At Walmart, we enable the connection between brands and shoppers at unprecedented scale. As stewards of our brand promise, “Save Money. Live Better,” we work alongside some of the most talented people in the world to engage with the more than 150M households who shop with us each week. This is a unique opportunity to join a high-visibility team with a big impact on our omni-channel business.
Position Summary... What You'll Do...
We are looking for a Senior Manager II, Enterprise Initiatives to join Walmart Connect’s (WMC) Omni Transformation team to help us integrate into the broader Walmart enterprise by leading unique, complex, and transformational initiatives. The WMC Omni Transformation team is critical to developing the future of WMC and its important role within Walmart.
This role will require a multi-dimensional associate that can work across multiple teams in the Walmart ecosystem and has demonstrated success in navigating complex, multi-layered organizations to create positive, quantifiable business outcomes. We are seeking an associate that has a strong background in retail, process design and operations. This leader will be charged with optimizing our enterprise business planning process across business units, gaining alignment across multiple stakeholders, and is responsible for
This role is responsible for working across the organization to develop strategic frameworks and cross-functional operating plans to ensure the Walmart leadership team has the right analysis to enable strategic decision. The project-based work will focus on new Walmart business activities that might benefit from the integration of advertising. You will work with cross-functional stakeholders across the business to figure out how and whether Walmart Connect’s capabilities can leveraged to further these enterprise initiatives.
The opportunities will be varied and often complex, given their early-stage development. Your consulting-like role will involve synthesizing strategic customer and competitor insights, technology assessments, and internal business cases to ensure WMC leadership has the right strategic conversation with other parts of Walmart. You will help us move WMC’s thinking from “What is it?” to “Should we?” to “How would we do it?” before handing off projects to operating team to execute.
Take Project Management to the next level: Perform internal research and analyses to drive business-case development and capabilities assessments for emerging enterprise initiatives
Work collaboratively with business unit partners and corporate teams to drive concepting, business and execution planning
Be the key, accountable person driving the integration of WMC into specific initiatives
Communicate widely – from executives to operating teams -- the state of development for enterprise initiatives and decision-making as they develop over time
Come join the team if you:
Are excited about the future of retail & media
Are a critical thinker with the ability to distill complicated concepts into actionable strategies
Have a high operational IQ with an equally high EQ
Understand how to influence and inspire action cross-functionally
Possess professional maturity, judgment and have a strong executive presence
Are a curious learner that is willing to swim upstream
Are aligned to Walmart values: service to customer; respect for individual; strive for excellence; act with integrity
Are tenacious and willing to take on complex problems that require cross-functional input
Possess A+ people skills and ability to build strong working relationships
A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
Comfort with uncertainty and ambiguity; rapid change and iteration
Skillful at problem-structuring and -solving, getting to the heart of the opportunity
Strong oral, written and visual/graphic communication, tailored to specific audiences
Ability to drive to insights and implications
Analytical skills / data driven approach
Cross-functional team management and stakeholder management
People development, coaching, mentoring
Personal and professional traits:
10 years of experience in consulting, retail or advertising
MBA preferred, but not required
Experience in the following areas would be positively viewed:
Corporate strategy or other strategic roles
Retail, Grocery, eCommerce, Consumer Packaged Goods
Large multi-national corporations
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, Statistics, Social Science, Communications, or related field and 4 years’ experience in retail merchandising, operations management, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in retail merchandising, operations management, or related area.
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