(USA) Senior Manager II, Business Strategy-Enterprise Initiatives




$54,122 - $66,149


Jesse R, Recruiter at Gigzio

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

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. 


Responsibilities include: 

  • 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 

  • Business intuition 

  • Financial acumen 


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 

  • International 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

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.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Supervising Associates, Working on cross-functional teams or projects

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

Job ID: 1225665085573431371

This job is located in

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas, 72712

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