Senior Analyst, Seller Planning

Senior Analyst, Seller Planning

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Career Area Business Operations
  • Job Function Business Operations Management
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1712972

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Strategic Business Acumen:

  • Possess knowledge of:
    • Industry, environmental, economic factors, and competitors (e.g., market fluctuations, changes in policies or politics, emerging technology, cultural practices)
    • Global business strategy
    • Translating business knowledge into actionable insights
    • Business management practices across multiple domains (e.g., merchandise, supply chain, marketing, sales, technology, business systems, human resources)
    • In-depth knowledge of company practices
    • Business metrics (e.g., fiscal financial targets, product sales, service line and operational budgets, technology spend)
  • To be able to carry out the following responsibilities:
    • Supports the development of business cases and recommendations
    • Owns the delivery of project activity and tasks assigned by others
    • Supports process updates and changes
    • Solves simple business issues
    • Demonstrates functional knowledge of the business unit/organization being supported
    • Communicates business perspectives and understands stakeholder perspectives
    • Researches similar businesses and best practices across the industry
    • Uses the basic tools necessary for managing expenses, budgets, and investments
    • Describes basic concepts of financial forecasting.

Financial Forecasting and Modeling:

  • Possess knowledge of:
    • Financial modeling practices and techniques
    • Financial reports used by the organization and assigned function
    • Sales forecasting systems
  • To be able to carry out the following responsibilities:
    • Generates standard reports that quantify impacts of seasonal trends for a product/service or line
    • Demonstrates the fundamentals of financial forecasting and modeling
    • Gathers information necessary to run a forecasting model
    • Produces and reports the results of forecast modeling to management
    • Resolves common forecasting problems in the application of modeling
    • Participates in the preparation of short-term forecasts for a retail product/service or location.

Influential Communication:

  • Possess knowledge of:
    • Verbal/nonverbal behaviors
    • Application and allocation of business communication styles/techniques in ambiguous and challenging situations
    • Situational awareness
    • Communication channels/mediums
    • Interpersonal skills and universal relationship building with the ability to connect seemingly unconnected parties
    • Influencing styles
  • To be able to carry out the following responsibilities:
    • Organizes thoughts and communicates credibly and concisely within scope
    • Presents to and influences team members and business partners, conveying messages through a basic understanding of the relevant context
    • Utilizes relevant data and fact-based information to articulate results and provides recommendations in a structured manner
    • Actively listens to others, seeks and provides constructive feedback, and provides ideas/recommendations on processes
    • Proactively builds a professional network.

Partnership & Collaboration:

  • Possess knowledge of:
    • Stakeholder identification and mapping
    • Stakeholder analysis
    • Stakeholder communication
    • Stakeholder engagement techniques
    • Stakeholder management effectiveness tools and methods
    • Fluency in specialized business vernacular
  • To be able to carry out the following responsibilities:
    • Engages with team members on a periodic basis and establishes credibility
    • Analyzes stakeholder needs and partners with them to share relevant information
    • Responds effectively and efficiently to requests
    • Takes a "one team" approach to collaborate and accomplishes goals for the business.

Assortment Strategy & Management:

  • Possess knowledge of:
    • Assortment analytics sources and reports
    • Assortment performance metrics
    • Assortment management tools
  • To be able to carry out the following responsibilities:
    • Gathers basic reports used for product assortment management
    • Describes the purpose of tools and benchmarks used for assortment management
    • Demonstrates a basic understanding of the concepts and practices associated with assortment management in the retail industry
    • Cites examples of seasonal considerations and adjustments to planned-versus-actual assortment mix.

Digital Literacy and Analytics:

  • Possess knowledge of:
    • Sources of relevant data
    • Data analysis techniques
    • Data dashboard tools (e.g., Power BI, Tableau)
    • Sources of industry trend information
    • Spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software
  • To be able to carry out the following responsibilities:
    • Leverages data analysis tools to explore moderately complex data
    • Develops and tests hypotheses
    • Uses data to influence strategic work
    • Builds and presents insights
    • Identifies, implements, and drives technology change within the scope of work
    • Uses visualization tools to represent data and construct coherent stories to influence decisions
    • Uses customer analytics for basic forecasting purposes
    • Maintains and organizes all customer analytics portfolio-related data
    • Interprets customer analytics results and presents findings to management
    • Participates in the deployment of web-based surveys used to collect customer data
    • Creates business analysis reports from customer analytics data extracts
    • Maintains and organizes all business portfolio-related data
    • Documents performance criteria used for evaluating business trends and activities
    • Researches business-related data and generates and interprets basic analytics
    • Assists in the preparation of charts, graphs, tables, and other tools to reflect business performance.

Data Transformation & Integration:

  • Possess knowledge of:
    • Data quality guidelines
    • Data customization techniques
    • Data management tools
    • Data transformation processes
  • To be able to carry out the following responsibilities:
    • Extracts data from identified databases
    • Creates data pipelines and transforms multiple data sources into usable data sets
    • Develops knowledge of current data transformation processes
    • Customizes transformed datasets for multiple audiences and reporting goals.

Live our Values:

  • Culture Champion

    • Models the Walmart values to foster our culture
    • Holds oneself accountable
    • Supports Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability
    • Maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics, and compliance.
  • Servant Leadership

    • Is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.
  • Embrace Change

    • Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset
    • Supports innovation and intelligent risk-taking
    • Exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.
  • Digital Transformation & Change

    • Implements and supports continuous improvements
    • Willingly embraces new digital tools and ways of working.
  • Deliver for the Customer

    • Customer Focus

      • Delivers results while putting the customer first
      • Applies an omnimerchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.
    • Strategic Thinking

      • Adopts a broad perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans.
  • Focus on our Associates

    • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

      • Embraces diversity in all its forms
      • Actively supports diversity of ideas and perspectives
      • Supports diversity goal programs.
    • Collaboration & Influence

      • Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners
      • Works collaboratively to achieve objectives
      • Communicates with impact to a range of audiences
      • Demonstrates energy and positivity for own work.
    • Talent Management

      • Contributes to an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work
      • Demonstrates engagement and commitment to the team
      • Recognizes others’ contributions and accomplishments.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see .

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at .

The annual salary range for this position is $64,480.00-$143,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location)

- Stock equity incentives

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, Finance, or a related field. Option 2: 2 years’ experience in Business Management, Finance, Omni-
Channel Merchandising, or a related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Business Management, Marketing, Omni-Channel Merchandising, or a related area

Primary Location...

850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, 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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