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Senior Manager II, Product Development and Sourcing, Women's Footwear
Senior Manager II, Product Development and Sourcin...
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Job Function Merchandising and Online Operations
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition R-1221805
What you'll do...
Sr. Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing Women’s Footwear
At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make to create the future of retail, from responsible sourcing to sustainability – and everything in between.
As a Sr. Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing, you’ll serve as an advocate for our customers and see the products you develop, from ideation to finished product review, come to life in stores and online. Leveraging your skills in communication, market knowledge, sales analysis, quality and fit, you’ll be the expert for Private Brand products within your categories of responsibility and leverage the scale and access of the Walmart system to truly impact the business and the lives of millions of customers worldwide. Along the way, you’ll be guided by our deep-rooted culture and have the support and tools you need to do your job, learn, grow and succeed.
You’ll be responsible for all product development decisions in your categories. You’ll be responsible for growing private brand sales with emphasis on quality, value, and customer experience for the in-store and online category to increase loyalty and conversion with the customer.
You’ll need to keep a pulse on trend and innovation and want to be first to market versus the competition. You’ll be responsible for working with cross functional team members including Merchants, Sourcing, Quality, Suppliers, and Brand Design and Development Teams.
What you’ll do…
As a Senior Manager II, Product Development & Sourcing, you will lead the development, provide innovation and focus on quality to drive profitable growth, develop robust partnerships with suppliers, and use vision and creativity to impact the customer experience. You will analyze data and facts to negotiate for best cost and quality and teach others to do the same. You know your supplier and customer needs better than anyone else and are constantly thinking about what is next for your business. Success in this role requires tenacity, a member customer mindset, influence, and a competitive spirit. You’ll use your executive presence to work with suppliers and cross functional team members at all levels and navigate interesting, complex challenges.
You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
- You’re customer-centric in spirit and in execution
- You have a competitive spirit of being in front of trend and innovation
- You have prior experience working in footwear
- You like digging into data and doing some analysis
- You’re excited about solving complex challenges
- You’re comfortable influencing others, leading teams, managing stakeholders, getting buy-in from leadership, and communicating clearly
- You have a test and learn mentality and an agile way of working to improve your team’s products
You’ll make an impact by:
- Developing strategy and growth of multiple subcategories by identifying relevant trends to meet diverse customer needs
- Lead Walmart strategic supplier initiatives and continue to diversify country of origin to support category expansion
- Growing your category: planning, budgeting, and driving growth for the category and establishing a comprehensive understanding of the competitive landscape
- Establishing and influencing high-visibility supplier relationships
- Using data and facts to establish your point of view to deliver on customer needs and influencing cross functional team to build a winning assortment
- Developing and managing new and existing product lines
- Always looking for creative ideas to drive business improvements, innovation, and customer experience
Benefits & Perks:
Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.
Who We Are
Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Design, or related field and 4 years’ experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in design, merchandising, marketing, or related area.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.Financial Modeling and Analysis, Manufacturing, Microsoft Office, Product Development, Programming Language - VBA, Project Management, Statistical Programming Language - Structured Query Language (SQL), Supervising Associates Masters, Masters: Arts Lean Six Sigma Champion Certification - Certification, Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification
Primary Location...203 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-0000, United States of America
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.
"I focus on continual improvement. Results don’t just come, they happen from hard work and having great teams helping you along the way."— Dontai, Order Specialist/Process Manager
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