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Home Depot Manager, Item Data Governance in Atlanta, Georgia


At, our award-winning e-Commerce team is blazing a trail of retail shopping innovation by leveraging cutting-edge technology with our 2,200+ store locations and a relentless focus on customer service. We have been named one of the world’s most innovative companies and we are on a mission to provide the best interconnected shopping experience to our consumers. To do so, we need more dreamers, innovators and big thinkers passionate about re-imagining the future of retail. Interested in making history with us? If so, apply today to experience what it’s like to be a part of our team. Who knows? Your next big idea may just change the future of retail!

The Manager, Item Data Governance, is part of the enterprise Product/Item Data team, which is responsible for designing the product taxonomy, defining product attributes, and ensuring data quality and data integrity for product data at The Home Depot. The Manager will be responsible for managing a team of Sr. Analysts/Analysts working on multiple projects across the company to optimize the product taxonomy or in support of expansions to the overall assortment. The Manager will be responsible for helping to define overall processes, methodologies, and strategy for the team and will also define metrics/reporting needed to measure the impact and value of projects assigned to their team. Additionally, the role will provide oversight for ongoing projects – working to prioritize activities, ensuring that projects are completed within communicated timeliness, and resolving issues/escalations within their peer group or project team.


  • 40% - Manage multiple enterprise-item related capital projects by integrating and leading the efforts of a broad range of contributors, ensuring that all necessary project deliverables are complete on time and within budget. Work closely with management to gain approval for initiatives.

  • 20% - Act as the integrator across the range of program contributors including internal groups, vendors, IT and third party software providers by identifying and managing dependencies across disparate workstreams and mitigating overall risk to the program success.

  • 20% - Design and review practical, realistic project plans and hold project teams accountable for execution and quality of projects.

  • 20% - Maintain quality and fiscal control of projects. Provide metrics, measurement, evaluation and reporting as needed in support of capital projects. Track projects from inception through implementation.


Position reports to Sr. Manager, Enterprise Item Data

This position has 5 direct reports.



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


Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

No travel required


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: 5 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of business experience, preferably in Ecommerce, Retail, or Management Consulting

  • SQL Experience

  • Proficiency in current department software for all technical applications including Microsoft Project, Excel, Word & PowerPoint

  • Strong planning & project management skills including multi-tasking, work prioritization, meeting deadlines and operating under pressure

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence a wide range of people and teams and create movement toward common goals.

  • Embraces change and adjusts quickly to altering work demands

  • Strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships and provide exceptional customer service

  • Ability to think strategically and work in fast paced environment

  • Understanding of overall HD business model and how enterprise item data fits into the organization

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Decision Quality

  • Collaborates

  • Drives Engagement

  • Ensures Accountability

  • Plans and Aligns

  • Communicates Effectively

  • Customer Focus

  • Develops Talent

  • Drives Results

  • Manages Conflict

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.