Senior Business Manager

Senior Business Manager

What you'll do at

The Senior Business Manager – Cost Analytics, is a member of the Global Cost Analytics Team, and will support the development of vendor negotiation and vendor management strategies. She / he will conduct complex analyses on large data sets to identify vendor value enhancement opportunities and partner with the merchandising and other cross-functional teams to ensure alignment. (role will be based in San Bruno, CA)

• Leads Cost Analytics (vendor negotiation) projects across all WMT International markets, for brick & mortar and eCommerce businesses
• Analyzes complex and large data sets across multiple product categories – business results, information related to product performance, trends, forecasts, competitors, and industry data
• Identifies opportunities to negotiate lower net cost across a wide range of products and with complex vendor implications
• Supports the development of vendor negotiation strategies to capture identified opportunity
• Partners with the merchandising team to enable lower cost negotiation – providing the relevant supporting data and negotiation tactics
• Drives alignment across multiple cross-functional teams – finance, technology, supply chain, marketing, gather the relevant data & insights and ensures alignment
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity and ensures business needs are being met

Minimum Qualifications

• 5+ years of experience, of which 2+ years of experience in a top tier management consulting firm
• Graduate degree in MBA, Statistics, Math, or Economics
• Strong analytical skills – creative problem solver that can run analyses on large data sets, build complex analytical models using sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced & actionable analysis
• Strong oral and written communication skills – including the ability to develop and deliver presentations in a professional and direct manner
Expert in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

• Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships, interact at all levels within the organization and across multiple functions
• Advanced knowledge of querying, integrating and aggregating large data sets
• Knowledge of SQL, Alteryx, Tableau, Python

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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