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Jet // e-commerce destination
Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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About the Role

Business Relationships:

  • Negotiates product costs, volume, etc. with brands for a moderately-to-highly complex category
  • Ensures proper distribution & pricing across warehouses & distributors for a moderately-to-highly complex category
  • Develops partnerships with retailers for a moderately-to-highly complex category

Category Financials:

  • Supports GM in developing data-driven business plan for a moderately-to-highly complex category with tangible execution steps
  • Manages budgets, sets priorities & implements savings opportunities
  • Ensures achievement of category financial targets (e.g. GMV & margin), & identifies (and executes upon) levers to achieve those targets
  • Supports GM in managing P&L

Category Tracking/Monitoring:

  • Manages all performance metrics for a moderately-to-highly complex category
  • Oversees the creation & maintenance of all item set up to ensure product line is accurately depicted in multiple systems for sales tracking for a moderately-to-highly complex category
  • Monitors product & category performance to identify improvement area & develops plans to drive enhanced results
  • Demonstrates expertise in multiple systems & sites throughout the category

Change Leadership:

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


  • Develops deep expertise in inventory Management, Planning, & Site Merchandising as key to customer experience ownership for a moderately-to-highly complex category
  • Works with editors, writers & content sources to ensure category has the appropriate content, reviews & shop-ability features
  • Collaborates with marketing team around category promotions
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans & projects

Empowering Others:

  • Empowers associates within a moderately-to-highly complex category to execute their tasks & make decisions
  • Ensures business needs are being met

Market Positioning & Analytics:

  • Manages analysis for a moderately-to-highly complex category, including themes & competitive landscape, to stay on the cutting edge of product & eCommerce advancements impacting own category
  • Understands category site selection & product gaps in the category, works with team to close gaps
  • Continually evolves the category's assortment strategy & logistics experience

People Development:

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

Shopper/Customer Experience:

  • Ensures online presence supports desired shopper/customer experience for products within a moderately-to-highly complex category across multiple websites, including product presentation, content, customer reviews & enhancements

Strategic Visioning:

  • Defines success for a moderately-to-highly complex category & engages team to deliver business results consistent with category strategy
  • Works with GM to ensure vision & 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
  • 3 years experience in business, retail or related field OR 5 years of experience in business, retail or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years supervisory experience


The Walmart US eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve & define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money & live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent & more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital & physical shopping to help achieve that mission.


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