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Director, Insights Consulting- Omnichannel Finance & Supply Chain
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
- Job Function -
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD761901
What you'll do at
What you'll do...
Project Scope / Insights Partnership Strategy: Leads solutions development and delivery of complex and/or large consulting projects that support multiple business areas or categories. Assists with providing overall direction across omnichannel transformation efforts by analyzing business objectives and customer needs. Contributes to Insights and transformation strategy by sharing strategic and actionable recommendations across multiple business initiatives.
Business Partnerships: Provides consulting expertise and acts as a subject matter expert to senior functional leadership (e.g., VPs); articulates the needs of current and future customers to executive leadership. Reviews and influences business strategies and integrates customer strategies to achieve business objectives. Consults with executive leadership to identify and answer critical questions about customers to drive business decisions.
Problem Solving Approach and Data Identification: Leverages industry, business, and functional knowledge to advise business on most appropriate problem statement structuring. Reviews and communicates identified business problem statements to senior leadership, and gains buy-in for research methodology and overall approach. Identifies appropriate resources for research and analysis (e.g., third-party vs. internal research) for complex and/or advanced analytical and research projects based on problem solving approach and methodology. Frames data collection strategy for large projects and provides strategic guidance on the development of data collection tools, platforms, and approaches.
Research and Data Analytics: Directs the research and analysis of highly complex business issues. Collaborates with senior leadership to define research methodologies as well as data analysis approach and process. Contributes to improvement of existing research and data analytics approaches and development of new approaches for data management and analysis by understanding and adapting industry trends. Enforces standards and processes for data sharing, model development, and reporting with internal teams (e.g., Advanced Analytics) and third parties. Insights Identification: Provides consultative opinions and expertise to senior and executive leadership based on review and oversight of research and analysis findings. Ensures development of impactful, meaningful insights and analysis to meet business needs/goals through research and analysis conducted. Leads review process with third-party vendors; and ensures quality and standard of work output.
Collaboration: Partners with functional leadership and other cross-functional leaders across the organization (e.g., Customer Experience, Merchandising) to develop consultative solutions for complex and/or large projects, ensure buy-in for recommendations as necessary and ensure alignment on data analysis and research strategies. Proactively maintains existing relationships and develops new relationships with external business partners and vendors. Works with other functional areas to help define business requirements and product roadmaps for process improvement and transformation products. Communicates the leadership vision for new products and analyzes and acts as a translator between teams from the technical and business domains.
People Development: Builds and leads a team to execute on business area objectives. Ensures associates are receiving learning and development opportunities (e.g., training, mentoring) for the good of the associate and Walmart. Coaches team members and provides feedback to enhance skills, knowledge, and work performance. Conducts performance and career development conversations. Mentors less experienced associates and managers.
Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting
resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.
Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.
Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.
Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.
You’ll impress us if you can demonstrate:
- An ability to synthesize operational, technical, and strategic materials into easily understood communications
- An ability to converse and translate across finance, supply chain, data science, operations research, and technology verticals
- Expert level proficiency in preparing exhibits (charts, figures, visualizations) to support your claims
- A history of delivering successful cross-functional transformation and insights projects
- A firm grasp of the big picture / ability to quickly identify the key controversies that are of central importance to the economics of a business area or project
- A strong understanding of value creation and capture
- A servant leadership mindset and the ability to deliver results under pressure
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field and 5 years' experience in marketing research, data analytics, consulting, or related
field OR 7 years' experience in marketing research, data analytics, consulting, or related field.
4 years' supervisory experience or experience leading cross-functional teams.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.Customer Analytics in Retail OperationsMasters: Business Administration
Primary Location...702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America
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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