Senior Product Manager

Walmart Stores SAN BRUNO, CA

About the Job

Position Description


  • Develops and champions a product vision, strategy, and roadmap for a product area in support of corporate goals and objectives
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for Product Management
  • Drives the product discovery process for large complex, and/or ambiguous projects
  • Manages vendor relationships
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Supports product implementation and deployment for large, complex, and ambiguous projects

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field and 5 years experience in product management, business consulting, or related field .

    Additional Preferred Qualifications


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    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


    • Change Management: Implements change approach, strategy and plan for projects/programs within a moderately-to-highly complex category or business area. Prepares and manages all aspects of impact of project change on each stakeholder group. Manages change plan throughout the life of moderately-to-highly complex projects. Consults with managers, category teams and other change leaders as needed. Champions change management with team members and cross-functional teams.
    • Collaboration: Collaborates with cross-functional teams across the organization (e.g., Category Management, Planning, Site Merchandising, Customer Service, Analytics) to ensure successful implementation for projects within a moderately-to-highly complex category or business area. Collaborates with stakeholders regarding project scope, risks and mitigation tactics, dependencies and change management.
    • Dependency and Risk Management: Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential issues and devises contingency and communication plans for projects/programs within a moderately-to-highly complex category or business area. Maintains awareness of, accounts for and elevates dependencies within a cross-functional team. Implements established risk mitigation plans for moderately-to-highly complex projects with internal dependencies and makes adjustments, as needed. Ensures project teams understand project risk and mitigation plans for projects/programs within a moderately-to-highly complex category or business area. Solves and adjusts for most risks/concerns and elevates outstanding issues to Director.
    • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
    • Ensures business needs are being met
    • Executing Project/Program Processes: Monitors execution progress and ensures deliverable quality (e.g., coordinating meetings, tracking budget, following up on action items) for projects/programs within a moderately-to-highly complex category or business area. Leads and organizes cross-functional and/or category team and stakeholder meetings and communicates with stakeholders as needed. Interprets and manages scope creep for projects/programs within a moderately-to-highly complex category or business area. Resolves conflicts and elevates more complex conflicts. Ensures project/program meets success criteria, and identifies plans to address/mitigate potential barriers; elevates the highest concerns to Director.
    • People Development: Builds and leads a team to execute on business area or category objectives. Coaches team members and provide feedback to enhance skills, knowledge and work performance. Conducts performance and career development conversations, if applicable. Maintains team motivation and engagement. Mentors less experienced associates and managers.
    • Planning: Provides input into roadmaps and leads teams in development of project/program plans and timelines. Ensures all project teams within a moderately-to-highly complex category or business area understand the overall objectives, timeline and how the projects/programs impact overall category/business area results. Identifies budget and resource requirements for projects/programs for a moderately-to-highly complex category or business area and gains approval from category managers, directors and other business leaders. Defines project/program success criteria and develops project/program management best practices and tools.
    • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
    • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates