Join Walmart as a Senior Manager, Procurement Strategy and your work could help over 295 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.
The Senior Manager II, Procurement Strategy is a critical thought-leadership role that uses skills and knowledge in sourcing, project management and stakeholder alignment to tell our story, while leading a world-class procurement organization. This includes researching and executing strategies to develop best-in-class people, processes, and tools for the GNFR (Goods Not for Resale) Procurement team.
An ideal candidate must have a deep understanding of procurement and industry leading processes and tools. The role will help execute procurement initiatives including but not limited to supplier strategies, supplier relationship management, category strategy development, supplier diversity and sustainability.
This role will also drive monthly reporting of KPIs and savings goals and hold Global Procurement teams accountable for delivery of goals. Additionally, the role is responsible of executing training plans for the Global Procurement team. Additional experience building spend analytics tools and other core procurement tools is preferred.
Key attributes of a successful candidate include driving change management, influencing up and across matrixed organizations, creating the case for change, driving accountability and delivery against goals. Structured thinking and the ability to take complex problems, break them down and drive change is a must along with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, economics, technology, or related field and 4 years of experience in procurement strategy, contract management, analytics, or related field – OR 6 years of experience in procurement strategy, contract management, analytics, or related field and 5 years of experience leading cross-functional teams/ projects
3 year of experience leading and completing cross-functional projects
2 years of senior leadership decision support and influencing experience
Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines
Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
Detail and results-oriented with sense of urgency
Benefits & Perks
Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
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., Option 1: Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, economics, technology, or related field and 5 years' experience in procurement strategy, contract management, analytics, or related field. Option 2: 6 years' experience in procurement strategy, contract management, analytics, or related field and 2 years' experience leading cross-functional teams/projects.
Experience with cross-functional teams, Supervisory experienceMasters: BusinessCPPM - Certified Professional Purchasing Manager - Certification
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