Contractors’ Warehouse —
Associate Product Manager – Decision Analytics

Location
Atlanta, GA

Category
Technology

Type
Corporate

Job ID
154755


Bonus Eligible

401(k) Company Matching

Employee Stock Purchase Program

COVID PRECAUTIONS


Health and temperature checks at all locations

Associates are required to wear a mask

Required social distancing measures throughout buildings

Increased cleaning frequency and enhanced sanitation efforts
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 high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 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:

  • Undergraduate degree in Analytics, Finance, Information Systems or related field is preferred
  • 1 to 2 years of relevant work experience is preferred
  • Experience in SQL, Tableau, and similar tools preferred
  • Experience problem solving and data analytics
  • Experience with modern software development product management practices and agile methodologies
  • Experience creating, prioritizing, and accepting user stories
  • Experience conducting user research and testing to understand needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate via data visualization, written summaries and oral presentations

Familiarity working in a fast paced, fluid environment where priorities shift on a regular basis
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • 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 achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people
  • 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
  • Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
POSITION PURPOSE
The Associate Product Manager – Decision Analytics position assists in the development of advanced analytics to support the company’s strategic objectives. The role works cross-functionally with business partners from Merchandising, Finance, Operations, Supply Chain, Online and IT to design and implement decision analytics, tools, and new visibility/reporting capabilities. This role has responsibility for creating analytics, translating business questions to actionable insights, supporting ongoing analytical needs, designing new analytical platforms, and partnering with cross-functional teams to deliver high quality analytics solutions for the Home Depot. This role is expected to leverage effective communication skills to translate complex analyses into understandable insights, with a passion to learn and develop.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

20% – Strategy & Planning:

  • Listens to and knows the customers of the product; gains understanding of customer needs to help determine minimum viable product (MVP) as well as future needs
  • 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
  • Monitors research as well as the competitive landscape to recommend the best solutions and ensure that products remain or become best in class

60% – Delivery & Execution:

  • Formulates, tests and refines assumptions and hypotheses through user research and testing
  • Creates, prioritizes, and accepts user stories; incorporates 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 stand-ups, iteration planning sessions, product demos, and retrospectives
  • Condenses complex technical concepts into non-technical language for stakeholders
  • Updates Home Depot systems on a standard cadence (e.g., financials)
  • Creates, documents, and posts product artifacts to centralized repositories
  • Manages the purchase order and invoicing process with 3rd party vendors

20% – People:

  • Fosters collaboration with team members (Engineering, UX, etc.) to drive value and identify and resolve impediments
  • Advocates for the end user and stakeholder by becoming associated with the produ