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Hoboken, NJ, USA    Posted: Monday, May 06, 2019
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What you'll do

The Category Manager Fashion is the business owner for this category across the suite of Walmart US eCommerce websites. 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 the designated category.

Challenges you'll be tackling:

Own a Fashion category end to end across all our eCommerce brands: You will be responsible for the performance of your category across all of Walmart's eCommerce brands (,,,, &, & be responsible for assortment, financial performance, merchandising, & pricing.

Build a best in class customer experience: You will be working alongside Site & Creative teams to determine what your category looks like, how products are sourced, found, displayed, delivered, & finally marketed to our millions of customers around the USA!

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. Your category specialists will be mini-GMs, & you will manage them & ensure they are helping you build our Footwear experience!


  • Own category financial targets & KPIs (e.g. GMV & margin), & identify levers to achieve those targets
  • Evolve & elevate the category's 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 you'll know it's right:

  • If you love fashion, trends & merchandising
  • 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


  • 10+ years of proven experience in retail; eCommerce experience preferred
  • 4+ years of managerial experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 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
  • Experience building broad footwear assortments & scaling new businesses
  • Proven track record of over delivering to financial plans & KPIs.
  • Demonstrated ability to form long-term strategic business relationships, & comfort engaging with senior executives
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive projects & competing priorities simultaneously, work independently, & drive projects to completion with minimum guidance & high attention to detail
  • Experience or demonstrated knowledge of online/offline retail or consumer internet technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of supply chain & sourcing processes preferred
  • Experience in inspiring & managing teams

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? Let's make a date

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