Senior Director Product Management
Website The Home Depot
If you are passionate and seasoned product leader yearning to transform experiences for millions of customers and thousands of passionate associates, we are looking for you to join The Home Depot leadership team as a Senior Director of Product Management.
For a specific business domain, the Senior Director of Product Management develops and drives alignment of the overall product management strategy and promotes and drives product management excellence. This role is responsible for collaborating with business and technology partners to plan for and achieve goals of the associated business domain and for supporting the enterprise roadmap. This role uses domain expertise, product management excellence, strategic planning, and knowledge of market and industry trends to guide the delivery of business value and to drive sales, improve efficiency and improve customer satisfaction. The Senior Director of Product Management ensures that value-driven, customer supported, and data driven product road maps are effectively prioritized and sequenced to build and optimize seamless shopping experiences and journeys that delight customers and associates. Senior Directors are also responsible for guiding others in execution and professional development and for attracting, retaining, and developing top talent.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
40% Strategy & Planning:
Applies business domain and product management expertise to drive the overall product strategy for a particular business domain, create growth for the business, and deliver value for our customers
Drives the prioritization, sequencing and execution of product roadmap to ensure that capital is effectively deployed
Partners with functional and technical leaders to identify and plan for the capabilities necessary to deliver on the product roadmap for the associated business domain
Provides input into Enterprise Product Roadmap planning to ensure alignment across the enterprise
Stays abreast of research and market analysis, meets with third party vendors, and maintains knowledge of business domain, industry innovations, technology platforms, and product management best practices
Understands financial and business impacts product strategy decisions and prioritizes updates to support the enterprise roadmap
Establishes and nurtures strategic vendor relationships; owns strategic vendor relationships as needed to align to domain, portfolio, and enterprise strategic objectives
Drives product development quality by reviewing performance and directing work efforts to ensure product management practices are adhered to and delivered in alignment with company, stakeholder and end-user priorities
Understands enterprise goals and KPIs to ensure value is delivered against them
Consistently monitors product-related metrics and pivots as necessary to realize intended value
Drives operational excellence to create internal customer satisfaction and meet operational metrics
Enables consistent measurement and transparent visibility of results, dependencies, and connection points across multiple stakeholders at all levels in the organization
Establishes and refines a highly effective and tactfully executed product management discipline for the associated business domain
Supports successful delivery of product management practices by advocating for the position of product management as it relates to customer backed design and prioritizing work based on value
Advocates for the end user and stakeholder by empathizing with and understanding user needs and becoming the domain expert
Champions business domain and associated product management vision and strategy
Creates a healthy team culture of happy and productive associates who understand the vision and strategy and are empowered to make the decisions necessary to execute and meet clearly defined and communicated metrics
Drives innovation with her/his team and empowers them to make decisions
20%- People Development:
Shapes and supports product management leaders (direct reports) who can strengthen The Home Depot’s product management bench strength, improve upon existing capabilities, and develop others who understand and advocate for product management excellence across the enterprise
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
Nature and Scope:
Reports to Vice President, Customer Experience
This role has 6 direct reports.
Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Standard 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.
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:
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.
Proficient in leading a successful product team within a fast-paced, multi-division, national company
Proficient in defining, communicating and driving value propositions, success metrics and outcomes
Deep domain expertise in associated business domain
Proficient in shaping, aligning and guiding execution of strategic direction for domain or significant portfolio segment
Proficient in utilizing deep market and industry knowledge to achieve strategic objectives
Ability to concisely, confidently and effectively communicate, advocate for, and demonstrate the value of product management
Proficient in communicating, building influence and developing relationships with functional and technical leaders across all levels in the organization
Proficient in selecting and leading strategic vendor relationships or acting as the primary point of contact for strategic partnerships
Proficient in managing and developing direct reports who lead others
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Attracts top talent: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs
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
Courage: Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said
Cultivates Innovation: Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Customer Focus: Builds strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Develops Talent: Develops people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals
Drives Engagement: Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Drives Vision and Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action
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
Persuades: Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others
Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
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
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.
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