Senior Director, Strategy

Senior Director, Strategy

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Department Strategy
  • Team Strategy
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH1276021

What you'll do at

The Senior Director, Strategy will be a key leader in our eCommerce Strategy team and will play an integral role identifying, developing, analyzing, prioritizing, and communicating new strategic opportunities and our overall strategy. This position reports to the Head of Strategy for eCommerce and will work closely with our eCommerce CEO and leaders in Retail, Operations, Finance, Business Development, and Walmart Home Office corporate teams. Ultimately, your goal will be to help transform the face of retail and eCommerce.

Responsibilities

  • Create and drive alignment around strategy while helping to champion the vision of one of the largest and fastest growing eCommerce companies in the world in a truly entrepreneurial way
  • Apply strategic thinking and perform complex analysis to key questions presented by our Head of Strategy, our CEO, eCommerce leaders, and the broader leaders at Walmart
  • Partner with eCommerce leaders to advise them on their functional strategies and/or answer specific questions about business models and opportunities
  • Regularly present and communicate our strategy or key strategic changes internally
  • Constantly analyze the competitive landscape to understand and influence trends that are shaping the industry
  • Keep a close ear to the ground to incorporate learnings from the business as we operate to refine our strategy as we go
  • Assess new commercial, partnership, M&A, or category-specific opportunities

About You

You love complex challenges and creating structure around solving them. You’re a risk taker—a dreamer that delivers. You’re a forward-thinker that wants to implement your or others’ big ideas with a positive attitude. You have a passion for innovation in eCommerce. You want to be a part of one of the fastest growing eCommerce companies in the world, where the only constant is change.

  • Functional Competencies:
    • Entrepreneurial mindset and bias for action
    • Strategic thinker
    • Deep passion for retail and eCommerce; passion for consumer technology preferred
    • Customer-centric and focused on delivering seamless experiences
    • Strong business acumen and demonstrated proficiency in general business disciplines
    • Analytical and deductive reasoning skills
    • Highly organized and a stickler for process
    • Flexible in your approach and positive in your attitude
  • Interpersonal Competencies:
    • Proven ability to effectively build and manage relationships
    • Proven strength in both oral and written communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior management and large groups in a professional, concise and direct manner
    • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing demands for resources
    • Creative problem solver that can identify sources of information from disparate sources and deliver comprehensive, balanced & actionable analysis
    • Fundamentally kind to others
  • Leadership Competencies:
    • Ability to model Walmart's core values: Respect for the individual, Service to our customers, Strive for excellence, and Acting with Integrity
    • The ability to anticipate business issues & influence managerial attention
    • Ability to clearly state the vision and then successfully translate that vision into executable steps

Qualifications

  • 12+ years of experience
  • Experience at a top-tier management consulting firm or investment bank ideally paired with experience in eCommerce, retail and technology
  • Demonstrated high academic achievement
  • Preferred: MBA/graduate degree

Why Walmart @Jet?

In a word: impact. As part of the Walmart family of brands, you’ll be able to access the resources and scale of a Fortune 1 company, while leveraging the innovative technology and nimble environment of an early stage startup. 

What we’re saying is, this isn’t your average day job. If you’re hungry to catapult ideas into action and own your career, let’s chat.

 

About Walmart.com

The Walmart US 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 merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimaging the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.

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