Category Lead, Entertaining Rooms

Wal-Mart San Bruno , CA 94066

Posted 6 months ago

About the Role

Business Relationships:

  • 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

Category Financials:

  • 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

Category Tracking/Monitoring:

  • 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.

Change Leadership:

  • Encourages and helps others to improve on current ways of working, promotes new and innovative ideas and recognizes/rewards good ideas.

Collaboration:

  • 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

Empowering Others:

  • 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

People Development:

  • 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

Shopper/Customer Experience:

  • Ensures online presence supports desired shopper/customer experience for products within a highly complex category or one with high strategic importance across multiple websites, including product presentation, content, customer reviews and enhancements.

Strategic Visioning:

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, retail or related field
  • 4 years experience in business, retail or related field OR 6 years of experience in business, retail or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years supervisory experience

About Walmart.com

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.

About Walmart.com

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.

Hello, Silicon Valley

You don't have to choose between your career and your lifestyle. In Silicon Valley, you can have both.

Discover Silicon Valley

  • BeautyFioli Gardens, Woodside

View an art exhibit, take a nature hike, explore the historic Filoli House, or take a class at this gorgeous 654acre property.

  • ArtSFMOMA

Get your art fix at this internationally recognized collection of over 30,000 works of modern and contemporary art.

  • EducationComputer History Museum

Large-scale exhibits, an acclaimed speaker series, docent-led tours and an award-winning education program bring computer history to life.

  • PurposeThe Dish

Hike or jog throughout the year on terrain dedicated to academic programs, environmental restoration and habitat conservation.

  • ExploreGolden Gate Park, SF

Events, attractions, meadows, lakes, and a Japanese Tea Garden provide for a true escape, without leaving the city.

  • ImagineThe Tech Museum

This family-friendly interactive science and technology center in San Jose provides a glimpse into the most inventive place on Earth Silicon Valley.

  • ShopSantana Row - San Jose

Stylish boutiques, world-class shopping, and delectable cuisine = a San Jose shopping trifecta.

  • DisconnectPacifica State Beach

Learn to surf or visit the "World's Most Scenic Taco Bell" at this 0.75 mile long crescent shaped escape, a symbol of successful habitat restoration.

  • ReflectGolden Gate Cemetery

This national cemetery comprises 161 acres dedicated to all the members of the armed forces who served our country.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options

  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents

  • Associate discounts in-store and online

  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more

  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?

On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.

  • Can I change my application after submitting?

No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.

  • How do you protect my personal information?

Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.

  • What are the recommended Internet Browsers for applying for open roles?
  • Internet Explorer 8.0+
  • Firefox 4.0+
  • Safari 4.0+
  • Chrome 12+

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