Senior Manager II, Strategic Sustainability Initia... in Bentonville, AR

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5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

What you'll do at


Sets the global strategy for Project Gigaton and other large, complex corporate affairs initiatives (for example, sustainability, women's empowerment) by conducting research and analyzing data (for example, global market data) to identify factors that may impact the success of initiatives across domestic and global markets; benchmarking across internal business units and external companies; utilizing domestic and international market data to customize strategies for domestic and international markets; leveraging strategic relationships to influence and align strategic direction and deliverables; ensuring continuity between the global strategy and market goals; and coordinating efforts (for example, non-governmental organization (NGO) roundtables, cross-functional team meetings) to build support and policy for strategic initiatives and desired outcomes (for example, financial, social, environmental). Manages multiple, large, complex projects, processes, and programs that include interdependencies across multiple domestic and international groups, including external stakeholders by leading planning efforts critical issues; working globally with internal and external business units and stakeholders to identify goals, success criteria, assumptions, and risks; forecasting internal and external resources (for example, legal, finance, partners) based on projects and strategic goals; anticipating and ensuring resolution of complex and critical issues; monitoring progress as compared to plan; tracking expenditures and budgets; overseeing development of implementation materials; and ensuring alignment with similar company-wide initiatives to leverage or report out on. Manages current and potential third-party vendor relationships by defining and approving project scope; identifying opportunities to lower cost and increase efficiencies; determining internal capabilities and reviewing options available from third-party vendors to solve the business need; preparing statements of work (SOW); negotiating contracts, scope, and deliverables; reviewing and approving submitted deliverables; and evaluating performance and addressing any performance issues. Serves as corporate spokesperson for strategic initiatives by developing and delivering strategic initiative messaging; participating in interviews with national and local media outlets; and presenting at conferences and speaking 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 Business Administration, Social Science, Communications, or related field and 4 years' experience managing cross-functional projects for governmental or non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, or corporations OR 7 years' experience managing cross-functional projects for governmental or non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, or corporations. 4 years' experience managing project teams in a matrix environment. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Business - International, Developing presentations, Preparing and executing budgets Masters: International Studies


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Social Science, Communications, or related field and 4 years' experience managing cross-functional projects for governmental or non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, or corporations OR 7 years' experience managing cross-functional projects for governmental or non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, or corporations. 4 years' experience managing project teams in a matrix environment.


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?


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