Group Product Manager, Item Listing & Governance

Group Product Manager, Item Listing & Governance

  • Location SAN BRUNO, CA
  • Department Retail
  • Team Retail
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH1131976

What you'll do at

About the Team

As the nucleolus to the Walmart eCommerce shopping experience, the Retail Core Engine Team is dedicated to solving complex and exciting challenges that will redefine the eCommerce experience and empower shoppers.   As a leader in the Item Product vertical, you will define and drive solutions that influence the behavior of our customers.  Each solution is an opportunity to drive value and design features that affect millions of customers shopping at Walmart each day.  Our agile team collaborates with the engineering and business stakeholders to maintain and nurture roadmaps that define an experience from supplier to customer.

About the Position

In this role, you will solve challenges related to effortlessly listing and perfecting assortment across multiple platforms from all of Walmart’s partners and suppliers.   The Group Product Manager of Item Listing & Governance will lead product planning and information flow design to build a shopping experience customers will love.  The item product team influences how every product and offer is created and sold through Walmart.  Subsequently, the quality of item data in the Walmart catalog lives at the center of the eCommerce discoverability and display.  You will drive the features that affect this data to promote the best experience that redefines Ecommerce. 

The responsibility of the Item Listing and Governance leader will include nurturing the structure of how Walmart defines an item.  This structure is key to listing a product on Walmart.com and all subsidiaries including Jet.com, Shoes.com, and Hayneedle.com.  You will need to work across many business teams to understand stakeholder requirements.  Communication with stakeholders is key to building trust and managing change as you innovate Walmart item standards. 

The leader of this team will also be responsible for helping to re-shape and define the product culture of their team.  Simply solving eCommerce problems isn’t enough, we need to push our product team culture to create an environment the propels innovation.  This leader will have an opportunity to work across multiple disciplines to create lasting impact on the business and culture of the largest retailer in the world.

What You'll Do

In this role, you will:

  • Manage a team of product managers, defining the culture of product management in your team and spreading your influence teams
  • Balance technical acumen, user empathy and business insights to build an effective roadmap and vision for our item ecosystem
  • Balance multiple priorities and clearly communicate with business stakeholders about deliverables
  • Serve as an internal and external evangelist for your product.
  • Work closely with engineering to ensure headcount aligned with product roadmap priorities
  • Design eCommerce solutions that help innovate and drive values for the larger retailer in the World

Who Are You

  • You have a passion for product and technology, you understand your stack and communicate with engineers at a very technical level
  • You are a proactive problem solver who operates effectively and independently, even in areas of uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • You are intellectually curious, savvy, and maintain a sense of humor and humility.
  • You don’t settle for good enough, you strive for great in every aspect of you work
  • Culture matters to you, and so does product management. You want to grow those around you and constantly look to improve your own insights and skills.

Impact Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Systems, or related field
  • 6-10 years’ experience in product management, Ecommerce experience a plus.
  • Understanding of GS1, Product Data Standards, Structuring Information, etc.
  • Proven leadership and management experience managing product and engineering teams

Bonus Points

  • Strong technical acumen. You know and can describe many of the following: SQL, NoSQL, Hive, Hadoop, Java, Python,  Javascript, HTML, OOP, GIT, React 

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