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(USA) Strategy and Business Development Manager II (Strategy Senior Manager) - Innovation Portfolio, Strategy Senior Manager - Walmart Connect

Company: Wal-Mart
Location: San Bruno
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

We are looking for a Strategy Senior Manager to join Walmart Connect's (WMC) in-house Strategy team and help. The WMC Strategy team is boldly envisioning and shaping the future of WMC and the increasingly important role within Walmart. Walmart is the #1 grocer in America serving all the demographic of America and we have the omni data to create the most compelling advertising offerings while staying laser focused on the customer experience first.

You will help us realize the future of retail and media by hunting and scoping new monetization via advertising ideas in our Innovation Portfolio. The Strategy team's Innovation Portfolio includes ideas from our advertisers, within WMC, and even top Walmart leadership. We need your creativity and boldness define and evaluate ideas that will build upon our strength and complement our offering. You will create compelling business cases and develop thoughtful, actionable recommendations. You will also help us get smarter and better at evaluating ideas faster with repeatable frameworks, consistent processes, and compelling stakeholder communications.

Come join the team if you are:

  • Passionate about innovation and know how to monetize new ideas via advertising
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and shaping ideas into compelling new business opportunities
  • Excited about omni advertising and the future of retail & media
  • Constantly thinking about the customer experience first
  • Experienced with recommending pricing structure for omni or emerging technology advertising offering
  • Able to influence and inspire action cross functionally
  • Understand how to evaluate and recommend buy/partner/build
  • Confident about presenting actionable recommendations to senior leadership
  • Evaluate multiple new ideas per sprint from across WMT and WMC and define what the new advertising offering should be
  • Discover, define or discard the fundamental business case around new ideas for Walmart Connect that align to our strategy and accelerate growth
  • Scope the level of effort needed cross functionally and recommend prioritization for WMC's investment and product backlog
  • Understand the holistic goal of the WMC innovation portfolio of new monetization ideas and ensure alignment to overall strategy
  • Build compelling business case with clear understanding of business opportunity, positioning to our competitors, and financials
  • Collaborate with finance by providing pricing recommendations, cost, and competitive input to build financial models
  • Develop executive presentation with overview of the offering and actionable recommendations for senior leadership alignment and approval
  • Create best practices and repeatable frameworks / processes to streamline scoping new ideas
  • Collaborate with and influence Product, Sales, Operations, Marketing, and Analytics who will help provide the insights and expertise to help you effectively scope and evaluate
  • Evaluate and build strategic partnerships to accelerate new offering's go to market timeline


  • 5+ years of relevant experience in 2 or more of the following areas: large-scale retail/e-commerce, advertising, innovation, or consulting/investment banking
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the digital advertising, technology and retail landscape
  • Interest or experience with emerging technologies and retail or advertising trends
  • Comfort with ambiguity and experience with scoping new ideas or innovation
  • Strong quantitative skills and demonstrated ability to develop complex financial models
  • Strong presentation, communication and influencing skills and the ability to interact with executive level business and technical partners
  • Intellectually curious, high energy, and strong work ethic
  • Worked in a start-up, early stage, or innovation environment where you defined best practices for your function

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Five years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Primary Location...

850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity - unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

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