Home Depot DIRECTOR PRODUCT MANAGEMENT in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Director of Product Management is responsible for delivering business value to drive sales, improve efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction through the production of quality products. Within their designated enterprise product, the Director focuses on delivering value by leading the strategic vision and product road-map across the customer journey and ensuring all products within their portfolio are aligned to the vision. The Director identifies and connects interdependencies with other products within the customer journey. They support business reviews, communicate the product vision, and present across all levels of the organization.

Directors attract, retain, motivate, coach and mentor top Product Mgmt talent. Typically reports to Sr. Director or Vice President.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

20% Partners with functional and technical leaders to identify and plan capabilities necessary to meet short and long-term business needs. Develops and executes strategic plans in support of key objectives in a timely and fiscally responsible manner

10% 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 use that knowledge to provide Home Depot customers and associates with an unparalleled shopping experience

15% Identifies goals, metrics & 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; Drives growth for the business by applying domain expertise to provide thought leadership & translate vision into action

20% 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; Resolves issues within or across product teams that may impair teams from delivery of a quality product in order to meet strategic, financial, & goals

15% Advocates for the end user and stakeholder by empathizing with and understanding user needs and becoming the domain expert; Defines and communicates value propositions, product success metrics and outcomes

20% Attracts, retains, develops and motivates product management talent; Manages and coordinates strategic direction for staff;Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to direct reports; Conducts annual and mid-year reviews, reviewing individual development plans and providing performance feedback

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

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

Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

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: 8 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.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

8-10 years of relevant work experience

Proficient in defining, communicating and driving value propositions, success metrics and outcomes

Proficient in shaping, aligning and guiding execution of strategic direction for domain or significant portfolio segment

Proficient in communicating, building influence and developing relationships with functional and technical leaders, with high level vendor partners and across all levels in the organization

Proficient in selecting and leading strategic vendor relationships with functional and technical leaders, with high level vendor partners and across all levels in the organization

Proficient in managing and developing direct reports with their own span of control

Proficient in utilizing deep market and industry knowledge to achieve strategic objectives

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies

Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

Persuades: Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others

Financial Acumen: Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions

Organizational Savvy: Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.