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Senior Manager, Product Management

What you’ll do…

About the team: 

Walmart Global Technology (WGT) is responsible for driving the Technology vision for Walmart around the world. The WGT Strategy team codifies this vision among senior leaders and advances that around the company. As part of the WGT Strategy team, this role will drive analysis and assist implementation of strategic efforts by developing, communicating, and executing strategies focused on hardware and software portfolio optimization. The Senior Manager, reporting to the Director of Technology Strategy, will work on one or more projects at a time, typically partnering with various cross-functional teams and leadership.

 

Essential Functions: 

 

Strategic Communications: The Senior Manager will play an integral role in helping the Global Tech leadership team develop and communicate strategic priorities for the company to executive leadership. He / she will assist on a broad range of projects that are both forward looking as well as answer key business model and internal technology execution questions for the organization.

 

Stakeholder Engagement: This role will require a high degree of collaboration with several cross-functional teams. The Senior Manager will work closely with leaders on technology, product and corporate teams. Candidate should be comfortable functioning in ambiguity and quickly raise insightful questions to drive alignment.

 

Technology Experience: This role requires a working knowledge of all key components of technology: Software development, Infrastructure, Cloud, Architecture, Information Security, and Technology Business Management.

 

Data Analysis / Continuous Improvement: Projects require the individual to be solutions oriented and able to quickly drive root cause analysis to deliver on qualitative and data driven recommendations within easily understandable frameworks. He/ She will connect dots to identify leverage points across tech and drive standardization through process creation / efficiencies.

 

You will sweep us off our feet if you are:

  • Capable of making sound business and execution recommendations to segment teams based on research-driven analytics, leveraging both internal and external data and research
  • Proven experience defining enterprise-wide solutions to support hardware and software optimization
  • Capable to partner with cross-functional teams to develop solutions, opportunities, and strategy recommendations
  • Able to build executive level (corporate officers) presentations to summarize results, influence decisions and make recommendations
  • Experienced in building and leading a FinOps models
  • Experienced with the underpinning financial implication of technology decisions and explaining the impact to P&L
  • Experienced in negotiating contracts with 3rd parties (preferably in the technology space)
  • Experienced in global Technology trends including but not limited to cloud, automation, CI/CD pipelines, SDLC, Agile, Big Data, AI/ML, Gen AI
  • Customer centric and focused on delivering seamless experiences
  • Have great attention to detail, exceptional follow through, and be administratively strong in process and project management
  • Able to use relevant metrics, technical experience, analyses, and reports to answer questions or propose changes
  • Focused on continuous improvement
  • A great team player and collaborator

 

Qualifications:

  • Consultant / Associate at a top tier management consulting firm (experience in eCommerce or retail execution preferred) or relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of IT Stack and technology
  • Proven cloud experience
  • BS required; MBA preferred
  • Strong business acumen and demonstrated proficiency in general business disciplines
  • Strong analytical and deductive reasoning skills Proven delivery
  • Proven delivery of results across large multi-line of business organization(s)
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel and Power Point

 

Interpersonal Competencies:  

 

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships.

• Proven strength in both oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior management and large groups in a professional, concise and direct manner.

• Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources.

• Creative problem solver that can identify sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced & actionable analysis

 

Leadership Competencies: 

  • Ability to model Walmart’s four core values:

1. Respect for the individual

2. Service to our customers

3. Strive for excellence

4. Integrity

  • Ability to clearly state the vision and then successfully translate that vision into executable steps
  • The ability to anticipate business issues & influence managerial attention

 

Experience: 

• 1 year+ of post-MBA experience in a top tier management consulting firm or investment bank or ~7 years of relevant experience

• eCommerce, retail and technology experience preferred

 

Preferred:

• MBA

 

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

 

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices .

 

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor’s degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

 

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at https://bit.ly/3iOOb1J .

 

The annual salary range for this position is $132,000.00-$264,000.00

 

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives.

 

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

 

– Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location)

 

– Stock equity incentives

Minimum Qualifications…

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

Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related area and 9 years’ experience in product management. Option 2: 11 years’ experience in product 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.

 

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related area and 8 years’ experience as a product manager, ideally working on consumer-facing, large-scale, highly complex B2B/C products, Supervisory experience

Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location…

10790 PARKRIDGE DR. SUITE 200, RESTON, VA 20191, United States of America

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  • Company: Walmart
  • Published: 15th November 2023
  • Closing Date: 15th December 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • Salary: $132,000-$264,000
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None