Category Manager - Home Health

Category Manager - Home Health

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Department Retail
  • Team Everyday Living
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH2112215

What you'll do at

What you'll do

The Category Manager – Home Health, is the business owner of an assortment of Health products across the suite of Walmart US eCommerce websites – including Walmart.com and Jet.com. Your ultimate goal is to oversee a team to expand your business, grow profitably, and make our sites the most compelling destination online to shop your assortment. This position reports to the Director of Health.

Challenges you’ll be tackling
Own the Home Health business – end to end – across all our eCommerce brands: You will be responsible for the performance of your category across all of Walmart’s eCommerce brands (Walmart.com, Jet) – and be responsible for assortment, financial performance, merchandising, and pricing.

Develop and manage relationships with vendor partners and cross functional teams. You will become become an expert in the products, jointly create campaigns, and empower suppliers and your team to optimize their business on our sites.

Managing and inspire a team of category experts: You will be a part of hiring, managing and inspiring our category experts, some fresh out of college, who will own subcategories within Health and allow you to deliver an amazing customer experience for every product we sell across all our channels. Your category specialists will be mini-GMs, and you will manage them and ensure they are helping you build our Home Health experience!

In this position you will

  • Own category financial targets and KPIs (e.g. sales and margin), and identify (and execute upon)
    levers to achieve those targets
  • Evolve and elevate the category’s assortment strategy through in-market expertise and
    identifying assortment gaps and opportunities
  • Optimize the product sourcing mix across manufacturers, distributors and third-party retailers
  • Work with planning and supply chain partners to manage owned inventory in your category
  • Own vendor relationships, including negotiating product costs and supplier funding
  • Ensure holistic price competitiveness/adherence
  • Manage on-site product presentation and catalog data, and drive requirements into the search
    and browse experience – Taxonomy, Navigation, Tagging, Attributes
  • Collaborate with marketing and creative teams on category messaging
  • Manage and inspire a team of category specialists and experts

This is the right position for you

  • If you like owning something and being accountable for its outcomes
  • If you can drive results and solve problems in fun and creative ways
  • If you want to do things in our industry that have not been done
  • If you understand that without risk there is no reward
  • If you want to run your own company one day

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of proven experience in retail; eCommerce experience preferred
  • 3+ years of managerial experience preferred
  • Strong analytical skillset; ability to identify relevant data sources and extract insights from data
  • Sound commercial acumen; track record of developing and executing strategies aligned to business goals, and taking calculated risks while appropriately managing trade-offs
  • Proven track record of establishing and developing business relationships, and in complex negotiation

 

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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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