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Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
 
   
 
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Director Competitive Intelligence

About Walmart eCommerce

Walmart eCommerce is rapidly innovating to evolve & define the future state of shopping. With some of the brightest minds in product, technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain & more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital & physical shopping to help achieve that mission. Backed by the worlds largest retailer, Walmart eCommerce is a growing family of brands including Walmart, Jet, Hayneedle, Moosejaw, Shoes.com, & more. And were just getting started.

About the Role

The Competitive Intelligence team is responsible for ensuring Walmart delivers best in class prices & online shopping experiences. In this position, you will lead a team of product managers, analysts, & engineers in shaping the future of Walmart e-commerce. Youll use a blend of technical & business skills to navigate a fast-moving environment & deliver results.

This role will work across the broader Walmart eCommerce portfolio focusing on Walmart.com, with some limited exposure to Jet.com.

You will:

  • Set the Competitive Intelligence team vision & product roadmap
  • Build & manage a team of 5-7 associates in Hoboken, NJ, with a dotted line from 2-3 product managers in Bangalore, India. Majority of associates are not in place today, so hiring will be an important early priority
  • Design & evolve a framework to define objectives & measure success
  • Collaborate with Engineering to build new algorithms & features
  • Build a best in class competitive intelligence & analytics team to identify actionable opportunities & provide senior leadership with key insights into the competitive landscape
  • Broaden scope of competitive intelligence to encompass additional areas of competitive intelligence (assortment, search, marketplace, etc.), finding connection points into other functional areas of the merchandising team
  • Manage all Pricing & Competitive Intelligence reporting, dashboards, & communications
  • Design, launch, & own all Pricing & Competitive Intelligence data tables, acting as Data Steward interaction point for GDAP (Global Data team)
  • Develop team-members as they work through various workstreams including supporting the product life-cycle, building & monitoring reports, conducting in-depth analyses, & stewarding cross-functional initiatives
  • Interface with & advise multiple teams including Retail, Catalog, & Marketing

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a highly analytical role, OR 5+ years in a product management role
  • A rigorous course of undergraduate study with a preference towards computer science, engineering, business, economics, natural sciences, or mathematics. MBA or an advanced technical degree is preferred
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional projects & manage teams with time-sensitive deliverables & shifting priorities
  • Sufficient mastery of technical concepts to participate in design discussions & materially contribute to building & maintaining complex technical systems
  • Strong communication skills with a demonstrated ability to influence without direct authority
  • Excellent analytical skills with experience teasing actionable insights from large datasets
  • Knowledge of SQL or other relational database query languages is preferred
 
 
 
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