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Home Depot Senior Product Manager- Workday in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Sr. Product Manager- Workday is responsible for building scalable and innovative solutions for Human Resources leveraging the Workday Platform. The individual would join our product team in the Human Resources organization working closely with stakeholders to deliver an outstanding associate experience. The role will work closely with functional resources to determine how Workday can be leveraged to maximize value for the assigned module and actively engage with Workday in management of releases, support, and defining of best practices.

Within Workday, Sr. Product Managers work closely with teams 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. Importantly, the Sr. Product Manager, must be able to work at the strategic level (generating innovative ideas for growth, change management) and at the tactical level (analyzing data, solving problems, being a force multiplier and leader of their teams).

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

50% - Strategy & Planning:

Seeks to empathize with and understand the end user deeply and use that knowledge to determine the fastest path to deliver value

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 makes recommendations and refinements to the product backlog based on learnings

Manages and grooms the product backlog; makes future decisions based on the value that will be delivered

Partners with Finance to understand financial needs and assist 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

Ensures that product directions balance both the user needs and business goals of driving sales, improving efficiency and enhancing customer satisfaction

20% - Delivery & Execution:

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 and considers pros, cons, issues, obstacles, dependencies and value associated with features and enhancements

Participates in standups, iteration planning sessions, product demo, and retrospectives

Condenses complex technical concepts into non-technical language for stakeholders

30% - People:

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 design and development core practices (communities of practice)

Participates in talent acquisition, development and retention activities in support of team

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Product Management Manager or Sr. Manager.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% 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:

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 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.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

2-4 years of relevant Workday experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders

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 Vision and Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action

Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people

Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems

Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learni

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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