Support Lead Indirect Spend - Services

Support Lead Indirect Spend - Services

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Business Operations
  • Job Function Business Management
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1056470BR

What you'll do at

Essential Functions
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Develops and implements long-term strategy for area of responsibility within the Indirect Spend Management Division (for example, goods not for
resale, service purchasing) strategies across Walmart global retail and eCommerce by creating short- and long-term strategies (for example, request
for information, proposal, or quotation (RFx), eAuctions, direct sourcing); partnering across Walmart Leverage organization; communicating and
gaining support for division strategy; and working with key suppliers and product design team to determine specifications.
Implements transformational, innovative change in highly-leveraged categories across Indirect Spend Management by partnering with global, crossfunctional
stakeholders (for example, senior management, responsible sourcing, product development) to drive purchasing cost reductions and
alignment of product and service specifications; building relationships with manufacturers and suppliers; and ensuring supplier compliance with Global
Sourcing Division standards.
Implements best-in-class, responsible, product-focused supply chain and service purchasing models for quality and innovation by leveraging global
purchase volumes to drive process efficiencies and reduce costs; promoting a responsive, accurate, and efficient operating mindset; identifying
opportunities and providing alternative, corrective recommendations to enhance operational processes and compliance; and leading continuous
process and quality improvement (for example, reductions in cost or time).
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business
plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring
progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work
environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching
for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to
others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business
partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and costeffectiveness;
and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

Preferred Qualifications

The Indirect Spend Mgmt – Services team partners with areas like Real Estate, Marketing, Legal, and others to increase the quality of service while reducing spend. The Support Lead - Services role will partner with key business areas to create, socialize, & execute innovative solutions to further Walmart's mission that "We Save People Money so They Can Live Better." It will provide the opportunity to communicate strategy & results with multiple layers of the organization and work with both internal business owners and external suppliers. The role will lead and inspire world-class teams to achieve exceptional results through modifying processes, negotiating, and / or competitively bidding categories.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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