Senior Manager I, Total Rewards Services

Senior Manager I, Total Rewards Services

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Human Resources
  • Job Function Human Resources
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1064183

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About Walmart Global People

Leaders and individual contributors alike look to our Global People teams to influence strategy, optimize working models and enable the business to achieve results while preserving the fabric that sets us apart and keeps our 1.3M+ associates coming to work every day. By providing the necessary tools and insights, our People professionals operate as partners at every phase of workforce planning, talent management, organizational design and change management. From building communities to preparing Walmart for the future, to be a member of this team is to operate as a vital component to our sustainable success. Together, we think beyond the status-quo and inspire others to evoke positive change. When you join us in Global People, you immerse yourself in our culture, becoming a trailblazer and a true agent of influence.

What you'll do...

Support WM H&W business vision through design and administration of total rewards programs that enable the people strategy. Support the management of the total rewards relationship with the business. Act as the voice of the customer within TR and conversely represent TR with the business.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Ensures execution of company-wide Base Pay, Incentives, and other company-wide rewards processes and strategies; collaborating with stakeholders to develop process and infrastructure; modeling financial performance to inform accruals; developing project plans; identifying opportunities and determining solutions for challenging rewards processes / programs, new designs, and difficult problems; bringing together resources; and collaborating with cross-functional teams and business segments to communicate; creating innovative solution recommendations to business challenges.
  • Manages rewards solutions by staying up-to-date with local, federal, and international regulations regarding compensation and incentives; understanding and anticipating business changes to develop system requirements for domestic and international markets; collaborating with technology, business stakeholders, and suppliers to develop system frameworks that enable delivery of programs and driving efficiencies.
  • Manages the execution and improvement of Total Rewards programs and initiatives by identifying global and localized processes and gaps; partnering with the divisional Total Rewards teams to understand needs and business strategies; developing contingency plans to support changes in strategy direction; partnering with cross-functional teams to develop training content in order to address new or changed processes and standards; and using change management best practices to ensure new processes are accepted and utilized; ensure all programs and processes are delivered in an agile fashion.
  • Enables the standardization and integration of Total Rewards programs and initiatives by researching and analyzing industry and legislative trends, domestic and in-country best practices, and current compensation plans; benchmarking with labor segments and competitors to ensure market competitiveness; assisting in the review of Total Rewards programs and practices; ensuring programs and initiatives align with the company's overall operating model; evaluating and ensuring relevancy of content and applicability in multiple markets; developing standardized processes, templates, protocols, and procedures; and collaborating with cross-functional business partners to ensure alignment and implementation.
  • Analyzes, reviews and proposes a variety of compensation programs to meet business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and enabling business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.
  • Drives 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.
  • Provides 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.
  • Promotes and supports 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.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if… 

  • You have deep Total Rewards experience, ideally having led compensation initiatives for a large and complex business segment.
  • You are accustomed to navigating a highly matrixed organization with competing priorities and stakeholders.
  • You have proven experience developing total rewards solutions for diversified employee populations (including field/hourly employees).
  • You have demonstrated proficiency in working in cross-functional teams.
  • You combine vision with execution and have proven skills at tactical execution and detail management while maintaining a focus on key strategic pillars


About Walmart

Fifty years ago, Sam Walton started a single mom-and-pop shop and transformed it into the world’s biggest retailer. Since those founding days, one thing has remained consistent: our commitment to helping our customers save money so they can live better. Today, we’re reinventing the shopping experience and our associates are at the heart of it.  You’ll play a crucial role in shaping the future of retail, improving millions of lives around the world. This is that place where your passions meet purpose. Join our family and create a career you’re proud of.

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.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Business or related field and 3 years’ experience in human resources, operations, finance, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in human resources, operations, finance, or related area.
1 year’s supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Project management, including financial analysis and market research

Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Human Resources

Human Resources - Certified Compensation Professional - 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, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.
Adele Garcia
"Walmart supports their associates. They really are like your second family away from home."
— Adele Garcia, Global HR Operations

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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

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