Manager, Strategy and Business Development- Fashion

Manager, Strategy and Business Development- Fashion

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
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  • Requisition GH1623440

What you'll do at

The Strategy and Business Development Manager- Fashion, at Walmart eCommerce is responsible for identifying, exploring and shaping strategic opportunities to expand our fashion business, foster internal and external collaboration, and partner with leadership to drive key initiatives. Ultimately, your goal is to help transform the face of the Fashion Group at Walmart eCommerce.

What you’ll be working on

  • Enable our customers to shop when, where, and how they want to
  • Drive Fashion acquisition and strategic partnerships in a truly entrepreneurial way while helping to champion the vision of one of the largest and fastest growing eCommerce companies in the world
  • Partner with senior leaders to set and achieve ambitious goals
  • Constantly analyze the competitive landscape to understand and influence trends that are shaping the industry and identify opportunities for growth and differentiation

Responsibilities

The Manager, Strategy and Business Development, Fashion will be a part of the Fashion Group and will play an integral role in identifying, prioritizing, crafting, negotiating and building strategic partnership opportunities within the fashion categories at Walmart eCommerce. This position reports to the VP, Fashion Strategic Partnerships and will work closely with leaders in Fashion eCommerce Management, Operations, Business Development, and Walmart Home Office corporate teams.

  • Assist the Vice President on a broad range of strategic partnership projects that help shape the future of the Fashion category
  • Identify, prioritize, structure and negotiate partnership and acquisition opportunities with strategic Fashion brands and retailers to support the Walmart eCommerce Fashion Group goals
  • Model the financial impact of various strategic opportunities and make recommendations for structuring the deal
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to develop new business models, opportunities, and strategic partnerships to support the Fashion Group
  • Research and mine data, perform complex analysis, and apply strategic thinking to support decisions, to clearly articulate issues that have the largest impact on the business
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in metrics and data analytic programs and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Have great attention to detail and exceptional follow through
  • Be customer-centric and focused on delivering seamless experiences
  • Focus on continuous improvement 

About you

You’re a risk taker—a dreamer that delivers. You have big ideas and can implement them with a positive attitude. You pride yourself on being the first of your friends to know what’s happening in the fashion world. You have a passion for innovation at the intersection of Fashion and eCommerce. You want to be a part of one of the fastest growing eCommerce companies in the world, where the only constant is change.

  • Functional Competencies:
    • Strong business acumen and demonstrated proficiency in general business disciplines
    • Analytical and deductive reasoning skills
    • Stickler for process and organized project management
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Power Point
    • Entrepreneurial mindset: belief in bold ideas and the power of creative thinking to get to “yes”
    • Bias for action: desire to test concepts in the field quickly
    • Deep passion for Fashion and eCommerce
    • Great team player and collaborator
  • Interpersonal Competencies:
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships
    • Proven strength in both oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior management and large groups in a professional, concise and direct manner
    • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources
    • Creative problem solver that can identify sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced & actionable analysis
    • Fundamentally kind to others
  • Leadership Competencies:
    • Ability to model Wal-Mart's three core values: Respect for the individual, Service to our customers, Strive for excellence
    • The ability to anticipate business issues & influence managerial attention
    • Ability to clearly state the vision and then successfully translate that vision into executable steps

Qualifications

  • Experience:
    • eCommerce, Fashion and technology experience preferred
    • Interest in digital Fashion strongly encouraged
    • Preferred Work Experience: Consultant / Associate at a top tier management consulting firm or investment bank (experience in Fashion, eCommerce or retail strategy preferred)
    • Total experience: 10+ years

 

Bonus points

  • You can name 3 fashion designers whose names start with “G”

About Jet

Jet is reshaping ecommerce as we know it. Based in Hoboken NJ (just 10 min from Manhattan), we are a shopping site on the relentless pursuit to build the greatest customer experience in the world. At Jet, we believe in bold. That means taking risks, asking “why not”, looking where no one’s looked before and crushing it! Our engineers are utilizing and building world class technologies, to optimize the supply chain, remove unnecessary costs, sprinkle in some surprise and delight all while saving consumers every penny possible and we’re just getting started. At Jet, we have worked hard to build a culture that stresses the importance of learning and of sharing knowledge. If you want to be part of the team that is disrupting the shopping norm and you’re capable of smashing the status quo, we have a hunch you’d look good in purple.

Why Walmart @Jet?

In a word: impact. As part of the Walmart family of brands, you’ll be able to access the resources and scale of a Fortune 1 company, while leveraging the innovative technology and nimble environment of an early stage startup. 

What we’re saying is, this isn’t your average day job. If you’re hungry to catapult ideas into action and own your career, let’s chat.

 

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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