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Senior Manager, Procurement

Rogers, AR

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team:

Indirect Spend Management (ISM) is an international focused centralized procurement and best practice sharing organization which is a leader in adopting advanced procurement technologies to drive sourcing excellence and value creation across Walmart and its affiliates.

About the Position:

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Manager to lead our AI-driven procurement strategy. This role is designed for a visionary professional focused on integrating advanced AI technologies across our organization and integrated into current solutions. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in generative artificial intelligence, intelligence engines and strategic implementation of technology solutions to optimize and revolutionize business operations.

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Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement a cutting-edge AI technology strategy that leverages internal and external generative solutions that aligns with organizational objectives, emphasizing operational excellence and innovation.
  • Understand and develop recommendations and solutions to improve, automate and simplify processes, through existing tools and new tools
  • Develop Generative AI platform or engine strategy for the worlds largest retailer's procurement department
  • Identify, evaluate, and deploy AI tools and technologies that enhance efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with IT and product teams to ensure the technology stack aligns with overall business objectives and needs.
  • Lead projects to expand Ai organizational strategy and integrate AI into legacy and future systems, ensuring seamless data flow and system interoperability.
  • Monitor industry trends and advancements in AI to maintain and improve competitive advantage.
  • Manage relationships with AI technology vendors and external partners to ensure the delivery of high-quality solutions.
  • Provide expert guidance and leadership on AI strategy and opportunities, fostering an innovative and results-driven culture.
  • Establish KPIs and regular reviews to measure the impact of implemented AI technologies, ensuring process and business compliance
  • Manage to budget AI initiatives, ensuring optimal use of resources.
  • Guide the organization through technological changes, providing training and support to ensure smooth transitions and adoption of new systems.

You'll make an impact by:

  • Demonstrating knowledge and skill around generative AI and technology
  • Being curious and innovative
  • Executive level communication
  • Building strong relationships & influence
  • Thought leader and strong team leader

You will sweep us off our feet if ...

  • Demonstrate strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Have an entrepreneurial approach to drive new innovating processes and tech advancements
  • Advanced generative Ai and Ai knowledge and experience
  • Strong interpersonal and influence skills

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.

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 .

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...

701 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR 72716-6209, United States of America

Client-provided location(s): Bentonville, AR, USA
Job ID: Walmart-8261_R-1870163
Employment Type: Other