Director - Global Cost Analytics

Director - Global Cost Analytics

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Planning / Business Analytics / Pricing
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1131239BR

What you'll do at

The Director – Cost Analytics, is a member of the Global Cost Analytics Team, and will lead multiple Cost Analytics projects across different geographies, and be responsible for the development of vendor negotiation strategies and tactics. She / he will conduct complex analyses and work with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities to negotiate lower net cost with vendors across WMT’s portfolio of categories and build action plans and tactics to capture identified opportunities. The Director – Global Cost Analytics will partner with the merchants throughout the negotiation process.

Minimum Qualifications

• 8+ years of experience, of which 3+ years of experience in a top tier management consulting firms
• Graduate degree in Statistics, Math, Economics or MBA in Top schools preferred
• Experience working on growth strategies, pricing analyses, vendor funding programs design, marketing effectiveness programs, FMCG trade funding management & optimization
• Strong analytical skills – creative problem solver that can deliver comprehensive, balanced & actionable analysis; ability to run analyses on large data sets and build complex analytical models
• Strong oral and written communication skills – including the ability to develop and deliver presentations in a professional and direct manner
• Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships, interact at all levels within the organization and across multiple functions
• Excellent team leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to persuade, communicate vision and motivate people at every level, cooperative working style
• Expert in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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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