(USA) Manager II, Business Analysis And Insights

(USA) Manager II, Business Analysis And Insights

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Manager II role in Global Procurement Center of Excellence, will support the Technology, Professional Services and Marketing services categories with the primary focus to develop and execute procurement analytics and insights across multiple categories and business segments; partnering with strategic sourcing to leverage the scale of One Walmart to create and deliver value. This role requires an initiative-taking and talented professional with a strong aptitude for critical thinking, problem solving and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally to create and deliver results.

You will make an impact by:

  • Leveraging critical thinking, data understanding and analytics, and technology savviness to problem solve and recommend actionable insights to stakeholders as well as accessing market intelligence to enable fact-based prioritization of opportunities. Demonstrating proficiency in end-to-end procurement value creation levers and actions.

  • Honing your effective communication skills (written, verbal, presenting, and visual) to influence stakeholders to implement fact-based recommendations from actionable insights. Demonstrating sound judgment and articulating supporting insights in a compelling way. Understanding how to connect broader sets of analyses and findings into a cohesive storyline.

  • Amplifying your relationship management skills (incl. social and emotional intelligence) to influence (upwards, downwards and laterally) and build relationships. Leveraging professional scrutiny skills to raise awareness of issues that might need cross-functional input/support. Elevating to leaders for support as needed. Providing timely, action-oriented recommendations to address complex issues.

  • Leveraging leadership, project management, and change management skills to effectively drive projects in a timely manner ensuring deliverables and objectives are met. Delegating project work, monitoring progress, and providing feedback to others as needed. Leveraging mentor relationships, strengths, and opportunities as an asset to the organization and actively owning personal development.

  • Familiarity and experience with financial risk reporting and concepts. Following competitors, consumer trends, and market dynamics impacting supported categories.


You will sweep us off our feet if you have…

  • Master’s in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Statistics, Economics or related field

  • Experience in sourcing & procurement, supply chain or finance

  • 5+ years’ experience in data foraging and synthesis, analytics, and insights creation (e.g., spend analysis, TCO, should cost modeling, comparative cost analysis, etc.)

  • Advanced proficiency utilizing data mining tools (e.g., Alteryx, Python, SAS, MS products, etc.)

  • Advanced proficiency utilizing BI Visualization Tools (e.g., Power BI, Looker, Tableau, etc.)

  • Category knowledge of services e.g., Facilities Maintenance, Energy, Sustainability, or Compliance

  • Experience working in a collaborative environment and cross-functional team management

  • Retail or Consulting industry experience

  • Experience utilizing lean six sigma, Agile methodologies or PMP certification

  • Supervisory experience

Minimum Requirement

  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Statistics, Economics, or at least 5years experience in analytics and insights, leading cross-functional teams/projects, market intelligence, supplier intelligence or related field OR Master's degree plus 3yrs experience.

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 will quickly find we are 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 will discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you will be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.  careers.walmart.com 

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, Analytics, Statistics, or related field and 2 years’ experience in data analytics, project management, business, or related area OR 4 years' experience in data analytics, project management, business, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Statistical Programming Language

Masters: Business Administration

Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification, Six Sigma Black Belt - Certification, Six Sigma Green Belt - Certification

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 One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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