Home Depot Senior Product Manager, BlackLocus in Austin, Texas
The Sr. Product Manager is responsible for assessing market needs and inspiring cross-functional product teams to find the fastest way to achieve value around those needs. The role focuses on delivering business value to drive sales, improve efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction through the production of quality products The Sr. Product Manager must not only be able to develop new ideas for products, but deliver them in coordination with a product roadmap. You are a leader and are comfortable operating in both technical and business environments. The Sr. Product Managers work closely with teams of developers, designers, data scientist 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). The Sr. Product Manager is often responsible for products that are higher-profile and/or that are larger in scope.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
70%- Develop/contribute to product roadmap that fits into the vision of Home Depot; Work with Dev. Managers to groom backlogs, sprint plan, lead demos, retrospectives and daily standups; Write clear and concise requirements and user stories, prioritize development items and coordinate schedules with data science and engineering teams
30%- Align on and communicate roadmap to stakeholders; Work with Business partners to understand and support change management needs and cross functional dependencies; Work with support and business counterparts to develop pilots programs, product rollout plans etc.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to the Director of Product Management BL
This position has no direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
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:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
3+ years experience in product management or as a product owner building and shipping products
Experience working with product teams (engineering, UX, Data Science) with strong interpersonal skills
Experience communicating and presenting to leadership teams and facilitating projects
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: 3 years
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.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Strong communication skills: verbal and written
Ability to build relationships and work cross functionally with business partners
Project focus: Understands, anticipates and meets business and project needs.
Results orientation: consistently delivers on commitments, takes initiative, has a bias toward action, takes responsibility, shows individual accountability, has a sense of urgency, makes timely decisions.
Ability to understand data science, software development, analytics, and machine learning.
Ability to manage through influence/leverage partnerships.
Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical.
Experience managing technical projects.
Flexible and responsive; able to perform in a fast paced, dynamic, decision making environment and meet aggressive timelines
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