Senior Strategic Program Manager

Walmart Stores SAN BRUNO, CA

About the Job

Position Description


The Senior Strategic Program Manager is responsible for scoping, roadmapping, and executing programs are the company’s top initiatives. Your ultimate goal is to work with executive leadership to help identify the biggest pain points for the organization, develop plans to solve them, and then personally lead the execution of the program(s).

Challenges you’ll be tackling
Optimizing our site search capabilities: In an extremely competitive ecommerce market is important to deliver an amazing experience, with tens of millions of items to choose from how can we delight our customers with the exact item they want, partnering with the VP of Search you can help make it a reality!
Pricing: With the ubiquity of pricing algorithms and screen scraping technology, how will we stay ahead of the competition to deliver the lowest prices to our customers, let’s solve this together.
Market Place Seller Onboarding: As 3rd party market places have evolved so have the strategies to make them successful we need thought leadership and drive to help make us best in class.

Responsibilities:
• Plan and direct multiple high visibility medium to large, cross-functional programs by defining the scope and objectives of the program
• Drive the execution of multiple business initiatives by identifying customer and operational needs synthesizing to actionable program roadmaps and milestones
• Build, develop, and maintain strategic, cross-functional stakeholder relationships by identifying key partnerships across the company
• Evaluate program performance by comparing financial projections to actual results, identifying and analyzing key performance indicators (KPIs), and trend data

How you’ll know it’s right
- If you enjoy going around institutional processes and blazing your own trail…
- If you can drive results and solve problems in fun and creative ways…
- If you understand that without risk, there is no reward…
- If you want to be a part of a team working on the top initiatives in the company…

Minimum Qualifications


Consulting Experience
Senior Program Manager Experience
Strong history of Relationship Management
MBA or Master's Degree in relevant field

Qualifications
• Minimum 6 years of total work experience (including internships)
• Minimum 4 years of program management experience or consulting experience (including time leading on site consulting teams)
• Master’s in Business or an Engineering discipline

Additional Preferred Qualifications


1) IT Program Management Experience
2) Previous experience with strategic execution
3) Leadership experience
4) C-suite level interactions

Company Summary


The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the world’s largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better.  With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

Position Summary


The Senior Strategic Program Manager is responsible for scoping, roadmapping, and executing programs are the company’s top initiatives. Your ultimate goal is to work with executive leadership to help identify the biggest pain points for the organization, develop plans to solve them, and then personally lead the execution of the program(s).

Challenges you’ll be tackling
Optimizing our site search capabilities: In an extremely competitive ecommerce market is important to deliver an amazing experience, with tens of millions of items to choose from how can we delight our customers with the exact item they want, partnering with the VP of Search you can help make it a reality!
Pricing: With the ubiquity of pricing algorithms and screen scraping technology, how will we stay ahead of the competition to deliver the lowest prices to our customers, let’s solve this together.
Market Place Seller Onboarding: As 3rd party market places have evolved so have the strategies to make them successful we need thought leadership and drive to help make us best in class.

Responsibilities:
• Plan and direct multiple high visibility medium to large, cross-functional programs by defining the scope and objectives of the program
• Drive the execution of multiple business initiatives by identifying customer and operational needs synthesizing to actionable program roadmaps and milestones
• Build, develop, and maintain strategic, cross-functional stakeholder relationships by identifying key partnerships across the company
• Evaluate program performance by comparing financial projections to actual results, identifying and analyzing key performance indicators (KPIs), and trend data

How you’ll know it’s right
- If you enjoy going around institutional processes and blazing your own trail…
- If you can drive results and solve problems in fun and creative ways…
- If you understand that without risk, there is no reward…
- If you want to be a part of a team working on the top initiatives in the company…