Temp, Manager of Strategic Initiatives, Sustainabi...

Temp, Manager of Strategic Initiatives, Sustainability

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area -
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Temporary
  • Position Type Hourly
  • Requisition 1092217BR

What you'll do at

This position is on Walmart's Global Sustainability team, and the key projects supported will be Walmart's sustainability Index, Project GIgaton, and sustainable packaging.
Essential Functions
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Implements Walmart's strategic initiatives strategy by collaborating with company business owners, suppliers, and external influencers (for example,
non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government officials, academics); and ensuring Walmart's reputation and advocacy goals are enhanced
and fulfilled through company strategic initiatives.
Measures and reports company strategic initiative outcomes by working with other business units (for example, Finance, Merchandising, Operations)
to collect data and maintain reports for tracking the benefit of strategic initiative projects.
Assists department leadership in the development of innovative global strategic initiative strategies by benchmarking across internal business units
and other companies; researching and analyzing information to identify opportunities for cost savings, revenue growth, and environmental impact; 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 supplier and funder request for proposal (RFP) processes to support strategic initiatives goals by writing RFPs; managing communications
related to proposal submission; negotiating initial contract terms under the guidance of management; and evaluating and prioritizing proposals and
reccomending them to leadership for final selection.
Facilitates the integration of strategic initiative efforts into cross-functional business plans, objectives, and overall business strategy by educating
stakeholders on key issues; and demonstrating the long-term benefits of strategic initiatives through data-driven research.
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and
guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and
building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business
needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on i mprovement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by
incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others
with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Environmental Science, Social Science, Communications, or related field OR 3 years experience
working on or coordinating cross-functional projects for governmental or non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, or corporations.

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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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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