Senior Manager, Business Continuity

Senior Manager, Business Continuity

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Global Investigations and Security
  • Job Function Global Investigations and Security
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1275952BR

What you'll do at

The Senior Manager, Enterprise Business Continuity will oversee and drive continuity planning efforts on a global level, working closely with other program areas within the Global Emergency Management organization at Walmart Inc. Experience in program-level administration is highly advantageous to assist in streamlining existing processes while building on existing framework and planning methodology.

While this role will collaborate and partner with the emergency management and preparedness programs, the ideal candidate should have extensive experience specific to business continuity program management to include business continuity platform administration.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lead the Business Continuity team in end-to-end program implementation at all levels of the organization. Utilize scoping methodology to determine necessary planning efforts of business continuity plans, specialized recovery plans, and/or crisis management plans. Ensure consistency and compliance as team conducts Business Impact Analyses (BIAs), documents recovery strategies and procedures, and delivers exercises along with necessary training and awareness activities. Provides guidance for on-going support and overall risk analysis.

Develop and maintain relationships with key business stakeholders inside and outside the organization. Work alongside Emergency Preparedness and Planning team, Response Operations, Crisis Management Team, and Disaster Recovery. Present program-level goals to executive leadership and demonstrate collective need for planning efforts to business leaders. Establish credibility and accountability when interacting with global planning entities while analyzing possible risk and mitigation strategies.

Promote training and awareness of continuity efforts at Walmart Inc. at all levels. Update program policies, procedures, and standards as needed to foster flexible and adaptive program nature considering organizational and environmental changes. Instill a mindset within and outside of Enterprise Continuity Planning to drive innovation, efficiency, and effectiveness regarding all aspects of the planning process. Strive to deliver best-in-class service in lock-step with national, international, and industry standards.

Serve as the business continuity platform administrator to include:
-Manage and track overall program maturity including operational and planning goals
-Define and improve metrics reporting and executive dashboards
-Enhance platform as necessary in line with program timelines
-Act as key point of reference for the team and planning entities in the event of a disruption
-IT skills including coding and back-end management strongly recommended

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Human Resources, Risk Management, or related field and 3 years experience in security, emergency management, risk management, law enforcement, fire service, or related area OR 5 years experience in security, emergency management, risk management, law enforcement, fire service, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications

- Expertise with implementing and maintaining a BC planning technology.
- Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP).
- Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP).
- Certified Emergency Manager (CEM).
- Certified Project Management Professional.

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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