dCom Strategy Associate Manager, Walmart

at Unilever in Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Background & Purpose of the Job

Ecommerce is the fastest growing segment of the retail industry, and Unilever has made it a top priority to accelerate in this channel as a key growth driver. These goals drive the need for passionate ecommerce individuals to propel us to growth. The Walmart dCom Strategy Associate Manager is responsible for embedding digital commerce business operations into the way we manage our strategic relationship with Walmart, and rapidly growing our omnichannel turnover, share and digital penetration. This role will accelerate Unilever’s digital commerce sales by developing and delivering a long-term digital category growth strategy aligned with stakeholders, provide data and insights on business performance to achieve in year growth targets, identify white space opportunities to enhance the customer shopping experience, support content management and search priorities, and lead eCom assortment and fulfillment initiatives.

Who You Are

You’re a born leader: You can lead omnichannel strategy execution and deliver results with little direction. You’re also comfortable bringing others along in the journey and enjoy winning as a team as much as winning individually.

You’re a dot connector: You’re comfortable with ambiguity. You will be expected to understand a very complex business that oftentimes has very limited information. You will be expected to work from very high strategic levels down to process execution across multiple systems and processes that often need intervention to accommodate omnichannel into new ways of working.

You love to win, and have fun doing it: You’re entering a role with a very high target for growth in a must-win channel. You must enjoy competing and winning in a highly-visible, fast-paced, and challenging channel.

You’re a changemaker: You are operating in an environment filled with continuous rapid change and high complexity. You must have the flexibility to work across multiple functions – internally and externally – to build trust and gain alignment with key stakeholders to grow the business.

You’re a culture & change champion: You must clearly see the vision for change and desire to actively advocate for, and facilitate change, while supporting the team in integrating and adopting changes.

What You’ll Do

The Walmart dCom Strategy Associate Manager will collaborate with Walmart Customer Business Managers (CBMs) and associate CBMs, Shopper Marketing, ICNow and Digital Marketing & Media Commerce (DMMC) teams across Nutrition, Ice Cream and Home Care Business Units. Ultimately, the role is to optimize business operations and performance by utilizing numerous tools including Walmart’s Luminate, Numerator, Kwery and others to unpack data and key performance indicators to then act on those data points to drive results. A typical week may include the creation and evaluation of Luminate business performance and shopper behavior data, creating insights and content to present at a Walmart merchant meeting, updating the dCom forecast, digital content optimization, piloting alternative business models (ABM), and providing direction to internal teams for Walmart’s digital growth strategy . Knowledge of ecommerce and online fulfillment is essential to lead the conversation with cross-functional teams and our field partners in order fully integrate omnichannel considerations into the plan. The Walmart dCom Strategy Associate Manager will be a key talent for digital leadership positions in the future. They need to be a disruptive thinker who can see opportunities and inspire the team to deliver, but also be an operator who can navigate the organization and multiple stakeholders efficiently, and serve as a dCommerce expert both internally and with the retailer.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ A minimum of 3-5 years of industry experience in CPG within sales/customer development?or brand marketing roles; ecommerce & Walmart experience preferred

+ Strong data, analytical, problem-solving, and presentation skills; experience with Excel and PowerPoint is required

+ Advanced-level retail financial acumen preferred; including sales forecasting, profitability, and working knowledge of trade and media investment

+ Working knowledge of ecommerce retail basics, traffic and conversion drivers, search, the consumer’s path to purchase journey, and omnichannel customer models and fulfillment methods

+ Ability to collaborate with and influence internal stakeholders to achieve objectives

+ Must be a strategic thinker that can balance data and insights with big picture thinking

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth ( | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits ( | Every Voice Matters ( | Global Reach ( | Life at Unilever ( | Careers with Purpose ( | World Class Career Development Programs ( | Check Out Our Space ( | Focus On Sustainability (


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

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Job Category: Customer Development

Job Type: B2C Digital Commerce Specialist

Industry: Unilever_Experienced_Professionals

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Job Posting: JC232294692

Posted On: Jan 15, 2023

Updated On: Feb 19, 2023

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