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Home Depot, Inc.
Austin, TX
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TX - Austin

  • Date Posted: Aug 7, 2019
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
The Technology Sr. Director is responsible for collaborating across the enterprise to plan for and achieve multi-year plans and goals across a portfolio of products, supporting the enterprise roadmap, delivering technical and functional partner satisfaction, and driving action that helps the enterprise meet customer needs. This role is also responsible for making proactive contributions to and providing course corrections on the overall vision, strategy, goals, and roadmap for the associated Vice-President's area of responsibility. Technology Sr. Directors are responsible for guiding others from both execution and professional development perspectives.
50% - Strategy & Planning:
Partners with functional and technical leaders to identify and plan requirements necessary to meet short and long-term, multi-year business needs
Develops and executes strategic plans in support of key objectives in a timely and fiscally responsible manner
Informs and drives strategic alignment and partnerships with functional and technical peers and leaders
Connects the dots across multiple levels and related functions to understand the business holistically
Evaluates research and market analysis, including meeting with third party vendors, on industry innovations and technology platforms to understand demand; translates findings to inform the strategy
Establishes and nurtures strategic vendor relationships; influences vendors to align to domain, portfolio, and enterprise strategic objectives
Drives growth for the business by applying technical and domain expertise to provide thought leadership and translate vision into action
Contributes to the customer-centric, data-driven vision, strategy, goals, and roadmap for the experience
Suggests proactive changes and course corrections to drive alignment of vision, strategy, goals, and roadmap with organizational core values and industry trends by assessing effectiveness and course correcting as needed
10% - Delivery & Execution:
Defines and communicates value propositions, success metrics, and outcomes
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
Develops, plans, and implements sustainable, repeatable, and reliable processes; oversees process improvement
Drives operational excellence to create internal customer satisfaction and meet operational metrics, simultaneously prioritizing external customer needs
Responsible for driving the annual budgeting and planning process to prioritize projects and allocate the SFA assigned budget targets to develop an Annual IT Budget. Translate the Annual IT Budget into a staffing plan, including flexible resource allocation models
Understands and articulates the value creation and business proposition to teams and functional partners
Enables the Product Team to provide consistent, empathetic assistance in support of our products and services whenever the customer needs us
Defines, implements, and executes on a strategic initiative prioritization process
40% - People:
Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to direct reports
Manages and coordinates strategic direction for staff
Attracts, retains, develops, and motivates top talent
Drives the development of leaders by conducting annual and mid-year reviews, reviewing individual development plans and providing performance feedback
Supports talent management efforts by monitoring the succession planning and selection process, as well as challenging and empowering leaders on individual development plans
Typically reports to a Vice President.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% 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:
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: 10 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:
10+ years of relevant work experience
Expertise in leading at a Director level or above within a fast-paced, multi-division, national company
Expertise in defining, communicating, and driving value propositions, success metrics, and outcomes
Expertise in shaping, aligning, and guiding execution of strategic direction across a portfolio of products
Expertise in communicating, building influence, and developing relationships with functional and technical leaders, with high-level vendor partners, and across all levels in the organization
Expertise in selecting and leading strategic vendor relationships or acting as the primary point of contact for strategic partnerships
Expertise in managing and developing direct reports with their own span of control
Expertise in utilizing deep market and industry knowledge for a related portfolio segment or domain to achieve strategic objectives
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Attracts Top Talent: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs
Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
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
Courage: Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said
Cultivates Innovation: Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful
Customer Focus: Builds strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization s goals
Drives Engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.
Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Drives Vision and Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action
Financial Acumen: Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions
Organizational Savvy: Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics
Persuades: Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others
Plans and Aligns: Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies
Tech Savvy: Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications

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.


Posted: 2019-08-15 Expires: 2019-09-14

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