22 days old
2018-06-012018-07-01

Category Manager

Walmart
San Bruno, CA 94066
1059924BRReq ID:1059924BRCompany Summary:The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.Job Title:Category ManagerPosition Summary:Want to help change the future of online commerce? Want to help millions of people create living spaces that they love? The Home Group at Walmart eCommerce (Walmart.com, Jet.com,

Hayneedle) is building a new type of customer-centric shopping experience at the intersection of content, commerce, and technology to help you find and buy things you love for your home.

We are looking for an exceptional Category Manager to manage and grow a business, and manage levers across merchandising, marketing and product technology to drive GMV and profit results. Your ultimate goal is to build a strategy that will win market share, identify and develop talent within your direct reports & closely track your suite of products determining competitive pricing that lives up to our brand promise, analyzing marketplace trends to identify new opportunities for the future, improving the customer experience through findability & securing marketing support for your key initiatives.

In this position, youll get to

Manage a business and bring the art to the science using your intuition and expertise fueled by data, analytics and, above all, a passion for helping our customers save money and live better.

Develop our people and lead a team of category specialists, driving skill development growth & continuous learning across entire direct report team.

Give customers what they want and deliver best-in-class assortment & end-to-end customer experience in the market. You will Partner with internal teams across Product, Engineering, Marketing, Operations, and Customer Care to deliver a world-class customer-centric shopping experience.

Drive Operating Efficiencies to continuously improve processes, data integrity, and systems to deliver operating leverage in how we do business.

Innovate and leverage the enterprises (Walmart, Jet, Hayneedle) advantages to build scalable high growth businesses around immediate and emerging opportunities.



Additional Responsibilities:


Develop assortment, pricing, merchandising, marketing & product strategies to deliver to sales & profit goals & grow market share for your category.

Drive team of category specialists to execute your strategies & iterate as needed, using effective communication & clear strategies.

Determine white space in assortment/brands & secure partnerships to cover these using national brands or private brand partners.

Own vendor relationships & strategically drive vendors to create unique assortments, deliver best-in-market pricing & ensure fast delivery.

Build aspirational product stories & marketing assets, working with marketing partners to build traffic drivers for distinct customer profiles.

Build best-in-class item content for entire assortment through efficient item set-up management.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:Category Manager:


Want to help change the future of online commerce? Want to help millions of people create living spaces that they love? The Home Group at Walmart eCommerce (Walmart.com, Jet.com,

Hayneedle) is building a new type of customer-centric shopping experience at the intersection of content, commerce, and technology to help you find and buy things you love for your home.

We are looking for an exceptional Category Manager to manage and grow a business, and manage levers across merchandising, marketing and product technology to drive GMV and profit results. Your ultimate goal is to build a strategy that will win market share, identify and develop talent within your direct reports & closely track your suite of products determining competitive pricing that lives up to our brand promise, analyzing marketplace trends to identify new opportunities for the future, improving the customer experience through findability & securing marketing support for your key initiatives.

In this position, youll get to

Manage a business and bring the art to the science using your intuition and expertise fueled by data, analytics and, above all, a passion for helping our customers save money and live better.

Develop our people and lead a team of category specialists, driving skill development growth & continuous learning across entire direct report team.

Give customers what they want and deliver best-in-class assortment & end-to-end customer experience in the market. You will Partner with internal teams across Product, Engineering, Marketing, Operations, and Customer Care to deliver a world-class customer-centric shopping experience.

Drive Operating Efficiencies to continuously improve processes, data integrity, and systems to deliver operating leverage in how we do business.

Innovate and leverage the enterprises (Walmart, Jet, Hayneedle) advantages to build scalable high growth businesses around immediate and emerging opportunities.


Additional Responsibilities:


Develop assortment, pricing, merchandising, marketing & product strategies to deliver to sales & profit goals & grow market share for your category.

Drive team of category specialists to execute your strategies & iterate as needed, using effective communication & clear strategies.

Determine white space in assortment/brands & secure partnerships to cover these using national brands or private brand partners.

Own vendor relationships & strategically drive vendors to create unique assortments, deliver best-in-market pricing & ensure fast delivery.

Build aspirational product stories & marketing assets, working with marketing partners to build traffic drivers for distinct customer profiles.

Build best-in-class item content for entire assortment through efficient item set-up management.



Who You Are:


You are a world-class operator and possess a unique combination of business acumen, product knowledge, analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

You can drive results and solve problems in fun and creative ways.

You love data and have a strong analytical bent with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions.

You are a Team builder: You are a strong coach and mentor with a track record of building, driving and managing a high performing team.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelors degree in business, retail or related field OR 4 years of experience in business, retail or related field


*unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role at this time*Additional Preferred Qualifications:Preferred:

4 years of proven experience in merchandise, forecasting and product selection

3 years managing an ecommerce business, with specific experience related to marketing and site optimization

2-3 years developing strong business relationships with vendors and industry leaders

1-2 years experience managing and maintaining an open-to-buy

1 year of experience managing people


*unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role at this time*Category: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 Department Summary:No two days are the same for the Walmart.com Merchandising team. Its exciting and things change rapidly, except one component: were always 100% customer-centric! With instant access to products, services and information online, customers expect choice, ease, and personalization. Innovation and leading edge technology enables our team to analyze deep customer insights and market data at scale. Our team of strategists, site merchants, buyers, creative types, UI designers (and more) collaborate together, utilizing big data innovations and analytics to enhance omnichannel experiences for our customers.

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