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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Bentonville


Chief of Staff - Data and Analytics Platform team

Position Description:
This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the course of the world’s largest retailer at this pivotal moment. The role will have exposure to and the opportunity to support and influence an engaged and passionate leadership team at the most senior levels. This role can have a significant impact on our digital transformation which has implications for the retail industry as a whole.

As part of Walmart’s Global Data and Analytics Platform team, you will have the opportunity to help define and implement Walmart’s next-generation Global Data and Analytics Platform. This hands-on position, reporting to the Vice President of Planning and Product Management is responsible for helping leadership define our data strategy/plan, communications and execution by supporting several focus areas:

1.) Development of strategic frameworks, customer and competitor insights, technology trend assessments, business cases to ensure Walmart executives and technology partners have the right strategic conversations.
2). Creating systems and processes to streamline cross-domain data and analytics platform delivery.
3). Overseeing large, often cross-functional organization-wide transformation initiatives
4). Leading annual strategic and financial planning programs
5). Managing the meeting cadence for the leadership and overall team, ensuring materials are sent in advance, time is well spent, and objectives are achieved.
6). Planning and leading Global Data retreats, stepbacks, and other special events.
7). Creating & updating dashboards for reviewing key performance indicators.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Educational Level:
• 3 years of supervisory experience OR 3 years experience leading cross-functional projects.
• Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, or Data and Analytics related fields (computer science, engineering, mathematics) and 6 years experience in finance or data and analytics related field.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
• 5+ years experience, preferably within management consulting and/or strategy/planning roles
• Experience in the following areas would be positively viewed:
Data and Analytics related experience or Software, Technology, Retail, Grocery, eCommerce, or Consumer Packaged Goods, Large multi-national corporations and/or International.

About the company

Wal-Mart Stores, Doing business as Walmart, is an American multinational retailing corporation that operates as a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores. Headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, the company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and incorporated on October 31, 1969. As of January 31, 2017, Walmart has 11,695 stores and clubs in 28 countries, under a total of 63 banners. The company operates under the name Walmart in the United States and Canada. It operates as Walmart de México y Centroamérica in Mexico and Central America, as Asda in the United Kingdom, as the Seiyu Group in Japan, and as Best Price in India. It has wholly owned operations in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, and Canada. It also owns and operates the Sam's Club retail warehouses.

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