Senior Manager, Product Planning & Strategy

Senior Manager, Product Planning & Strategy

  • Location SUNNYVALE, CA
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Planning / Business Analytics / Pricing
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1254071BR

What you'll do at

  • Communicates strategic plans and growth opportunities to senior management and cross-functional teams
  • Consults on strategic and analytic projects for the Product Management team
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Product Planning, and Strategy
  • Leads analysis of key competitor, technology, and customer trends
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides analytic support to evaluate new and emerging product opportunities
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications

Functional competencies:

• Strong business acumen and demonstrated proficiency in general business disciplines
• Analytical and deductive reasoning skills
• Experience in Microsoft Excel and Power Point
• Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources
• Entrepreneurial mindset: belief in bold ideas and the power of creative thinking
• Bias for action: desire to test concepts in the field quickly
• Willingness to roll up your sleeves and dig into the details
• Great team player and collaborator
• Great attention to detail and exceptional follow through

Interpersonal Competencies:

• Strong interpersonal skills
• Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships
• Proven strength in both oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior management and large groups in a professional, concise and direct manner
• Creative problem solver that can identify sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced & actionable analysis
• You are a proactive problem solver who operates effectively and independently, even in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity.
• You have deep customer empathy, and champion the needs of customers and stakeholders throughout the development process.
• You are intellectually curious, technically savvy, and maintain a sense of humility.

Leadership Competencies:

• Ability to model Wal-Mart's three core values: Respect for the individual, Service to our customers, Strive for excellence
• The ability to anticipate business issues & influence managerial attention
• Ability to clearly state the vision and then successfully translate that vision into executable steps

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field and 6+ years of experience in product management, program management, portfolio management, business operations, business consulting, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

• At least 2 years of experience as a consultant / associate at a management consulting firm
• MBA Preferred
• Deep passion for retail, eCommerce, and/or consumer technology
• Experience using the following tools: Jira and Confluence

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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— Scott, Senior Manager

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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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