About the Role
Negotiates product costs, volume, etc. with brands for a highly complex category
Ensures proper distribution and pricing across warehouses and distributors for a highly complex category
Develops strategic partnerships with retailers for a highly complex category
Supports GM in developing data-driven strategic business plan for a highly complex category with tangible execution steps
Manages budgets, sets priorities and implements savings opportunities
Ensures achievement of category financial targets (e.g. GMV and margin), and identifies (and executes upon) levers to achieve those targets
Supports GM in managing P&L
Manages all performance metrics for a highly complex category
Oversees the creation and maintenance of all item set up to ensure product line is accurately depicted in multiple systems for sales tracking for a highly complex category
Monitors product and category performance to identify improvement area and develops plans to drive enhanced results;
Demonstrates expertise in multiple systems and sites throughout the category.
Maintains deep expertise of Inventory Management, Planning, and Site Merchandising as key to customer experience ownership for a highly complex category
Works with editors, writers and content sources to ensure category has the appropriate content, reviews and shop-ability features
Collaborates with marketing team around category promotions
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
Empowers associates within a highly complex category to execute their tasks and make decisions
Ensures business needs are being met
Market Positioning and Analytics:
Manages analysis for a highly complex category, including themes and competitive landscape, to stay on the cutting edge of product and eCommerce advancements impacting own category
Understands category site selection and product gaps in the category, works with team to close gaps
Continually evolves the category's assortment strategy and logistics experience
Builds and leads a team to execute on business area or category objectives
Coaches team members and provides feedback to enhance skills, knowledge and work performance
Has performance and career development conversations
Maintains team motivation and engagement
Mentors Category Specialists
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
Defines success for a highly complex category and engages team to deliver business results consistent with category strategy; Works with GM to ensure vision and strategy are aligned with the broader organization
Supports GM with strategy development as needed
The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world's 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 merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.
The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world's 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 merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.
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