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Sr. Manager, Program Management International- JDA Category Management

Walmart


Location:
Bentonville, AR 72712
Date:
04/14/2018
2018-04-142018-05-14
Walmart
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1027726BRReq ID:1027726BRCompany 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:Sr. Manager, Program Management International- JDA Category ManagementEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:

Walmarts International Strategic Initiatives department is hiring a Senior Manager, Program Management to join their team. As a member of this team, you will have the opportunity to work on projects and programs that serve over 11,000 retail units in 28 countries around the world. More specifically, in this particular role, you would be responsible for program management for the Space & Assortment team, focused on implementation of the JDA Category Management suite of tools. You would also provide direction for global capabilities, consult and provide guidance on local functionality, as well as support the development of long-range plans and project timelines; anticipate risks and issues, proactively providing sustainable risk mitigation solutions. You will apply your skills in program management, large scale implementations and influence to work cross-functionally across a broad array of internal clients and external partners, translating business needs into functional requirements. If you like the excitement and challenge of leveraging technology to deliver complex, global solutions, then this is the role for you!



Additional Responsibilities:





+ Aligns and recommends strategies, activities, and best practices by, leading an internal team; partnering with cross-functional teams across the business and International markets; documenting project scopes; developing long-range plans and project timelines; and communicating with and influencing decision-makers and executives within the organization.

+ Consults with internal organizations on strategic initiatives by, developing high-level project plans to achieve strategic goals; prioritizing and aligning work streams within corporate strategies; integrating and prioritizing timelines, tasks, analysis, and team assignments; and ensuring proper planning, testing, and delivery of high-level strategic initiatives

+ Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects

+ Ensures business needs are being met

+ International and/or the Walmart Enterprise by, developing strong relationships with stakeholders; influencing strategy direction and deliverables; recommending technical and conceptual ideas to establish understanding and acceptance; and reporting results and deliverables to supervisors and stakeholders.

+ Leads change to achieve desired results by, aligning and defining transformational change and processes; validating value and priority; creating both short-term and long-term project plans; assessing readiness for change; managing expectations; adjusting approaches to have positive company change adopted

+ Manages a portion of the department budget and profit and loss (P&L) by, forecasting resource needs and expenses for personnel, travel, and other variable items; monitoring actual expenses versus budget; and making adjustments as necessary.

+ Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

+ Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications:



+ Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Project Management, Information Systems, Operations Management, or related field and 4 years of experience in engineering, project management, information systems, operations management, or related field OR 6 Years of experience in engineering, project management, information systems, operations management, or related field.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:



+ Merchandising, Category Management experience

+ Data analysis, synthesis and extrapolation experience.

+ Experience developing and delivering presentations to influence senior levels of leadership.

+ Experience leading engineering, strategy or innovations teams.

+ Experience working in matrixed organization

+ Experience working with Microsoft Project

+ Experience working with cross-functional teams

+ Experience working with virtual or remote teams.

+ Fluency in a foreign language.

+ Global experience

+ Master s Degree in Engineering, Project Management, Information Systems, Operations Management, or related field.

+ Six Sigma or process improvement certification



2 years of Experience on JDA Category Management Suite

Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience leading teams

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization

Analytic, creative and business focused problem solver

Ability to manage complex projects

Demonstrated ability on MS Project, Visio and MS Office tools.Category:Project and Program Management 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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