(USA) Senior Manager II, Procurement

(USA) Senior Manager II, Procurement

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1303223

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Are you an expert at sourcing AND seeing the bigger picture? Grow your career in Procurement at Walmart. You’ll bring your forecasting abilities and action-oriented thinking to our stores, distribution centers and offices, equipping them with everything they need to succeed — today and well into the future.

Our Senior Managers of Procurement take the lead on sourcing, procuring and distributing all items needed in category, whether it be supplies that keep store pharmacies ticking to technology that fuels the corporate marketing departments. Success in this role requires the ability to analyze and budget every step of the way. It starts with working with customers and suppliers to decide what’s needed, and carries on to include running bid events, negotiating the best price and value, and partnering with the supplier to get items made and distributed.

You’ll do well in this role if you have a supply chain or purchasing background. Expect to be empowered from the get-go; Senior Managers of Procurement are commonly given a hundred million dollars of buying responsibility. Financial acumen is a must, as well as a mind that’s well tuned to logistics and planning.

Ready to jump in? We’re waiting. This role in the Walmart Procurement Team makes an impact on the future of retail, especially through the lens of our sustainability efforts. You’ll lessen our footprint while building up our backbone for incredible omnichannel shopping experiences. The momentum is there, and bias for action is crucial. Come ready to lead and own your process. Fresh thinking isn’t just welcome — it’s the way we really make our mark.

Additional Job Description

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

You have 5+ years of experience in end-to-end procurement and sourcing

You have developed effective RFP’s

You have experience obtaining Stakeholder alignment

You are proficient in developing Sourcing Strategies

You have a great eye for detail and experience negotiating contracts with vendors

You’re organized, disciplined, and can manage multiple projects simultaneously

You are knowledgeable of procurement technology such as Coupa Sourcing, CLMA, SAP, Excel, PowerBI, and Tableau

You’re stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale

You’ll make an impact by:

Contracting: The ability to develop and lead contract negotiations with vendors, while collaborating with the business stakeholders and legal team.

Build Effective RFP’s: Modeling historic and real time market data to identify the right suppliers to support our company objectives.Engaging Stakeholders: Identify and meet with both internal and external teams to drive value and deliver savings.

Building strategic Sourcing Strategies: Maximize relationships with new and existing suppliers, understanding, and evaluating their products and capabilities and negotiating advantageous rates. Build internal partnerships and support our company goals.

Interpreting Spend Analysis: The ability to read, analyze and tell the story from data and spend to build a TCO model.

Operating with excellence:  Set an example in managing to KPIs, delivering excellence, presenting at all levels, and developing yourself and others.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. http://careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, economics, technology, or related field and 5 years' experience in procurement strategy, contract management, analytics, or related field. Option 2: 6 years' experience in procurement strategy, contract management, analytics, or related field and 2 years' experience leading cross-functional teams/projects.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Experience with cross-functional teams, Supervisory experience

Masters: Business

CPPM - Certified Professional Purchasing Manager - Certification

Primary Location...

2501 Se J Street Ste B, Bentonville, AR 72712-7761, 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 One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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