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Senior Manager I, Process Improvement, HR

Company: Wal-Mart
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Position Summary:

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 expertise.
  • 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 outreach events.

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 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.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Project Management

Masters, Masters: Human Resources, Masters: Supply Chain

Lean Six Sigma Champion Certification - Certification

Primary Location...

508 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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.

"Our leadership invests in every associate and it's up to us to change the course of retail-and we're doing it every day. I feel unstoppable." - Diane, Project Manager

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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