City Shenzhen

Function Name COE

Employee Type Permanent/Regular

Years of Experience Required 5-10 Years

Business Format Support Center (Home Office)

Education Level Required Undergraduate

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced professional to join our Indirect Spend Management (ISM) COE team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing best-in-class sourcing strategies, governance, policies, and procedures. The candidate will also be responsible for collaborating cross-functionally with key business stakeholders and establishing effective vendor management to reduce risks and improve the efficiency of the indirect procurement of the company.


  • Lead the implementation of the transformation strategy project of the indirect sourcing to support the organization's overall objectives.
  • Proficient in end-to-end procurement process management, establish and maintain governance framework and policies to guide sourcing activities and ensure that standardized and consistent processes bring productivity, to improve the efficiency of the company's Indirect procurement and the compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Cooperate with cross-functional teams to be responsible for supplier management related projects, to solve supplier-related issues in the supplier lifecycle, and drive continuous improvement in supplier onboarding, qualification, master data & supplier management processes and tools to drive more values from suppliers.
  • Promote and influence the cooperation between sourcing and the other functional teams, to support business teams to complete the procurement of indirect products or services effectively and efficiently.
  • Cooperate with the international team and the local support team to maintain and deploy procurement tools.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, market conditions, and regulatory changes that may impact procurement activities and provide opportunities for innovation.


  • 6+ years of experience in procurement with a deep understanding of Indirect sourcing & supply chain operations and management.
  • Expert in procurement transformation project management, proficient in end-to-end procurement process management and delivering results under complex & pressured circumstances.
  • Knowledge of procurement technologies and analytics platforms, have comprehensive understanding of SAP Ariba system is preferred.

  • Agile and adaptable but work with precision to ensure we deliver top-notch customer experiences, always.
  • Creative and scrappy, curious problem solver who can bring ideas to life, and be passion for problem solving, creating value, and improving processes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, comfortable with conflict and ability to provide positive and constructive outcomes, and capable of building sustainable business partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Fluent English language skills (written and spoken).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration, or related field (master’s degree preferred).

  • PMP (Project Management Professional), CPSM is preferred.

Company Summary

Save Money. Live Better.
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.