Senior Manager II, Space Planning And Modular Deve...

Senior Manager II, Space Planning And Modular Development

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Directs category modular assortments and design layouts by validating the category purchase decision hierarchy tree; working with buyers to align modular development with overall category strategy; determining clusters of stores based on similar selling patterns; reviewing effectiveness of previous modular; creating predominant modular assortment and design layouts for categories; overseeing others in modifying predominant modular assortment and design layout based on individual store needs; and overseeing the process and accuracy of modular execution. Manages the strategy around modular cluster variations based on the modular layout template, assortment strategy, and merchandising rules by analyzing optimal item assortments; maintaining modular layout design; recommending alternate solutions when design integrity is compromised; preparing reports for use in the modular walkthrough; and developing the modular cover letter detailing strategy and execution instructions. Identifies strategic opportunities for multiple categories in the design and development of category modulars by reviewing internal and external data sources; compiling multiple data sources; identifying product and customer trends within categories; comparing Walmart and competitor data; and determining market gaps. Directs modular relay process for assigned category by identifying priorities, deadlines, and expectations; managing the carrying out of tasks; communicating progress to management; collaborating with cross-functional teams and external partners to ensure completion of modular milestones according to timeline; organizing and participating in modular meetings; determining and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities; and escalating areas of opportunity throughout the relay process to ensure effective process management with internal and external partners. Manages and directs validation team by overseeing audits of store merchandisable designs; ensuring effective controls in design, scope, and prototype processes; maintaining and updating a central database of store merchandisable space, fixtures, equipment, signage, and design layouts; coordinating with other business areas regarding corrections to merchandise designs; and measuring merchandise design accuracy and reporting it to executives. 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. Live our Values Culture Champion • Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and 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 • Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent. Embrace Change Curiosity & Courage • Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks. Digital Transformation & Change • Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working. Deliver for the Customer Customer Focus • Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans. Strategic Thinking • Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team’s strategy. Focus on our Associates Diversity, Equity & Inclusion • Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs. Collaboration & Influence • Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action. Talent Management • Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others’ contributions and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Design, Marketing, Mathematics, or related field and 4 years’ experience in retail, replenishment, supplier sales, finance, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in retail, replenishment, supplier sales, finance, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Category Management, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Retail Industry, Supervising Associates, Support, Troubleshooting

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, 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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