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Senior Director II Digital Product Development - Walmart Merchandising


Bentonville, AR 72712
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1012892BRReq ID:1012892BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Senior Director II Digital Product Development - Walmart MerchandisingEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:What are you looking for in a new career

.Do you love making an impact on customers? We serve over 40 million every single week.

Do you want to work on initiatives that deliver substantial value? All of our digital products are expected to deliver Billions in returns to our P&L.

Do you want to lead one of the industrys biggest digital transformations? Why not do it at the worlds largest company.

Are you looking for better work/life balance and a great place to live? How would you like to live in an areas that is consistently ranked as one of the best places in the USA to live, is regularly listed as one of the fastest growing metros in the USA, and is ranked almost 10% below the national average cost of living, to name a few.

Regardless of what you are looking for in your new career, Walmart checks all of the boxes.

Merchandising is the heart of a retail business. There are millions of products in the world, but which ones should we carry in our stores? How should we design our shelves to show our customers the broadest assortment, but not run out of inventory? Where do we have costs built into the product lifecycle that we leverage technology to remove, enabling even better prices for our customers? These are some of the problems we are solving in the Digital Merchant Product organization.

Our digital product managers have been tasked with re-inventing the merchant. Like all product roles, we are obsessed with our customers and end users. We take crazy hard problems, work closely with our end users to prototype and design prototypes, and ultimately deliver great technology to enable merchants to make stronger, data-informed decisions, and automate or heavily simplify processes necessary to take action. We partner closely with teams across the organization to deliver on our ambitious solutions, most notably our industry leading data scientists and engineers in the Walmart Labs.

If you are ready to change the world, this role is for you. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Responsibilities include:

+ Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics

+ Defines supplier matrix for assigned high-complexity business unit (BU)

+ Develops and drives product development (PD) strategies for assigned high-complexity business unit (BU)

+ Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce

+ Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals

+ Directs product development (PD) processes for assigned high-complexity business unit (BU) to drive overall strategy

+ Directs the integration of cross-functional team strategies to drive a cohesive product strategy for assigned high-complexity business unit (BU)

+ Drives financial performance for product development (PD) for assigned high-complexity business unit (BU)

+ Provides overall direction

Minimum Qualifications:

+ 6 years of supervisory experience.

+ Bachelor s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Design, or related field and 8 years experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related field OR 10 years experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related field.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

+ 4 years experience working with graphic and textile design.

+ 7 years experience managing departmental functions including management of cross-functional teams and finances.

+ 8 years experience in product development or design.

+ 8 years experience with retail financial metrics (for example, P&L, cost components).

+ Master's degree in Business Administration, Retailing, or related field.

Strong merchandising business experience and relationships

Strategy/business case design and communication

Business process design/design thinking experience

Ability to lead UX proto design

Analytically savvy (understands how data can be used to solve business problems)

Subject matter expertise in merchandising domain to evaluate multi-disciplinary impacts of decisions

Understands financial/key metric impact of decisions

Exceptional judgment and communication

Team Leadership, management, and coaching

Recruitment of strong talent/relationships with end users

Project management experience

Tech Savvy enough to have moderately technical discussions with tech ownerCategory:Product Management - Merchandising Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartDivision Summary: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 sustainabilityand 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 industriesall 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?Requisition Template:Home Office
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