Marketing Product Manager

Name : djandu
Industry Type : Home Builders
City & State : Porter Ranch,CA
Job Title Marketing Product Manager
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DAVINDER JANDU
20220 SORRENTO LANE #208 NORTHRIDGE, CA 91326 T: 310-717-6992 E: JCDJANDU[at]GMAIL.COM
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A highly experienced and creative Marketing Product Manager who demonstrates the ability to lead diverse teams of professionals to new levels of efficiencies in a variety of markets, and fast-paced environments. Proven ability to successfully analyze an organization\'s critical business requirements, and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing competitiveness.
Product Development National Accounts Management Project Management Contract Negotiations
Federal Tax Credits Utility Rebates Green Building Training and Teambuilding

RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Over 12 years of professional experience in Real Estate and project management
Developed cost effective product and green building specifications
Key participant in recognizing $3.7 million in Federal, State, and local incentives from 2008 to 2009
Key participant in the cost saving initiative resulting in over $2.5 million in 2007 and 2008
Extensive experience in project management, determining cost-effective methods, and preparing proposals/presentations
Self-starter with ability to multi-task and lead departmental development

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Pardee Homes, Westwood, CA June 2005 to Present
MARKETING SPECIFICATIONS MANAGER
Create, maintain, and oversee product specifications for each new home community. Integrate green product selections to maximize company reimbursement by $8 Million. Collaborate with other departments to create efficiencies, reduce cost and save time in construction schedules.
Create and maintain Marketing Specifications for specifications for over 60 projects in 4 regions
Research new products and evaluate value to the company through national accounts with savings of $3 million.
Develop, implement, and analyze qualitative and quantitative market research
Evaluate and track Green building products, specifications, ordinances, and initiatives for 57 communities (7,813 homes) in California and Las Vegas
Manage and supervise 3 Specification Coordinators which includes recruiting new hires, training and cross training of other departments
Manage over 100 national account manufactures and subcontractors
Leverage Federal and local utility incentives to maximize time, design and product selection
Maximize National Accounts and Customer Service departments to analyze marketing opportunities with specification benefits and disadvantages, which reduces construction costs by $9 million
Establish and maintain internal dialogue with customer service to determine buyers satisfaction of products
Work with Architecture for the conversion of floor plans to comply with code changes and maximize design potential of energy efficient products
Work with Sr. V.P and V.P of Architecture for all exterior elevations, update projects with code changes and in-line projects above code


KB Homes, Valencia, CAJanuary 2004 June 2005
PURCHASING AGENT
Responsible for purchasing and options for 30 neighborhoods in the Los Angeles Division; Strategic negotiating skills, team player and problem solver. Enthusiastic, energetic and positive person who consistently took leadership role with all departments.
Developed design and construction standards which reduced initial costs and cut future maintenance and retrofit expenses.
Completed monthly budget reviews and provided new budgets to the Purchasing Director
Researched, analyzed and communicated data with great accuracy
Obtained pricing for multiple projects and plans, which includes options pricing


Watt Developers, Santa Monica, CAApril 2002 January 2004
PURCHASING AGENT
Responsible for purchasing and options. Excellent negotiating skills, team player, problem solver. Enthusiastic, energetic and positive person who took ownership of all departments and committed to (1) ensuring that field employees had the materials required to get the job done (2) procuring materials at the most competitive prices and (3) controlling materials issued to prevent waste and excess.
Completed monthly budget reviews and provided new budgets to the Purchasing Director
Responsible for obtaining pricing for multiple projects and plans, which included option pricing
Successfully researched, analyzed and communicated information with great accuracy


Montage Development, Encino, CADecember 1998 April 2002
DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING AND PROJECT MANAGER
Managed the Sales, Marketing, Construction / Development, Customers Service and Purchasing departments for this residential real estate development and construction company.
Lead all aspects of market research, price points, competitive analysis, product and packaging design, trend analysis, and promotional initiatives
Achieved a 38% increase in revenue growth and converted prospects to five-year contract through assertive contract negotiations
Saved over $200,000 through the development of customer service and walk through procedures
Over saw annual sales of $40 million
Structured and managed effective marketing strategies and programs that ensure a competitive edge
Knowledgeable in all aspects of residential construction and project sales, loan processing, marketing, permits, purchasing and regulations
Lead weekly sales meeting with sales agents to review weekly sales activity and set goals
Reviewed all documents related to closing escrow


OT H E R Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S
Authored and awarded CA Green Builder (5 neighborhood in 2 regions), 2009
Authored and awarded 2010 Green Building Advocate of the Year by National Association of Home Builders
Authored and awarded Sustainable community of the year 2006 Marketing And Merchandising Excellence
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), Claritas and Media Bin
Resourceful, Pro-active, Detail-oriented, Organized, Excellent project management skills
Fluent in English, Punjabi and Hindi

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, California State University, Northridge

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