TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"
Product Director for the lawn category at TruGreen is responsible for overseeing the innovation, development, and optimization of TruGreen's product and services in alignment with the strategies and vision of the Organization. This position will collaborate with and drive results by partnering with leaders throughout the organization to determine near and long-term growth strategies.
1.Create consumer product strategy and translate into an actionable, detailed product roadmap that accounts for new products, services, features and positioning opportunities
2.Support roadmap prioritization through business cases that incorporate analysis of market re- search and relevant internal data points to project product demand, positioning, viability, and profitability 3. Achieve sales growth targets by working with Business Leaders and key stakeholders to create product level strategies
4.Prepare short-term and long-term product sales forecasts, analyses, and reports geared to create actionable insights to drive increased performance
5.Recommend the scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and product innovation
6.Bring new products and product improvements to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs by preparing return-on-investment analyses and establishing clear expectations with business leaders
7.Partner with Operations leaders and Finance partners to determine product pricing strategy by utilizing market research data, reviewing production and sales costs, and anticipating volume
8.Determine and anticipate customers' needs and desires through customer feedback, market research, and competitor analyses
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of experience in Product Management or Marketing in complex/matrix environments, or an equivalent combination. MBA preferred.
P&L / GM experience
Merchandising and promotional management
Consumer research / insight experience
Demonstrated experience in development and execution of strategy and work plans
Experience with traditional and digital marketing
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to operate with autonomy through competing priorities, ambiguity, and still deliver on the goals of your team and broader organization
Take charge mentality with a "roll-up-your-sleeves" orientation, serious commitment to accountability and ownership, and a strong work ethic
Physical Demands & Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to:
Sit, stand and walk
Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
Speak and hear
Use close vision abilities
Occasionally required to:
Lift or move up to 10lbs
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
o Low to moderate
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.