Director, Global Sourcing Strategy

Director, Global Sourcing Strategy

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD157127

What you'll do at

Help reshape the course of the world’s largest retailer at this pivotal moment. Leverage the scale of a Fortune 1 company to deliver the kind of impact that wins the competitive retail landscape.  Walmart Global Sourcing has a global, diverse, smart and ambitious team with a track record of overdelivering through team work, autonomy, taking the initiative, and testing new ideas.   Who are we looking for: You are an Inspirational Leader: You have developed and led teams that consistently delivered value and were energized to work together. You are a Strategist with a Bias for Action: You can think big picture and get in the weeds to deliver execution. You overcome the obstacles to operating the business without losing sight of the company’s values and beliefs.  You are a Persuasive Communicator: You have effective written and oral communication skills alongside strong analytical and presentation skills. Your convincing storytelling delivers a clear message and calls people to action. You are a Problem Solver with a passion to take on the toughest problems: You love to create the structure to solve challenging and ambiguous problems, test it in the field, and pick up learnings to evolve the solution quickly. You are an Independent Entrepreneur: You can operate with a high degree of independence and radiate executive presence. You believe in bold ideas and the power of creative thinking to find appropriate business solutions.  You are a Continuous Learner: You have a highly inquisitive mind and thrive in drinking from the firehose to gain an understanding of the intellectually stimulating problems that you will face and quickly master new topics. What you will do: Become the trusted advisor for one or more category executives within Walmart Global Sourcing. Lead strategy development and execution for one or more multi-billion dollar sourcing category verticals. Collaborate actively with your strategy team peers to shape the strategy and drive the transformation of Walmart Global Sourcing. Develop strategic, analytical, quantitative and qualitative frameworks to unlock business insights and drive sound decision-making. Identify, develop and prioritize strategic initiatives for current year and long-range strategic plans. Oversee implementation of strategic initiatives, driving accountability throughout a complex matrix of stakeholders to deliver business results and evolve new capabilities across the organization. Manage your own career path, seizing opportunities to leverage exposure and feedback to accelerate your professional growth. Attract, mentor and develop a high potential talent pool. Role-model customer centricity focusing on delivering seamless experiences to internal and external customers. Dream big bold ideas and make them real. Cultivate an environment where associates respect and adhere to the highest standards of integrity and ethics. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, Technology, or related field. 4 years experience in sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing, product development, merchandising, procurement, technology, or related field OR 6 years experience in sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing, product development, merchandising, procurement, technology, or related field. 2 years of supervisory experience or experience leading project teams. Additional Qualifications: 5+ years of experience working with cross functional teams. 3+ years of experience creating, defining, and implementing strategy. Expert level ability to provide insights, build models and create visualizations using data analysis tools, and demonstrated capability to learn and leverage new tools. Strong fit with Walmart's core values: Respect for the individual, Service to our customers, Strive for excellence, and Act with Integrity. Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in Business, Finance, Statistics, Supply Chain, or related field. 5+ years of postgraduate experience in a top tier management consulting firm and/or corporate strategy team. International Experience or experience working with diverse international teams. Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, Technology, or related field and 4 years experience in sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing, product development, merchandising, procurement, technology, or related field OR 6 years experience in sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing, product development, merchandising, procurement, technology, or related field. 2 years of supervisory experience or experience leading project teams. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Overseas work experience Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Engineering General, Masters: Logistics Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), English, Portuguese, Spanish

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, Technology, or related field and 4 years experience in sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing, product development, merchandising, procurement, technology, or related field OR 6 years experience in sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing, product development, merchandising, procurement, technology, or related field. 2 years of supervisory experience or experience leading project teams.

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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"Working at Walmart is about being part of something bigger than yourself. The work we do impacts families and communities across the world."
— Hannah, Sourcing Manager

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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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