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Product, Full Time    Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2020
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About us

Store N8 is the incubation arm of Walmart. We incubate companies to develop the leapfrog capabilities that will transform the future of retail. As a stand-alone entity, with the support of the world's largest retailer, Store N8 has a view directly into the heart of America. Our team is uniquely positioned to make a positive impact at a massive, national scale. We incubate & partner with entrepreneurs, early stage startups, VCs, & academics to innovate across a wide variety of areas, including virtual & augmented reality, machine learning, & artificial intelligence. Join us as we ignite the change that changes everything.

About the role

As a Project Manager for Store N8, you will work cross-functionally across our operation to manage an array of projects, including but not limited to work in the following areas: marketing, communications, procurement, finance, etc. This is a generalist role, giving you the opportunity to impact all areas of Store N8s operation. You will need to be high-achieving, quick-learning, detail-oriented, & adaptable to simultaneously manage multiple projects & resourcing. You must have a passion for process & innovation & be able to marry the left & right sides of your brain with fluidity. You will report to the Head of Shared Services & sit on the Store N8 core team, which connects the portfolio companies & Walmart.

What Youll Do

  • Work with the Head of Shared Services to build & manage the operational roadmap for Store N8
  • Manage both short-term & long-term projects, including identifying the right cross-functional partners, building out the project plan, identifying the timeline, assessing the proper budget, & managing project outcomes, risks, & escalations throughout the projects lifecycle
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis & reporting on operational performance as needed & directed by the Store N8 leadership team
  • Seek opportunities to improve on / reinvent process when necessary to address current challenges as well changes in operational strategy

What Youll Need

  • 2-4 years of experience in a heavy project management environment
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Self-starter with strong organization, prioritization, & analytical skills, must be detail-oriented
  • Able to identify innovative opportunities, assesses viable solutions, multitask, & develop & execute complex projects & comprehensive action plans in ambiguity
  • Experience managing & or coordinating projects in a fast pace environment
  • Adaptable & quick to learn new processes & tools, demonstrating strong technical/operational capabilities
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple functions to create & manage expectations, timelines, & deliverables
  • Comfortable providing guidance & feedback to senior executives
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, adapt quickly & prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, and/or retail
  • Aware of what needs doing & keen to make it happen, however big or small
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