Category Analytics, Senior Manager - Capabilities Lead

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
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  • Requisition GH1820147

What you'll do at


This Is That Place where opportunity knocks. Our Walmart eCommerce team is obsessed with finding ways to help our customers live better, raising the bar for an entire industry along the way. You’ll play a crucial role in shaping the future of shopping, working with crazy talented people in an environment that values kindness and transparency. With the energy of a startup and the scale of the Fortune One, it’s the ultimate innovator’s playground. Are you hungry to own your career and catapult ideas into action? Read on.

About the Role

  • Support Centralized Merchandising Business Processes and Operations by owning/developing centralized Merchandising workstreams
  • Identify and build on areas of opportunities for reporting, support, and innovation, including:
    • Optimization of on-site product presentation and catalog data, and drive requirements into the search and browse experience – Taxonomy, Navigation,Tagging, Attributes
    • Optimization of category teams’ inventory position (overstock sell through, cube space in the FCs)
    • Optimization of forecasting and planning for the category teams, with the goal of improving financial performance
    • Optimization of the product sourcing mix across manufacturers, distributors and third-party retailers
    • Ensure holistic price competitiveness/adherence
    • Evolve and elevate the category teams’ assortment strategy by identifying assortment gaps and opportunities
    • Collaborate with marketing, functional leadership, and cross-functional teams (e.g. Categories, Customer Experience, Merchandising) to develop category solutions
    • Own relationships with vendors and external business partners


  • Provide and support the implementation of business solutions
  • Supervise 2-4 Category Analytics Specialists
  • Provide supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Build and lead a team to execute on business area or category objectives
  • Coach team members and provide feedback to enhance skills, knowledge and work performance
  • Conduct performance and career development conversations, if applicable
  • Maintain team motivation and engagement
  • Mentor associates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, or related field
  • 4 years' experience in retail, ecommerce, data analytics or related field
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Statistics, Information Systems, or related field


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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