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(USA) Senior Manager, Procurement



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team:

Global Procurement is responsible for sourcing of goods and services not for resale (GNFR). This responsibility spans end-to-end procurement; from collaborating with our business partners and developing requirements to negotiating with suppliers to deliver best in class supplier partnerships. Global Procurement adds value through ensuring quality and service levels are met, negotiating savings, driving innovation, adhering to compliance, and focusing on supplier diversity and sustainability. Procurement is responsible for the selection of suppliers and their overall performance on behalf of the business teams we support.

About the Position:

Want to use your Procurement Skills to leverage suppliers to bring the best value back to Walmart? The Sr. Manager Procurement is a primary steward of our company; you’ll engage with numerous suppliers while working alongside a forward-thinking team in supporting stakeholders throughout Walmart. You will collaborate with your stakeholders in researching, building, and executing supplier strategies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Grow Leaders – Enhance competencies & build organizational capabilities.
  • Change how we work – Implement world-class supply base management.
  • Deliver Value – Deliver best in class savings and cash efficiency.
  • Protect the Company – Leverage system and process to ensure consistency.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Contracting: The ability to develop and lead contract negotiations with vendors, while collaborating with the business stakeholders and legal team.
  • Build Effective RFP’s/eAuction: Modeling historic and real time market data to identify the right suppliers to support our company objectives.Engaging Stakeholders: Identify and meet with both internal and external teams to drive value and deliver savings.
  • Building strategic Sourcing Strategies: Maximize relationships with new and existing suppliers, understanding, and evaluating their products and capabilities and negotiating advantageous rates. Build internal partnerships and support our company goals.
  • Interpreting Spend Analysis: The ability to read, analyze and tell the story from data and spend to build a TCO model.
  • Operating with excellence: Set an example in managing to KPIs, delivering excellence, presenting at all levels, and developing yourself and others.

You will sweep us off our feet if

  • You have a certification in Project Management
  • You are an expert on the end-to-end procurement process
  • You have developed effective RFP’s/eAuctions and successfully concluded negotiations
  • You have experience obtaining Stakeholder alignment
  • You are proficient in developing Sourcing Strategies
  • You have a great eye for detail and experience negotiating contracts with vendors
  • You’re organized, disciplined, and can manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • You are knowledgeable of procurement technology such as Coupa Sourcing (for sourcing)
  • You’re stimulated by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $90,000.00-$180,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, economics, technology, or related field and 5 years' experience in procurement strategy, contract management, analytics, or related field. Option 2: 6 years’ experience in procurement strategy, contract management, analytics, or related field and 2 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams/projects.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Certified Purchasing Manager or related purchasing manager certification, Experience with cross-functional teams, Master's degree in business or related field, Supervisory experience

Primary Location...

2608 Se J St, Bentonville, AR 72712, United States of America