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Senior Manager I, Intellectual Property & Anti-Counterfeit



Date Posted:

April 26, 2021



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Experience Requirement

3-5 Years

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Senior Manager I, Intellectual Property & Anti-Counterfeit

Job Location: San Bruno, CA or Salt Lake City, UT

Position Summary

The Senior Manager I, Intellectual Property & Anti-Counterfeit is responsible for the design and implementation of all intellectual property (IP) and Anti-counterfeit initiatives as well as the engagement with Brand Owners looking to enforce their IP on Walmart’s global Marketplaces.

In this new role, the Sr Manager will be accountable for preventing and mitigating risks attached to Intellectual Property claims and reports received from internal and external stakeholders, customers and partners and optimize and scale the technology platforms used to process these reports.

The position will report into the Vice-President, Global Trust & Safety and will partner with the Legal, Marketplaces, Customer Support, Omni Merchandising Corporate Affairs, Technology and Trust & Safety Operations and Product teams.

This position must also cultivate an environment where the candidate respects and adheres to company standards of integrity and ethics while developing and leveraging internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals.

You’ll make an impact by: 

  • Enhancing and scaling the existing Trust & Safety infrastructure (people, process and technology) which enables Walmart to deal with IP risks in the most efficient manner in order minimize legal exposure

  • Providing guidance and upholding operating standards for all teams supporting and mitigating IP risks as required

  • Generating insights and creating adequate reporting for all internal stakeholders

  • Managing Walmart’s outreach program for IP stakeholders and brand owners and represent Walmart at industry events as required

The ideal candidate will be highly customer focused. The position requires a hands-on, entrepreneurial style, to become personally involved to whatever degree necessary to manage functional responsibility and key relationships. We are looking for a cross-functional team player who drives hard, operates with a sense of urgency, can handle controversy, and makes decisions firmly and objectively.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if… 

  • You have 7 years’ experience in risk and fraud management, policy creation, Intellectual Property or Anti-Counterfeiting investigation and enforcement, Brand Protection

  • You have strong management skills; sets clear priorities and performance goals for the team and eliminates barriers to the team’s success.

  • You have proven results of balancing due diligence while delivering fast outcomes that customers love.

  •  You are smart, organized analytical thinker, with the ability to perform detailed analysis of numerous metrics.

  • Your skill set is as follows: facilitation, leadership, portfolio management and execution, communication with diverse audiences and stakeholders, at all levels, including senior executives and customers

  • You have strong verbal and written communications skills with people at a variety of levels.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience operating in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment with matrixed reporting and while relying on others.

  • Familiarity with the eCommerce customer experience, site and business.

  • Experience working with external stakeholders, industry partners, and government regulators.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance, including stock and bonuses. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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. 

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.

Minimum Qualifications…

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

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field and 3 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area. 1 years’ supervisory experience. 3 years’ experience using intermediate functionality of Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications…

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

Masters: Business Administration

Project Management – Project Management Professional – Certification

Primary Location…

850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, United States of America

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