Senior Manager I, Workforce Planning & Talent Inte...

Senior Manager I, Workforce Planning & Talent Intelligence

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Career Area Human Resources
  • Job Function Human Resources
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1654340

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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.

About Workforce Strategy and Planning

The Workforce Strategy & Planning team helps ensure Walmart has the right people at the right time in the right role at the right cost and location to deliver our business strategy. We foster strategic partnerships and provide proactive insights and plans that improve decision-making, resulting in better workforce and workplace management. We develop agile, fair and consistent practice and platforms that improve our workforce ecosystem to meet business demand, respond to talent market shortages with agility, close critical skill gaps and maintain robust and diverse talent pipelines – both short-term and long-term.

The Senior Manager, Talent Intelligence will join our Workforce Strategy & Planning team at a critical time when we are elevating our influence across Walmart’s global businesses, extending our viewpoint from near-term to long-term strategic goals, and incorporating insights from external talent marketplace trends to go alongside our internal talent data.You will work closely with the leader of the Workforce Planning Center of Excellence to establish lines-of-sight to existing talent marketplace data (E.g. Draup, Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of the Census, International Labour Organization, UK Office of National Statistics…). You will build on existing location strategy and team processes to describe how it can best be used by our colleagues in the People Partner and Talent Organizations and work with them to improve their planning & execution as a result of the Talent Intelligence you produce.You will also work with our People Technology & Total Rewards partners to mine existing and new data about organizations who compete with Walmart for top talent in our critical roles so that we can build a compelling Workforce Strategy that takes into account competitor positioning and leverages Walmart’s unique scale, scope and reach. As a result, you will pay an important role in recommendations and decisions about our talent strategy that are based on clear data and lead to trade-offs that are balanced and likely to lead to exceptional business outcomes.

What you'll do:

  • Drives strategy and innovation to improve workforce management related user experiences by evaluating the current competition; analyzing future trends and forecasts in related fields; constructing artifacts outlining present conditions and proposed solutions; designing transitional road maps for the future or clarifying existing user experience frameworks for small- to-medium-sized project portfolios; and presenting information within and across the organization to gain strategic alignment.
  • Manages the development and evaluation of business tools and core statistical models by understanding complex business needs and scope of work; determining and using best practices; designing tools, statistical models, and reporting infrastructure; building and/or providing guidance on building data infrastructure, databases, and tools; determining the business impact of data infrastructure, databases, and tools; testing and evaluating pilot solutions before implementation; verifying results; and interpreting data and results into actionable initiatives for business partners.
  • Manages project execution by ensuring compliance with project procedures and guidelines; advising on, executing, and documenting organizational practices and company, legal, and regulatory policies and procedures; and evaluating and responding to issues and concerns regarding analytics practices and procedures.
  • Drives data analytics for workforce planning governance by directing the gathering of data; assessing data validity and usability; ensuring data accuracy; applying business measures and analyzes to identify improvement opportunities; synthesizing data into large analytics datasets to support project goals; utilizing big data analytics and advanced data mining techniques to analyze data; identifying trends, patterns, and discrepancies in data; determining additional data needed to support insights; translating results into business actions; developing recommendations regarding the application of insights to business strategies; developing creative solutions within business areas that reduce cost or meet business goals; and presenting insights and recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • 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.

What you'll bring:

  • You’ve advised Talent Leaders and People Partners about external talent market trends and the actions they can take to use these trends to their advantage
  • You’ve built internal and vendor relationships, used them to enhance your value to us and adapted as the organizations and vendors evolve
  • You’ve shown a clear understanding of the ethics of talent intelligence and people analytics and transparently incorporated them into your previous work
  • You’ve worked with a Workforce Planning team to show estimates of talent supply by role, geography or industry segment as part of calculating a future supply/demand gap or surplus
  • You’ve measured the adoption and satisfaction of your internal customers with the talent intelligence you’ve provided and adjusted your approach to maximize both
  • You’ve set clear goals for your projects, communicated an estimated timeline and managed expectations as unexpected changes occur
  • You’ve designed heuristic or statistical models based on available external or internal data that led to decisions by Talent or People Partner teams that were shown to improve results.

Location: role can be located in Bentonville, Arkansas, Hoboken, New Jersey, or Sunnyvale, California

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond our great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see .

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at .

The annual salary range for this position is $79,000.00-$169,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location)

- Stock equity incentives

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Finance, Economics, I/O Psychology, Analytics, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field and 3 years’ experience in human resources, business, finance, economics, I/O psychology, data management, business analytics, statistics, or related area OR 5 years’ experience in human resources, business, finance, economics, I/O psychology, data analysis, statistics, computer science, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Masters: Analytics, Masters: Business, Masters: Computer Science, Masters: Economics, Masters: Finance, Masters: Human Resources, Masters: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Masters: Mathematics, Masters: Statistics

Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification, Six Sigma - Certification

Primary Location...

221 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030, 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

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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