Associate Manager, Strategy & Business Development...

Associate Manager, Strategy & Business Development, Home

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Department Retail
  • Team Strategy & Business Development
  • Employment Type -
  • Position -
  • Requisition GH1620692

What you'll do at

The Walmart eCommerce Home Group is looking for an Associate Manager, Strategy and Business Development to help support efforts to identify, explore and shape strategic opportunities, and partner with senior leadership to drive key initiatives.

What you’ll be working on

  • Enable our customers to shop when, where, and how they want to
  • Drive acquisition and strategic partnership efforts that enable the Home Group to deliver on its vision and 5-year plan
  • Constantly analyze the competitive landscape to understand and influence trends that are shaping the industry and identify opportunities for growth and differentiation


The Associate Manager, Strategy and Business Development will play an integral role in identifying, evaluating, and implementing a range of strategic initiatives for the Walmart eCommerce Home Group. This position reports to the Director, Strategy & Business Development, Home Group and will partner closely with other members of the Home leadership team.

  • Help to identify, evaluate, and provide recommendations on strategic acquisition and partnership opportunities that help the Home Group deliver on its goals
  • Model the financial impact of various strategic opportunities and develop strong business cases to support recommendations
  • Project manage various strategic initiatives and partner with cross-functional teams to execute
  • Research and mine data, perform complex analysis, and apply strategic thinking to support decisions, to clearly articulate issues that have the largest impact on the business
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in metrics and data analytic programs and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans
  • Have great attention to detail and exceptional follow through
  • Be customer-centric and focused on delivering seamless experiences
  • Focus on continuous improvement 

About you

You’re a risk taker—a dreamer that delivers. You have big ideas and can implement them with a positive attitude. You pride yourself on being the first of your friends to know what’s happening in the world of retail and technology. You have a passion for innovation at the intersection of Home and 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:
    • Strong business acumen and demonstrated proficiency in general business disciplines
    • Highly analytical with strong deductive reasoning skills
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Power Point
    • Entrepreneurial mindset: belief in bold ideas and the power of creative thinking and storytelling to get to “yes”
    • Stickler for process and organized project management
    • Bias for action: desire to test concepts in the field quickly
    • Deep passion for Home and eCommerce
    • Great team player and collaborator
  • 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 clear and concise 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 Wal-Mart's three core values: Respect for the individual, Service to our customers, Strive for excellence
    • The ability to anticipate business issues & influence managerial attention
    • Ability to clearly state the vision and then successfully translate that vision into executable steps

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 4-6 years of relevant work experience
    • Strategy consulting background a plus


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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