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Product Manager, Online Merchandising Tools (145416)

GA - Atlanta Corporate

  • Date Posted: Mar 19, 2021
  • Company: HOME DEPOT PRODUCT AUTHORITY
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: E-Commerce
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No



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Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
The Product Manager (PM) position 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 line, PMs focus on delivering incremental value by driving product changes and working closely with a team of developers, designers, and business partners. They support in-depth business reviews, communicate and present across all levels of the organization, and support cross-functional product teams.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIE

40% - Strategy & Planning:
Gains a thorough understanding of customer and associate needs, both existing and potential, and uses that knowledge to help deliver enterprise products that provide Home Depot customers and associates with an unparalleled shopping experience 
Translates business goals and end user needs into product strategy; communicates direction and product priorities to the development team, other matrixed teams, and third-party partners 
Identifies goals, metrics, and analytics to determine product value; continually making recommendations and refinements to the product backlog based on learnings 
Conduct end user research to help identify user stories and help determine Minimum Viable Product (MVP) 
Partners with Finance to understand financial needs and assists in the creation of business plans for new opportunities 
Monitors research as well as the competitive landscape to recommend the best solutions and ensure that products remain or become best in class 
Evaluates research and market analysis on industry innovations and technology platforms to recommend the best possible solution 

30% - Delivery & Execution: 
Ensure product is aligned with company, stakeholder and end-user priorities to drive sales, improve efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction 
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met 
Formulates, tests and refines assumptions and hypotheses through user research and testing 
Creates, prioritizes and accepts user stories; incorporate them into release planning 
Makes product decisions that drive value on a daily basis 
Identifies pros, cons, issues, obstacles, dependencies and value associated with features and enhancements 
Participates in standups, iteration planning sessions, product demos and retrospectives 
Condenses complex technical concepts into non-technical language for stakeholders 

30% - People: 
Fosters collaboration with team members (Engineering, User Experience Designers, etc.) to drive value and collectively identify and resolve impediments 
Acts as a proponent of modern software development practices 
Advocates for the end user and stakeholder by empathizing with and understanding user needs and becoming the domain expert 
Regularly 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; provides education to requestors to determine prioritization based on tangible benefits and/or user experience 
Exhibit active listening, facilitate sessions, and clearly communicate at all levels (Executive Leadership Team, store associates, etc.) and in all formats the product


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
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: 1 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:
1-3 years of relevant work experience 
Experience working as a Product Manager in a modern software development based enterprise environment 
Demonstrated experience with modern software development product management practices and agile methodologies, specifically the extreme programming (XP) principles of paired programming, test driven development, and continuous deployment 
Experience working in a fast paced, fluid environment where priorities shift on a regular basis 
Experience communicating with and influencing functional and technical team members at all levels in the organization
Experience working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team 
Experience creating, prioritizing and accepting user stories 
Experience conducting user research and testing to understand needs 
Experience identifying goals, metrics and analytics to measure product value 
Experience conducting competitive research and analysis

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
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 
Drives Results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances 
Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people 
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear 
Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder 
Organizational Savvy: Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process and people-related organizational dynamics 
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations 
Empathy: Understands the needs of multiple stakeholders and is responsive in meeting their needs with the most optimal resolution 
Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals


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.