Sr. Manager Consumer Research and Trends

Position Description
Develops actionable customer insights for business partners (for example, Merchandising, Marketing, Operations) to drive business solutions and innovations
Drives innovation and shares best practices for research methodologies
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
Ensures business needs are being met
Formulates plans to manage complex, multi-study research paths that have significant impact to the business
Manages corporate proprietary data panels
Manages relationships with suppliers and identifies potential suppliers to meet changing business needs
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
Summarizes primary research, trends, and social media data sources to address questions about the company's customers
Minimum Qualifications
2 years of supervisory experience.
Bachelor degree in Research, Experimental Design, Retail, Marketing, Social Sciences, Statistics, Analytics or related field and 4 years of experience in research, experimental design, social sciences, statistics, analytics or related field OR 6 years of experience in research, experimental design, social sciences, statistics, analytics OR Master's degree in Research, Experimental Design, Retail, Marketing, Social Sciences, Statistics, Analytics or related field and 2 years of experience in research, experimental design, social sciences, statistics, analytics or related field.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
4 years of experience doing marketing research in the retail field.4 years of experience in marketing research firm or corporate marketing research department or related field.
Familiarity with basic economic concepts, and ability to understand the economic environment, particularly as it relates to consumers.
Employment Type:
Full Time
Position Type:
Salary
Shift:
Company Summary
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.
Req ID:
700112BR

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