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Senior Manager, Strategy

Walmart Canada

This is a Contract position in Brockville, ON posted March 26, 2021.

Position Summary Reporting to the Senior Director, Strategy, this role is primarily responsible for driving an internal consulting team that acts as an executive advisory support for critical large-scale initiatives, including any of the top strategic initiatives, M&A, new ventures & business development on behalf of Walmart Canada.

This includes working with Walmart Canada’s business leaders in diagnosing core issues, identifying opportunities, scoping and assessing options to recommended solutions and designing implementation roadmaps.

It may also include overseeing execution of parts of the critical initiative to ensure successful delivery.

This role is an agent of the Office of the President, and as such, must uphold a level of strong internal influence and no functional-related bias to ensure optimal delivery for Walmart Canada overall.

Furthermore, this role may also be responsible for delivering the enterprise-wide Competitive Intelligence and Strategic Planning mandates, inclusive of the development of the corporate strategy (five-year plan) and annual process.

This is a high visibility and complex role with significant independent responsibilities and excellent prospects for career growth.

What you’ll do Structure and simplify complex problems into addressable units of work, utilizing a hypotheses-driven approach to drive efficiency in strategic project delivery Develop and own comprehensive business cases and financial models utilizing all relevant data sources and various modelling methods to support strategic projects Lead and own project streams, develop a point-of-view and be accountable for analysis, insights and recommendations Manage stakeholder communications and relationships and become a trusted advisor to influence key outcomes Present project insights and recommendations to senior executive audiences Utilize market research and analytics based insights to inform opportunities and risks for the organization, through internal and external sources; including economic outlook, competitor activity, marketplace environment and trends impacting Walmart Canada and its stakeholders Manage the annual strategic planning process and support the development of best-in-class corporate processes and capabilities; support in developing and managing the 3 year planning for Walmart Canada Work independently with senior executives to drive and support both corporate-led and business-unit led initiatives Qualifications Minimum Bachelor’s Degree required in a quantitative discipline (Statistics, Operational Research, Economics, Finance, Business, Engineering or related fields) MBA an asset, but not required Minimum Years of Experience Required: 5-7 years; ideally at top-tier consulting firm, or in Corporate Strategy Independent self-starter with a can-do attitude, ability to work through others Demonstrated experience in managing and partnering with senior stakeholders Expert knowledge in Excel and PowerPoint Strong quantitative and analytics skills, as well as business acumen and sound judgment Very strong collaboration and communication skills ; Ability to articulate simple messages out of complex issues and substantial amount of data Thrives in a fast-moving environment, with high tolerance for change and ability to adapt Minimum Qualifications Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position.

If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Age
– 16 or older Preferred Qualifications Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position.

If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.

Primary Location… 1940 ARGENTIA RD, MISSISSAUGA, ON L5N 1P9, Canada