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Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Wednesday, April 03, 2019
 
   
 
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What you'll do

The Category Manager, Handbags & Accessories, is the business owner for these categories across the suite of Walmart US eCommerce websites including Walmart.com, Jet, & Shoes.com. Your ultimate goal is to oversee a team to expand your business, grow its profitability, & make our sites the most compelling destination online to shop your assortment. This position reports directly to the General Manager of Footwear.

Challenges youll be tackling:

Own the Handbags & Accessories category end to end across all our ecommerce brands:You will be responsible for the performance of your category across all of Walmarts Ecommerce brands (Walmart.com, Jet, & Shoes.com) & be responsible for assortment, financial performance, merchandising, & pricing.

Develop & manage relationships with top CPG companies:Your suppliers will be among the top CPG companies in the world. You will become an expert in their products, jointly create promotional campaigns, & empower them to optimize their business on our sites

Managing & inspiring a team of category experts:You will be a part of hiring, managing & inspiring our category experts, some fresh out of college, who will own subcategories within your categories & allow you to deliver an amazing customer experience for every product we sell across all our channels.

Responsibilities:

  • Own category financial targets & KPIs (e.g. GMV & margin), & identify (and execute upon) levers to achieve those targets
  • Evolve & elevate the categorys assortment strategy through in-market expertise & identifying assortment gaps & opportunities
  • Optimize the product sourcing mix across manufacturers, distributors & third-party retailers
  • Work with planning & supply chain partners to manage owned inventory in your category
  • Own vendor relationships, including negotiating product costs & supplier funding
  • Ensure holistic price competitiveness/adherence
  • Manage on-site product presentation & catalog data, & drive requirements into the search & browse experience Taxonomy, Navigation, Tagging, Attributes
  • Collaborate with marketing & creative teams on category messaging
  • Manage & inspire a team of category specialists & experts

How youll know its right:

  • If you like owning something & being accountable for its outcomes
  • If you can drive results & solve problems in fun & creative ways
  • If you want to do things in our industry that have not been done
  • If you understand that without risk there is no reward
  • If you want to run your own company one day

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of proven experience in retail; eCommerce & Retail experience preferred
  • 4+ years of managerial experience preferred
  • Strong analytical skillset; ability to identify relevant data sources & extract insights from data
  • Sound commercial acumen; track record of developing & executing strategies aligned to business goals, & taking calculated risks while appropriately managing trade-offs
  • Proven track record of establishing & developing business relationships, & in complex negotiations
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

Walmart Ecommerce is changing the way the world shops. Our team of builders, thinkers, risk-takers, & dreamers is pushing the boundaries to create a world-class shopping experience that saves customers every penny possible. To win, we need people like YOU: curious, determined, & outrageously passionate. Sound like a fit? Lets make a date.

 
 
 
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