Sourcing Manager-Hardware

Sourcing Manager-Hardware

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Department Accounting & Finance
  • Team Finance and Corporate Strategy
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition 800994BR

What you'll do at

The team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers – with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.

Manages the vendor selection process for Corporate and Datacenter related hardware, networking, and telecom categories by aligning with senior leadership on category strategy and requirements; consulting with senior leadership regarding services needed; researching vendor offerings and leading the vendor request process (for example, request for information (RFI), request for proposal (RFP)); evaluating vendor responses; providing guidance regarding industry best practices and potential leverage opportunities; identifying potential risks and determining impact to the business; ensuring strategies to mitigate potential risks; selecting vendors based on alignment with strategy; and communicating contract agreements with senior leadership for approval.

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in global vendor management and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Executes vendor management processes
  • Manages contracts and ensures adherence to corporate governance
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions
  • Provides management oversight


Minimum Qualifications

• 6 to 8 years of total experience related to technology, procurement, strategic sourcing, and contract management. 4-6 years of direct experience leading strategic sourcing projects, negotiating commercial/business and legal terms in the contract, and performing supplier management
• BS or BA preferably in Business, Economics, Accounting, etc. MBA is a plus
At least 2-3 years of strong experience reviewing, and negotiating legal contracts based on company template including MSA, MLSA, Consulting agreement, SaaS agreement

Preferred Qualifications

• At least 2-3 years of strong experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts including SOW and PCR's
• At least 4-6 years of strong experience in managing strategic sourcing projects including requirements gathering, supply market analysis, spend base lining, deal sizing, RFP design, RFP build, RFP response management, building selection criteria, facilitating supplier meetings/visits, supplier recommendation, and savings calculation
• Experience managing projects with multiple stakeholders and lead the team to achieve the desired results

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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