2018 Intern Conversion: 2019 Full Time Innovation ...

2018 Intern Conversion: 2019 Full Time Innovation Specialist

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type Full Time - Campus
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1059556BR

What you'll do at

Develops innovation designs and solutions for assigned area by collaborating with leadership and stakeholders to determine business initiatives;
evaluating current state of the business and capabilities; identifying and researching solution options; designing and developing solutions (for
example, prototype design, processes, equipment, staffing, technology); researching and recommending best practices to ensure optimized
initiatives; analyzing initiative results and providing recommendations; presenting recommendations to leadership; and managing the implementation
of designs and solutions.
Leads innovation projects by collecting and determining requirements of projects and innovation opportunities; developing the project plan that
supports the program strategy; evaluating potential solutions, vendors, and tools to achieve project objectives; provides subject matter expertise in
order to steer projects through the project governance milestones; reviewing and analyzing key performance indicators (KPIs); gathering input from
project teams and senior management; identifying risks and adaptations and developing a project plan to address these; and consolidating project
information and providing an overview to leadership.
Manages innovation concept tests by evaluating testing architecture solutions and providing feedback on them; developing proof of concept training
for participating stores; evaluating the proof of concept approach and providing feedback on adaptations that would increase effectiveness;
determining the best approach to increase behavior change; training store associates; monitoring concept test and providing real time feedback to
associates; analyzing the results (for example, sales impact, cost savings, return on investment); and recommending scalability methods of new
design initiative.
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and
guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and
building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business
needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on
improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by
incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others
with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Real Estate, or related field and 2 years’ experience in program management, design innovation, financial
analysis, retail, or related field OR 5 years’ experience in program management, design innovation, financial analysis, retail, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

5 years’ retail experience.
5 years’ experience with concept and solution testing design, methodologies, and metrics.
3 years’ project management experience.
3 years’ retail store process design experience.
3 years’ experience in financial and business analytics.
3 years’ experience in technology management (for example, product management, customer relationship management).

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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