(USA) Director, Product Management-Sponsored Products – Walmart – San Bruno, CA

Director of Product Management, Sponsored Products

About the Team

As a part of Walmart Connect, you’ll build industry defining omni-channel Ad Products at scale that enables Walmart suppliers to reach shoppers with relevant ads and high performing campaigns while helping shoppers discover products to enhance their shopping journey.

If you are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges, leading an effective Product Management team, this role at Walmart Connect Product Group could be the fit you’ve been looking for. We are looking for a Director of Product Management for Sponsored Products to help advance the way we empower brand advertisers with best-in-class ad products and customer ad experiences at scale . This role will lead the efforts in improving and scaling our Sponsored product ad platforms.

You’ll lead a cross functional team of highly skilled Product Managers, data scientists, engineers and work with various business teams, marketers and API partners to develop overall product strategy, roadmap and various KPIs to drive overall ads business growth. In the role, you will own end to end sponsored product platform from campaign management, various bidding strategies, relevance and campaign optimization as well as overall ownership of various interfaces such self serve UI and API partnerships.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You are a great communicator, storyteller and presenter.
  • You have excellent product leadership skills.
  • You are resourceful, disciplined for execution, and has a can-do attitude.
  • You’re excited about solving complex challenges.
  • You’re customer-centric in spirit and in execution.
  • You’re comfortable influencing others, leading teams, managing stakeholders, getting buy-in from leadership, and communicating clearly.
  • You like digging into data and doing some analysis.
  • You have a test and learn mentality and an agile way of working to improve your team’s products.
  • You have deep domain knowledge in Digital Advertising. Retail experience is a plus.
  • You have strong abilities to craft a credible vision and differentiating strategy and
  • You thrive in complex and matrixed organizations.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Leading a team of product managers
    and group product managers to ideate, plan, and launch Walmart’s ad products and ad experiences.

  • Working with engineering and customer experience teams
    to advance our ad platforms, and define omni-channel ad experiences that are seamlessly integrated with customer experiences

  • Conducting industry and competitive analysis
    to understand the emerging trends in advertising industry to identify new ad product opportunities. Conduct customer research to define customer segments and identify needs to inform product roadmap.

  • Developing and enhancing products
    – you will manage product roadmaps, align business and technical needs, analyze customer and product data, turn customer insights into actionable initiatives, determine rollout strategy, and manage risks

  • Defining audacious vision and differentiating strategies
    for your product family, using domain expertise, internal and external best practices, identifying market opportunities, building business cases, and approving objectives

  • Creating Annual Operating Plans and Long Range Plans,
    including product KPIs, cross-functional headcounts, and devise credible execution plans

  • Building collaborative relationships
    with key partners by driving priorities aligned to business goals, communicating, and prioritizing product roadmaps, and gaining buy-in from executive leadership

  • Providing overall direction
    by analyzing business objectives and customer needs

  • Hiring and building an effective team
    by selecting, training, and mentoring other product leaders, and a broader team of 20+ Product Managers

Perks and Benefits

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.

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.

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.

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

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Communications, or related field and 6 years’ experience in
product management or related field OR 8 years’ experience in product management or related field.
2 years’ experience building and leading high performing teams.
4 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams.

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

Building and leading high performing teams, Consulting and advising business partners utilizing detailed analysis, Gathering, identifying, defining, and communicating requirements., Leading product or solution development, Proven track record of successful product creation with measurable and significant business impact
Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Computer Science
850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, United States of America

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