Director, Cost Analytics

Director, Cost Analytics

What you'll do at

• Lead Cost Analytics initiatives across multiple categories for WMT International & WMT eCommerce
• Identify opportunities to negotiate lower net cost across a wide range of assortment and with complex vendor implications, build vendor negotiation strategies to capture identified opportunity
• Partner with merchants from WMT International & US to enable lower cost negotiation
• Drive alignment across multiple cross-functional teams to ensure the achievement of business objectives, present business strategies to WMT merchandising leadership to obtain alignment
• Manage multiple or complex product assortment and delivery channel strategies by analyzing business results, information related to product performance, trends, forecasts, competitors, and industry data and identifying actions to drive incremental vendor value opportunities
• Promote and support company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity and ensure business needs are being met

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

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of SQL, Alteryx, Tableau, Python
• Experience managing multiple projects with competing demands for resources and influence cross functional teams to ensure deliverables are met

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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