1+ months
2018-02-012018-06-22

Category Manager, Marketplace Partnerships

Walmart
San Bruno, CA 94066
957416BRReq ID:957416BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Category Manager, Marketplace PartnershipsPosition Summary:Marketplace is one of Walmart.coms fastest growing and dynamic businesses committed to constantly meeting the assortment needs of customers. The Walmart.com Home Marketplace team (inclusive of Jet.com platform) is looking for individuals who can lead, collaborate, and thrive in a dynamic environment, demonstrate and foster innovative thinking, learn and use the latest tools and technology to analyze data and insights at scale and above all else, think every day about how best to meet the needs of our customers.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:The Partnership Manager role requires the skillset of category management, thinking holistically across all ecommerce levers including marketing, merchandising and technology, to scale 3rd party Home sellers on Walmart.com. The Partnership Manager will be responsible for managing sellers financial and operational goals, measuring performance metrics, and building strong internal and external relationships. Responsibilities will also include optimization of assortment to improve marketplace growth, while enhancing the customers experience. Successful candidates should be quick learners, strategic thinkers, and have an entrepreneurial spirit. This role is heavily cross-functional, requiring working knowledge and coordination with merchandising, marketing, operations, finance, and technical teams. Candidate should also understand how to use technology to help drive future enhancements and define requirements for the technology platform in order to meet business needs. This is an ideal role for a candidate who loves partner management and is interested in driving significant financial growth.

Own and drive Home Tier 1 Sellers annual GMV plan across both Walmart.com and Jet.com

Create and manage to Joint Annual Business Plans (JBPs) by aligning financial targets with sellers, identifying Home assortment needs, and securing marketing placements

Continuously monitor seller performance. Provide internal performance reporting and host regular external partner meeting to effectively communicate Seller performance and pivots

Partner with Home category leads to understand assortment needs

Partner with technology product and marketing teams to ensure visibility of Marketplace items

Partner with technical support team to resolve any account technical issues

Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in the Walmart.com merchandising/services area and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans

Ensures the alignment of multiple cross-functional teams to ensure the achievement of business objectives

Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrityMinimum Qualifications: 5-8 years of related work experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. MBA from top-tier school preferred.

Must be able to travel to for partner visits and to distributed office locations as necessary.Additional Preferred Qualifications:Online ecommerce experience a plus

Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to persuade, communicate vision and motivate people at every level within Wal-Mart and partner organizations; cooperative working style

Strong ecommerce knowledge base

Strong analytical and quantitative skills

Passion for serving customers and understanding their needs

Performs well in an environment with competing priorities, multiple projects, and a virtual teams

Good project management skills

Detail-oriented and strong follow-through

Positive, upbeat, can-do attitude - Self StarterCategory:Merchandising and Sourcing Division:Walmart.comDivision Summary:The Walmart.com team is here to provide amazing digital and physical experiences for our customers with seamless access to products and services they want. Marketplace allows us to present an even wider array of vendor products on Walmart.com and beyond. Behind the scenes, e-commerce experts are focused on category growth, program management, business development, and seller onboarding. We continuously strive to deliver incredible selection, ease, and e-commerce innovation to customers.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce

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