Senior Manager, Project Management

Senior Manager, Project Management

What you'll do at

Movement. That’s the secret to Walmart’s supply chain. We move products to 200 million customers through more than 11,000 stores. And, as our customers move to digital, we’re moving with them. We are an agile and dynamic business and our products and initiatives are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to provide the best retail experience for our customers - be it online or in stores. A line of code can change the way the world shops. Join our team of technologists and be on the forefront of a smarter future - put your career on the move with us. Based in Sunnyvale, we are a division of Walmart Labs that is pushing the boundaries for the entire company that will impact millions of customers' daily lives. If enhancing real-world experiences with technology is your passion, keep on reading!

We are looking for a strong technical program leader who can establish a strong program management practice in an engineering dominated and fast paced environment, building the organizational muscle for predictable and sustainable execution.

Responsibilities
You will strategically manage and evolve the program management organization through a period of high growth
You will strike a balance between aggressive expansion and sustainable growth by partnering with product management and engineering
You will lead you a team of technical program managers who will own and drive several business critical programs
You will constantly strive to build excellence in the practice by driving creation and improvements in cross functional processes and tools that enable and streamline the team’s efforts, and transition these successfully to sustaining resources
You will develop the team of TPMs by helping them grow in their skills and capabilities – through coaching, mentoring, training and delegating with support
You will aim to drive the supply chain technology org to be more efficient and focus our resources efforts on the most important work

Minimum Qualifications

Technical degree or equivalent practical experience
A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience leading complex programs, with 5+ years managing program management teams in a technology or engineering company
Past experience hiring and managing a team through a period of high growth
Demonstrated resilience and strong track record of ability to create change in an unstructured and rapidly evolving environment, strong leadership skills and experience

Preferred Qualifications

We need a techno-functional leader with strong leadership qualities, including a hands-on, non-bureaucratic leadership style, to include open and frequent communications at all levels of the organization and a genuine sensitivity to the development needs of the organization
He/ She has deep technical acumen and understands how to apply technology to meet business goals.
Understand technology implications and can ask the right questions and Strong executive leadership – excellent communication skills, collaborative, empowers others, understands facilitative leadership and change management (across multiple organizations)

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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