Vendor Management Analyst

Vendor Management Analyst

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Business Operations
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD21236

What you'll do at

Provides subject matter expertise to drive the development of sourcing and procurement strategy by working with Category Managers to identify internal business need; aligning sourcing process to the category strategies; developing and compiling request for Information (RFIs) and request for proposal (RFPs); summarize RFI and RFP responses to help the business assess vendor ability to meet business needs; collaborating with cross-functional teams (for example, vendors, category managers) to ensure clarification of requirement; providing input based on the end-to-end sourcing process; and presenting information and findings to negotiating teams to drive negotiation strategy development. Participates in vendor selection and justification of vendor selection by partnering with stakeholders to develop requirements and scorecards; conducting comprehensive analysis of data from multiple sources; developing comparisons of vendor responses to normalize submissions; presenting the conclusions in an easy to understand and actionable manner; and creating quantification and documentation of savings to support business goals. Assists in vendor negotiations by creating cost models of different contract variables (for example, implementation cost, maintenance cost); running scenarios to determine business benefits; assessing range of negotiation outcomes; and executing defined negotiation strategies to ensure business needs are met. Manages multiple project initiatives for vendor sourcing to achieve desired results by ensuring understanding of scope of work; organizing timelines and deliverables; working with cross-functional teams to ensure timelines related to sourcing and contract goals are met; taking corrective action to address any issues; and reporting results and deliverables to supervisors and stakeholders. Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors and 5 year(s) experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field within the last 10 years OR 7 year(s) experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, Modern Sourcing Strategy, or related field within the last 10 years. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Shared Service and Outsourcing Network (SSON) Information Technology-ITIL CSI (Continued Service Improvement) - Certification, Information Technology-ITIL Service Design - Certification, Information Technology-ITIL Service Operation - Certification, Information Technology-ITIL Service Strategy - Certification, Information Technology-ITIL Service Transition - Certification, Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors and 5 year(s) experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field within the last 10 years OR 7 year(s) experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, Modern Sourcing Strategy, or related field within the last 10 years.

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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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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