(USA) Senior Manager, Strategy, Innovation - Wmi

(USA) Senior Manager, Strategy, Innovation - Wmi

  • Location PHOENIX, AZ
  • Career Area Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD776153

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Develops Innovation strategies, processes, and best practices by leading an internal team; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business; developing assessments of key opportunities; documenting project scopes; developing long-range plans and project timelines; and communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization.


Leads change from concept to implementation to achieve desired results by identifying and defining transformational change and processes; validating value and priority; creating project plans to implement processes; assessing people's readiness for change; managing expectations; adjusting approaches to have positive company change adopted by the entire organization; ensuring timely project management from pilot to the execution stage; and implementing sustainable processes through the business unit.


Consults with internal organizations on strategic initiatives by developing high-level project plans to achieve strategic goals; prioritizing and executing work streams within corporate strategies; integrating and prioritizing timelines, tasks, analysis, and team assignments; and ensuring proper planning, testing, and delivery of high-level strategic initiatives.


Drives accountability to achieve goals within a cross-functional area by developing strong relationships with stakeholders; influencing strategy direction and deliverables; recommending technical and conceptual ideas to establish understanding and acceptance; and reporting results and deliverables to supervisors and stakeholders.

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.

Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

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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 Arts, Sciences, Business, or related field and 2 years experience in project management, operations management, or related field OR 4 years experience in project management, operations management, or related field. 2 years of supervisory experience. 1 year experience using intermediate functionality of word processing, presentation, or spreadsheet software (for example, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Business, Business and Strategic Planning, Customer Service, Distribution, Engineering, Human Resources, Information Systems, Logistics, Project Management, Remedy System, Replenishment, Retail Industry, Supply Chain, Walmart

Masters: Arts, Masters: Science

Primary Location...

6910 E Chauncey Ln, Phoenix, AZ 85054, 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, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.
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"I have switched careers twice within Walmart and each time my leadership supported me in learning an entirely different business. "
— Scott, Senior Manager

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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