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Jet // e-commerce destination
Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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This Is That Place where opportunity knocks. Our Walmart eCommerce team is obsessed with finding ways to help our customers live better, raising the bar for an entire industry along the way. Youll play a crucial role in shaping the future of shopping, working with crazy talented people in an environment that values kindness & transparency. With the energy of a startup & the scale of the Fortune One, its the ultimate innovators playground. Are you hungry to own your career & catapult ideas into action? Read on.

About the Role


  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams across the organization (Category Management, Site Merchandising, Finance, Marketing) to develop category financial plans & budgets

Demand Planning:

  • Provides direction, review & approval of demand plans/inventory strategies & portfolio for category
  • Evaluates & modifies work processes to ensure inventory purchases meet demand for strategic category sales
  • Oversees analyses, risk assessment & modeling on inventory plans & business trends
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans & projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met

Financial Analysis:

  • Reviews & approves annual, monthly, weekly & daily sales, profit & inventory projections to ensure key financial metrics on the P&L statement & balance sheet are met for the category
  • Develops key metrics for other category teams
  • Prepares financial analyses & reports to understand & explain business trends & performance
  • Prepares risk & opportunity analysis
  • Models, analyzes, & evaluates impact of key variables (e.g., shipping promotions, rollbacks, seasonal campaigns) on business performance

Financial Planning:

  • Leads the development of category financial plans & budgets to support strategic plans

Forecasting & Financial Planning:

  • Manages forecast meetings & processes & decision making for a highly complex category
  • Develops, reviews & approves forecast plans for category
  • Reviews & makes recommendations on vendor/seller forecasts to ensure alignment to category & overall eCommerce business strategies

Order Processing:

  • Provides direction, review & approval of orders for the category
  • Identifies criteria for assortment, pricing & shipping decisions for category
  • Develops purchasing recommendations for category management counterparts

People Development:

  • Builds & leads a team to execute on business area or category objectives
  • Coaches team members & provide feedback to enhance skills, knowledge & work performance
  • Have performance & career development conversations
  • Maintains team motivation & engagement
  • Mentors Planners
  • Promotes & supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, & standards of ethics & integrity
  • Provides supervision & development opportunities for associates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of experience in finance, inventory replenishment, category management, site merchandising, pricing or related area
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