What you'll do...
As the Senior Manager I, Process Improvement, HR, you will be
responsible for driving and defining HR processes for our Workday
transformation in support of the broader business and People
strategy. You will drive change management strategies, champion
transformational initiatives, and bring new ideas and innovative
approaches to the HR agenda.
The ideal candidate for the role will be an innovative,
collaborative, and progressive leader with exceptional business
acumen and the ability to translate business challenges into
actionable solutions in a highly complex, rapidly evolving
environment. You are someone who builds trust and credibility and
inspires associates across the business. You are action-oriented,
resourceful and approachable while also having the ability to
influence and lead significant change.
You'll sweep us off our feet if you have:
- Strong stakeholder management skills
- Excellent understanding of full associate life cycle
- Great design-thinking skills
- Agile mindset and are comfortable working in an ever-changing
business environment that requires the ability to change focus and
quickly make an impact
- Lean Six Sigma experience
- Expertise in program/project management - PMP certified
You'll make an impact by:
- Developing and redesigning initiatives and processes for key
business functions to drive business goals, objectives, and
programs by analyzing data and evaluating key business components
in order to assess current performance baselines; identifying gaps,
opportunities, and needed improvements in key business functions;
evaluating and updating current practices on a continuous basis;
developing improvement solutions; ensuring program processes are
simple, executable, and sustainable for future use with manageable
roll out plans; consulting with cross-functional teams to get
alignment on improvement solutions; and communicating changes and
solutions to key stakeholders in order to get buy-in.
- Managing process improvement programs by evaluating and
determining improvement needs ; partnering with cross-functional
teams to develop the operational strategy to simplify processes;
providing guidance and expertise on company policies, practices,
and procedures ; ensuring proper controls, tools, and materials are
present in order to enhance behavior change ; partnering with
stakeholders to ensure alignment and support of the processes ;
monitoring program performance in relation to metrics ; identifying
post-implementation issues and concerns; and developing and gaining
buy-in on changes and resolutions.
- Driving global projects by identifying areas of opportunity;
determining proper procedures and guidelines for advising on,
executing, and documenting organizational practices across multiple
countries; understanding the global trends that affect the
business; demonstrating and communicating working knowledge of
industry best practices and Walmart policies and procedures in
business area of expertise; anticipating issues of concern; and
being proactive in recommending sustainable solutions in area of
- Influencing strategies, processes, and best practices by
conducting modeling and statistical analyses; partnering with
cross-functional teams across the business; benchmarking with
industry experts through continuous education and use of networks;
developing assessments of key opportunities; demonstrating the
ability to translate technical solutions into business solutions;
supporting the development of long-term plans and project
timelines; and communicating with and influencing decision-makers
and executives within the organization.
- Leading the implementation of change initiative projects to
achieve desired results by leading the execution of
transformational change and processes; developing plans to
implement processes; assessing the organization's readiness for
change; managing expectations; adjusting approaches so that
positive change is adopted by all business partners and
stakeholders; and ensuring timely project management from pilot
through implementation stage to enable sustainable processes
throughout the business unit.
- Driving the execution of multiple business plans and projects
by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and
communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and
obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying
performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting
performance; accordingly, developing contingency plans; and
demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
- Providing supervision and development opportunities for
associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties;
building a team-based work environment; establishing performance
expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations;
providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and
improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
- Promoting and supporting company policies, procedures, mission,
values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and
providing direction to others in their use and application;
ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the
Open-Door Policy. Ensures business needs are being met by
evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs,
and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers,
co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and
applying suggestions for improving efficiency and
cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this
position. If none are listed, there are no minimum
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Human
Resources, Engineering, Supply Chain, or related field and 3 years'
experience in consulting, project management, business strategy, or
related area OR 5 years' experience in consulting, project
management, business strategy, or related area. 1 year's experience
leading cross functional teams.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for
this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred
Masters, Masters: Human Resources, Masters: Supply Chain
Lean Six Sigma Champion Certification - Certification
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for you & dependents
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