Senior Manager I, Business Analysis and Insights


Bentonville, AR

Position Summary...
What you'll do...

About the Team:

Global Procurement is responsible for sourcing of goods and services not for resale (GNFR). This responsibility spans end-to-end procurement; from collaborating with our business partners and developing requirements to negotiating with suppliers to deliver best in class supplier partnerships. Global Procurement adds value through ensuring quality and service levels are met, negotiating savings, driving innovation, adhering to compliance, and focusing on supplier diversity and sustainability. Procurement is responsible for the selection of suppliers and their overall performance on behalf of the business teams we support.

About the Position:

This is an open role for a Senior Manager I position in Global Procurement Center of Excellence & Strategy supporting the Supply Chain & Transportation categories. Reporting to Waqar Habib, Director of Global Procurement, your primary focus will be to develop and execute procurement analytics and insights across multiple categories and business units; partnering with strategic sourcing to leverage the scale of One Walmart to create and deliver value. This role requires a highly motivated and talented professional with a strong aptitude for critical thinking, problem solving and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally to create and deliver results.

Responsibilities include:

  • Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in business analysis and advises on the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

  • Drives data-driven analysis and insights to help support business strategies by evaluating ongoing analytical needs, collaborating with internal and external business partners to build a consistent and accurate strategy for business using data-driven insights.

  • Ensures business needs are met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community events.

  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by hiring and training; mentoring; assigning duties; providing recognition; and ensuring diversity awareness.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Acts with Owner’s Mindset: delivers exceptional results, creates meaningful, tangible, and quantifiable value for company and customers. Understands business and discerns key drivers of performance.

  • Collaborative: develops rapport within direct team; proactively seeks to learn about the business.

  • Adaptable: demonstrates creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles, and adversity. Adapts to competing demands and shifting priorities. Adjusts and develops capabilities needed to implement organizational change initiatives and assists others through the change.

  • Develops self & Inspires others: dedicated to developing self and supports others to reach their fullest potential. Demonstrates passion for the business and gives people a reason to believe anything is possible.

  • Fast, Agile and Empowered: removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast-paced environment. Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo and has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

  • Performance Driven & Accountable: has high-performance standards, is reliable, holds themselves and others accountable.

You will sweep us off our feet if

  • Master's in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Statistics, Economics or related field

  • Experience in sourcing & procurement, supply chain or finance

  • 4+ years’ experience in data foraging and synthesis, analytics, and insights creation (e.g. spend analysis, TCO, should cost modeling, comparative cost analysis, etc.)

  • Proficiency utilizing data mining and manipulation tools (e.g. Alteryx, Tableau Data Prep, Python, SAS, MS products, etc.)

  • Proficiency utilizing BI Visualization Tools (e.g. Power BI, Looker, Tableau, etc.)

  • Category knowledge of services e.g. Over-the-Road Transportation, Ocean Freight, Air Freight, 3rd Party Logistics, Material Handling Systems and Equipment

  • Leadership experience

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Analytics, Statistics, or related field and 3 years’ experience in data analytics, project management, business, or
related area OR 5 years’ experience in data analytics, project management, business, or related area.
2 years’ experience using intermediate functionality of Microsoft Office.
Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Statistical Programming Language, Supervisory, Working on cross-functional teams or projectsMasters: BusinessProject Management - Project Management Professional - Certification, Six Sigma - Certification
Primary Location...
2608 Se J St, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America ID:uDnQdo