Manager, Product Planning and Strategy - WEC

Manager, Product Planning and Strategy - WEC

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Product Management
  • Job Function Product Management - Technology
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1301212

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

At Walmart, we enable the connection between brands and shoppers at unprecedented scale. As stewards of our brand promise, “Save Money. Live Better,” we work alongside some of the most talented people in the world to engage with the more than 150M households who shop with us each week. 


The Omnichannel Commercialization team’s goal is to maximize supplier investments in marketing and advertising by operationalizing all customer touchpoints to form a holistic 1W (One Walmart) omnichannel solution to reach our customers and members across all channels.  This is a unique opportunity to join a high-visibility team with a big impact on our retail business.  

We are looking for an analytical, curious, commercial, and strategic leader to help build out the future of supplier marketing across our in-store and at-home customer touchpoints. In this position, you will work with some of the largest brands in the nation to plan, build, and execute alternative media programs all over the country. 


This role

  • Identifies and implements processes around the monetization of Walmart's physical assets, which could include but not limited to physical packaging (eComm & instore). While working to define the narrative of the customer experience. The advertising channels that are being used need to provide a positive CX, while providing levels of media engagement for the suppliers utilizing them.  

  • Contributes to the development, incubation and execution of approved corporate strategic projects and new business opportunities across functions, divisions and in-country operations by coordinating or influencing cross-functional teams through long-term implementations until the project is ready to be transferred to the business; creating and managing budgets; negotiating contracts; managing supplier and partner relationships; providing regular communication to senior leadership on the progress and priorities for implementation; and advocating the project. 

  • Contributes to the mergers and acquisition (M&A) process by presenting recommendations to senior leadership team; presenting business cases; ensuring decision-making meets key milestones; executing due diligence and integration; communicating and influencing cross-functional teams through the process and determining prioritization and resources; evaluating M&A opportunities; leading integration efforts across broad cross functional teams internally and externally; and performing correction of errors (COEs) to take learnings from each new process to the next. 

  • Ensures implementation of Walmart Global eCommerce strategy by identifying current and future eCommerce trends; analyzing global eCommerce trends and develops points of views and recommendations on strategic direction for division or department; building and maintaining strong relationships with industry leaders, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, investment bankers, and consultants; and identifying opportunities to partner with internal team members to improve business results and working relationships. 

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. 

  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities. 

  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices. 

A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: 

  • Experience with digital and/or OOH marketing.  

  • The ability to craft a plan and deliver on it. 

  • Analytical skills / data-driven approach. 

  • Cross-functional team management and stakeholder management. 

  • The desire to help build out a team including people development, coaching, and mentoring. 

  • Business intuition. 

Experience required: 

  • 3+ years of large-scale experience in digital and/or physical advertising and marketing  

  • 3+ years experience is developing advertising and marketing campaigns  


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

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?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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