Category Manager, Baby Apparel

Category Manager, Baby Apparel

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
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  • Requisition GH1638156

What you'll do at

<ABOUT WALMART>
This Is That Place where opportunity knocks. Our Walmart eCommerce team is obsessed with finding ways to help our customers live better, raising the bar for an entire industry along the way. You’ll play a crucial role in shaping the future of shopping, working with crazy talented people in an environment that values kindness and transparency. With the energy of a startup and the scale of the Fortune One, it’s the ultimate innovator’s playground.


<ABOUT THE ROLE>
The Category Manager Baby Apparel Fashion is the business owner for this category across the suite of Walmart US eCommerce websites. Your ultimate goal is to oversee a team to expand your business, grow its profitability, and make our sites the most compelling destination online to shop your assortment.


Challenges you'll be tackling:
Own a Fashion category end to end across all our eCommerce brands: You will be responsible for the performance of your category across a couple of Walmart's eCommerce brands (Walmart.com, Jet.com), and be responsible for assortment, financial performance, merchandising, and pricing.
Build a best in class customer experience: You will be working alongside Site and Creative teams to determine what your category looks like, how products are sourced, found, displayed, delivered, and finally marketed to our millions of customers around the USA!
Managing and inspiring a team of category experts: You will be a part of hiring, managing and inspiring our category experts, some fresh out of college, who will own subcategories within your categories and allow you to deliver an amazing customer experience for every product we sell across all our channels. Your category specialists will be mini-GMs, and you will manage them and ensure they are helping you build our experience!

<WHAT YOU’LL DO>

  • Own category financial targets and KPIs (e.g. GMV and margin), and identify levers to achieve those targets
  • Evolve and elevate the category's assortment strategy through in-market expertise and identifying assortment gaps and opportunities
  • Optimize the product sourcing mix across manufacturers, distributors and third-party retailers
  • Work with planning and supply chain partners to manage owned inventory in your category
  • Own vendor relationships, including negotiating product costs and supplier funding
  • Ensure holistic price competitiveness/adherence
  • Manage on-site product presentation and catalog data, and drive requirements into the search and browse experience Taxonomy, Navigation, Tagging, Attributes
  • Collaborate with marketing and creative teams on category messaging
  • Manage and inspire a team of category specialists and experts

How you'll know it's right:

  • If you love fashion, trends and merchandising
  • If you like owning something and being accountable for its outcomes
  • If you can drive results and solve problems in fun and creative ways
  • If you want to do things in our industry that have not been done
  • If you understand that without risk, there is no reward
  • If you want to run your own company one day

<WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE (QUALIFICATION)>

  • 4-6 years of proven experience in retail; eCommerce experience preferred
  • 4+ years of managerial experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong analytical skillset; ability to identify relevant data sources and extract insights from data
  • Sound commercial acumen; track record of developing and executing strategies aligned to business goals, and taking calculated risks while appropriately managing trade-offs
  • Proven track record of establishing and developing business relationships, and in complex negotiations
  • Experience building broad footwear assortments and scaling new businesses
  • Proven track record of over delivering to financial plans and KPIs
  • Demonstrated ability to form long-term strategic business relationships, and comfort engaging with senior executives
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive projects and competing priorities simultaneously, work independently, and drive projects to completion with minimum guidance and high attention to detail
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of online/offline retail or consumer internet technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of supply chain and sourcing processes preferred
  • Experience in inspiring and managing teams

Walmart Ecommerce is changing the way the world shops. Our team of builders, thinkers, risk-takers, and dreamers is pushing the boundaries to create a world-class shopping experience that saves customers every penny possible. To win, we need people like YOU: curious, determined, and outrageously passionate. Sound like a fit? Let's make a date

About Walmart.com

The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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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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