40% - Strategy & Planning:
    Looks across product teams and feature sets with a focus on alignment and dependencies
    Sets the overall product vision and strategies for the enterprise product by gaining a thorough understanding of customer and associate needs, both existing and potential, and using that knowledge to provide Home Depot customers and associates with an unparalleled shopping experience
    Drives growth for the business by applying domain expertise to provide thought leadership and translate vision into action
    Collaborates across the enterprise to create alignment between products in order to provide a seamless user experience
    Understands financial and business impact of proposed product updates and activities within portfolio, prioritizes updates to support the enterprise roadmap, and based on prioritization allocates funding across the products
    Identifies goals, metrics and appropriate analytics to measure the performance of the product and its individual features, and continually makes recommendations and refinements to the product based on learnings
    Contributes to and makes recommendations for strategic plans in support of key objectives in a timely and fiscally responsible manner
    Participates in and influences development of technology roadmaps across the enterprise
    Supports and nurtures strategic vendor relationships; recommends ways to influence vendors that align to domain, portfolio, and enterprise strategic objectives
  • 30% - Delivery & Execution:
    Drives product development by reviewing performance and directing work efforts of product teams to ensure products are aligned with company, stakeholder and end user priorities
    Understands enterprise goals and KPIs to ensure value is delivered against them
    Resolves issues within or across product teams that may impair teams from delivery of a quality product in order to meet strategic, financial and technical goals
    Receives and prioritizes incoming requests from business partners and stakeholders while keeping in mind the business strategy, product vision and user needs
    Provides guidance on design of products while keeping in mind dependencies and integration with other products across the enterprise
    Reviews and analyzes product metrics to inform strategic and tactical product decisions
    Makes suggestions that help drive operational excellence to create internal customer satisfaction and meet operational metrics
  • 30% - People:
    Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to Product Managers
    Attracts, retains and develops top talent to build a world class Product Management Team
    Conducts annual and mid-year reviews, reviewing individual development plans and providing performance feedback
    Fosters collaboration with team members (Engineering, UX, etc.) to drive value and identify and resolve impediments
    Acts as a proponent of modern software development practices
    Advocates for the end user and stakeholder by becoming associated with the product, empathizing with and understanding user needs
    Works with the product team to continuously assess progress, disseminate lessons learned, and understand next steps
    Manages cross functional team and stakeholder expectations to execute on product strategy and provides education to requestors to determine prioritization based on tangible benefits and/or user experience
    Guides more junior team members in strategy, alignment, analysis and execution tasks
    Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software desi

NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Technology Director, Senior Director or Vice President.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition

Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Knowledge, Skills, abilities and Competencies:

  • Attracts Top Talent: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs
  • Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
  • Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful
  • Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization s goals
  • Drives Engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
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Atlanta, Georgia

​When it was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, The Home Depot began changing consumers’ perspectives about how they could care for and improve their homes. The Company created the “do-it-yourself” concept, spawning an entire industry that now spans the globe.

Today, The Home Depot® is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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