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Senior Manager, Strategy Merchandising Operations


Bentonville, AR 72712
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945795BRReq ID:945795BRCompany 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. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. Its all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Senior Manager, Strategy Merchandising OperationsEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:Retail is evolving rapidly and technology is changing the way retailers not only sell and ship products, but also the way technology used to analyze business performance to drive merchant decision making.

As a Sr. Manager in Merchandising Transformation, you will be working to define the future of retail at the worlds largest retailer. Walmart is searching for a highly skilled individual to work closely with technology partners to guide products from conception to launch, bridging the gap between technology and business. This role will also be responsible for developing a strategy, gaining alignment from cross functional teams and leadership, establishing and maintaining working timelines and deploying that strategy through tech product launches.

A successful candidate will be a Product Ninja customer needs focused, numbers driven, highly analytical, knowledgeable about merchandising and technology, collaborative, embody a sense of urgency, be able to work extremely effectively in a start-up like environment, and be adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality features and messaging that customers love.

Responsibilities include:

Serve as the business lead for merchandising technology projects, helping to define the product vision, manage teams and timelines, and deliver the product.

Collaborate and work alongside a team of product engineers, architects, designers, programmers, etc. to prioritize and deliver the right set of product features.

Developing relationships with business partnerships to better understand the customers needs and concerns.

Develop detailed business requirements and user stories that can be used to create product features.

Support teams product lead in communicating strategy and accomplishments to leadership.Minimum Qualifications:

+ 3 years of supervisory experience or 3 years experience leading a cross-functional team.

+ 4 years application development experience with emphasis on VBA and SQL programming languages.

+ 5 years experience leading and managing multiple projects.

+ Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Finance or related field and 3 years professional experience OR 5 years experience in Operations, Merchandising, Information Systems or related field.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:\tMBA or Masters degree in one of the above mentioned fields

\t1-2 years of product management experience

\t3-4 years experience in Retail Buying, Planning, Replenishment, Supply Chain, or Category Development with advanced knowledge of retail math and merchandising root cause analysis

\tProject Management, Six Sigma, or similar certificationCategory:Merchandising and Sourcing Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartRequisition Template:Home Office
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