Senior Manager, Strategy Merchandising Operations

Senior Manager, Strategy Merchandising Operations

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Sourcing
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 945795BR

What you'll do at

Retail is evolving rapidly and technology is changing the way retailers not only sell and ship products, but also the way technology used to analyze business performance to drive merchant decision making.

As a Sr. Manager in Merchandising Transformation, you will be working to define the future of retail at the world’s largest retailer. Walmart is searching for a highly skilled individual to work closely with technology partners to guide products from conception to launch, bridging the gap between technology and business. This role will also be responsible for developing a strategy, gaining alignment from cross functional teams and leadership, establishing and maintaining working timelines and deploying that strategy through tech product launches.

A successful candidate will be a “Product Ninja” – customer needs focused, numbers driven, highly analytical, knowledgeable about merchandising and technology, collaborative, embody a sense of urgency, be able to work extremely effectively in a start-up like environment, and be adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality features and messaging that customers love.

Responsibilities include:

• Serve as the business lead for merchandising technology projects, helping to define the product vision, manage teams and timelines, and deliver the product.
• Collaborate and work alongside a team of product engineers, architects, designers, programmers, etc. to prioritize and deliver the right set of product features.
• Developing relationships with business partnerships to better understand the customers’ needs and concerns.
• Develop detailed business requirements and user stories that can be used to create product features.
• Support team’s product lead in communicating strategy and accomplishments to leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 years of supervisory experience or 3 years experience leading a cross-functional team.
  • 4 years application development experience with emphasis on VBA and SQL programming languages.
  • 5 years experience leading and managing multiple projects.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Finance or related field and 3 years professional experience OR 5 years experience in Operations, Merchandising, Information Systems or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

• MBA or Master’s degree in one of the above mentioned fields
• 1-2 years of product management experience
• 3-4 years’ experience in Retail Buying, Planning, Replenishment, Supply Chain, or Category Development with advanced knowledge of retail math and merchandising root cause analysis
• Project Management, Six Sigma, or similar certification

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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— Hannah, Sourcing 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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