Operations Planning and Execution Project Manager

Operations Planning and Execution Project Manager

What you'll do at

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates. As part of the newly created Chief Data Officer organization, this role will be to support the general operational planning and execution functions for Walmart’s Global Data Team. The Walmart GDT mission is simple: to drive Walmart in becoming a digital enterprise through data-driven decisions and automation. It will achieve this by capturing and using data at every touchpoint, creating an integrated/high-quality data asset, driving value and better-decisions using algorithms, and providing the organization with tools and training to create a self-service data culture that is second to none in the omnichannel retail space. Key interactions will also exist with Walmart’s business executives, the Chief Data Officer team, and our technology teams to ensure alignment on process, roles, and the talent required to deliver highly optimized solutions and services. Specifically, job functions will include:

• Develops and maintains relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders
• Manages initiatives and projects at the project level
• Manages multiple small-scale projects or multiple work streams
• Supporting Principal Technical Program Management and Director of Communications, Community, and Operations on headcount management initiatives
• Data Quality Checks: Run pre-built reports for incorrect product and initiative allocations - email people managers to update; Run pre-built reports for missing project work data points - email people managers to update; Run pre-built reports for missing data points impacting capitalization - email people managers to update
• Development and reporting upstream output metrics for Global Data Team: D&A investment ROI; Data delivery velocity
• Development and reporting upstream input Metrics for Global Data Team: % Adoption of operating model; % Adoption of platforms
• Assists with gathering and organizing internal and external communication content as directed by CDO and/or senior leadership
• Logistical support for CDO industry round table sessions, both virtually and in-person
• Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
• Work closely with Senior Engineers and Product Leads to create and drive product & engineering roadmap
• Provide clarity and direction in ambiguous situations
• Create Project Plans, identify risks and help resolve them
• Comfortable communicating with coworkers at multiple levels (Product Management, Data Science, Software Engineering & Architecture, etc.)
• Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
• Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science, or related field and 1 year of experience in project management, business, operations, or related area OR 3 years of experience in project management, business, operations, or related area
• Intermediate skills and experience with MS Office applications (Microsoft Suite and Outlook) required
• Detail-oriented
• Maintain a high-degree of confidentiality

Competencies:

• Ability to work in dependently on difficult projects with minimal supervision
• Ability to work with all levels of associates, both internally and externally
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities
• Strong interpersonal skills based
• Ability to effectively communicate (written, verbal)

Preferred Qualifications

1 year of experience with data analytics and project management systems.
1 year of supervisory experience.

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.
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