City Shenzhen

Function Name CHARGE OUT

Employee Type Permanent/Regular

Years of Experience Required 1-5 Years

Business Format Support Center (Home Office)

Education Level Required Undergraduate

Job Description

The Solutions & Process Enablement Specialist plays a critical role in the success of International Indirect Spend Management’s (ISM) key initiatives through enabling the utilization of Walmart’s Source 2 Pay capabilities. These Associates will be responsible for executing eAuctions / electronic negotiations (Interactive Bidding Events or “IB”) for multi-million-dollar projects in a wide variety of Goods and Services for Walmart Stores.  These Associates will also be responsible for enabling governing buying channels to support the results of these electronic negotiations. The Associates will interact with ISM sourcing professionals and their suppliers, from multiple markets, in order to create, plan and execute IB strategies.  Successful associates will leverage standardized processes and technologies to enable the success for Program KPI’s.  

Responsibilities

  • Work with ISM Interactive Bidding Director, the Solutions & Enablement Manager and in-market Sourcing managers to ensure that the bidding platform is set up effectively and comprehensively in order to execute Interactive Bidding Events
  • Coordinate supplier-related activities such as training, system registration and IB event scheduling
  • Plan IB activities with cross functional teams to ensure prioritization and efficient execution
  • Understand and facilitate the process of supplier training the use of the bidding technology platform
  • Train suppliers through the use of “mock” events to prepare suppliers for their live Interactive Bidding events
  • Support cross organization proliferation of Interactive Bidding for GFR and GNFR based on Interactive Bidding Pipeline
  • Refine and evolve the process to capture all relevant product categories through Interactive Bidding. Develop the capacity and capability to run Interactive Bidding events at any point and as needed. 
  • Understand Ariba’s Interactive Bidding solution competently enough to support building and running live auctions independently 
  • Provide live event troubleshooting support to suppliers and stakeholders in coordination with various technology service providers
  • Generate and present bid results to relevant stakeholders
  • Understand the governing principles of Interactive Bidding Strategies in order to leverage technology functionality to realize the strategy conditions in an e-Auction event
  • Work with ISM Sourcing Managers to assess appropriate purchasing channels in order to control the savings integrity of completed negotiations
  • Recommend, develop and implement appropriate buying channels that match ISM’s desired governance strategies.
  • Knowledge of Strategic Sourcing, Procurement and Finance processes.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.


Qualifications

Other Skills and Abilities:   

  • Read, writes and speaks English and Mandarin fluently.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.      

SKILLS:

Computer Skills:                                   

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications required
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Operations ERP systems required, SAP Ariba experience highly preferred.
  • PowerPoint and presentation, strong analytical skills

EXPERIENCE:

·       2 years direct work experience in a Procurement and / or Sourcing

·       Experience with Procurement and Sourcing Technology Solutions

·       Prior exposure to eAuctions is an asset

EDUCATION:

Undergraduate degree in Business Management, Supply Chain, Operations or similar relevant fields


Company Summary

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About Walmart Inc.

Walmart Inc. was founded by American retail legend Mr. Sam Walton in Arkansas in 1962. Over the past 50 years, the company has served customers and is now the world’s largest private employer and retailer. Walmart was ranked on the top of the Fortune 500 list several times and is among the most recognized global brands. 

Walmart Inc. helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, over 265 million customers and members visit our more than 11,500 stores under 56 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2020 revenue of $524.0 billion, Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity.

As an omni-channel retailer, Walmart announced plans to change the company’s legal name from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to Walmart Inc. effective Feb. 1, 2018. The name change chiefly demonstrates the company’s growing emphasis on serving customers seamlessly however they want to shop: in stores, online, on their mobile device, or through pickup and delivery.

In China, as elsewhere, we follow Walmart core values of “Service to the customer”, “Respect for the individual”, “Strive for excellence” and “Act with integrity”, and stick to the Walmart tradition of building our business one store and one customer at a time, so as to fulfill our core mission, and continue to make a difference in the lives of our customers, members and associates.

About Walmart China

China is a market with a vast number of opportunities. We are fully confident about the prospects of the Chinese economy and the Chinese market. Walmart entered the Chinese market and opened its first Walmart store and Sam’s Club in Shenzhen in 1996.

Currently, Walmart operates different formats and banners in China including Walmart store and Sam’s Club. Walmart now has been operating over 400 retail units covering more than 170 cities nationwide; as well as running 22 distribution centers. Walmart China’s omni-channel retail strategy focuses on customer experience to offer customers and members easier shopping solutions anytime, anywhere in the way they like through accelerated digitalization and scale-up of retail innovation and integration of stores, clubs with multiple ecommerce channels. At the same time, the China ecommerce team continues to seek collaboration in multiple areas to expand the landscape of integration and build a win-win omni-channel retail ecosystem to help people save money and time and live better.

Walmart is committed to local talent development and diversity, especially the cultivation and full utilization of female staff and executives. 99.9% of Walmart China associates are Chinese nationals. All of Walmart China’s store managers are Chinese. Furthermore, around 65% of Walmart China associates are female and nearly 50% of above-director level associates are female. In 2009, the company established the “Walmart China Women’s Leadership Development Commission” for driving women’s career development.

Walmart will continue to make long-term investment in China and develop both online and offline to provide customers with even better services. Meanwhile, Walmart will continue to upgrade existing stores, invest in food safety and build on strong partnerships with our Chinese suppliers. Walmart expects to create more jobs, makes joint development with Chinese economy and become a trusted corporate citizen in China.