Senior Product Manager

Kohl's - Menomonee Falls, WI

Posted: February 1st, 2023


Our purpose is to inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives. To succeed, Kohl’s is seeking Sr. Product managers to drive outcomes while developing and maintaining products and roadmaps across the Kohl’s ecosystem. The Product Leader is the lead product manager partnering with stakeholders in engineering, design, & business stakeholders to build the Technology products road map based on the company vision. The Sr. Product Manager defines product outcomes, metrics, and drives product requirements to execution. Responsible for planning and execution of assigned product portfolio throughout the product life cycle. Defines and develops new and enhanced system products and features. Collaborates with cross-organization efforts to manage the product backlog. Delivers product features and improves capabilities to enhance customer experience. Have ownership around multiple products and balanced teams.


  • In partnership with stakeholders and aligned with the company vision, Manage and mentor the balanced team(s) in brainstorming, defining and publishing (high-profile) roadmaps, outcomes, strategies, goals, & metrics to articulate the problem being solved and the hypothesis of the MVP
  • Provide high level vision and guidance to ensure the balanced team(s) clearly understand the problem statements and business outcomes
  • Lead complex tactical and strategic decision making regarding product functionality
  • Oversee facilitation of brainstorming and ideation across business units and product teams. May define new processes and workflows to address highly integrated products and drive change management
  • Be a steward for the long term health of the product by leveraging customer feedback loops, data & business needs to establish & drive outcome based product experiences
  • Oversee facilitation of the creation of actionable insights and understanding through the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Review product metrics daily and oversee the facilitation of the creation and update roadmaps, user stories, and backlogs among a wide range of cross-functional internal and external resources to ensure that products meet documented acceptance criteria
  • Communicate effectively with Growth Boards using the tools necessary to help articulate the Product Roadmap
  • Proactively conduct market research, and identify new product opportunities while balancing the trade-offs for creating new products with a focus on innovation
  • Oversees product budgets, schedules, and performance standards to meet operating plan
  • Identify and champion new Business opportunities and strategies along with presenting them to Sr Leadership
  • Drive strategy & execution by prioritizing and leading decomposition of enterprise level large problems across products as needed
  • Attract, retain, develop and coach the product management team. May manage associates - may have both direct reports (2 or more) and indirect reports


  • 5+ years of experience in product management
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in MIS, Computer Science or related field
  • Have worked as a Product Manager on a balanced team
  • Have a track record of delivering product experiences that drive expected results and outcomes.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with both executives and team members. .
  • Ability to travel 30% of the time

About Kohl's

The first Kohl’s department store opened in Brookfield, Wisconsin in 1962. When the company went public in 1992, there were 76 Kohl’s stores in the Midwest. Kohls.com launched in 2001, giving Kohl’s an online presence that has grown and evolved over the years. In 2003, we opened 28 stores in California, giving Kohl’s a coast-to-coast presence for the first time in our history. That growth and expansion continued over the years and Kohl’s now operates more than 1,100 stores in 49 states, along with the powerful e-commerce platform of Kohls.com.

Kohl’s Associates live out our values each and every day. We put customers first and take a "yes we can" approach to everything we do. We support our communities and causes our customers and Associates care about. We act with integrity,  earning trust by living up to our commitments, treating each other with respect and fairness, and making decisions that support the reputation of the organization. We build great teams,  by communicating openly and embracing diverse perspectives. The empowerment, engagement and continuous development of all Associates is actively promoted. We foster a culture of appreciation and recognition. We drive results by working with a sense of urgency and accountability, making informed decisions and offering up new and innovative solutions.

The Greatness Agenda is a strategic framework built on five pillars: amazing product, incredible savings, easy experience, personalized connections and winning teams. Ultimately, our goal is to be the most engaging retailer in America. We will achieve that goal by focusing on our customers and creating product assortments that excite them. By building genuine, lasting relationships with them. By designing easy, seamless shopping experiences no matter how our customer shops. By helping customers get more from every dollar they spend at Kohl’s. And by building teams of engaged and talented Associates. Kohl’s is on the path to greatness.