Senior Director, People Partner, Transformation & ...

Senior Director, People Partner, Transformation & Support

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Human Resources
  • Job Function People Partner
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1714976

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior Director, People Partner, Transformation & Support


The Senior Director, People Partner Transformation & Support partners directly with the SVP and their organization. As a senior leader on the WMUS People team, you will lead a team of people partners delivering a best-in-class experience for our associates and business. This role reports in the SVP of Field People and sits on their leadership team. 


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. 


You’ll sweep us off our feet if… 

  • You have a passion for growing organizational capabilities in associate experience, workforce strategy & organizational design, talent management and strategic business partnership 

  • You have strong business acumen and the ability to think systematically and holistically 

  • You have great listening skills, critical thinking skills, and solution-articulation skills 

  • You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in a HR Business partner capacity; PHR or SPHR or GPHR certifications 


You’ll make an impact by... 

  • Developing the people strategy to drive strategic business goals and objectives; advising on the execution of organizational change initiatives; assessing human resources implications of various strategies; providing guidance to People and business leaders on HR issues. 

  • Directing talent management for WMUS People by implementing talent plans; monitoring workforce planning processes; acquiring and retaining key talent; implementing action plans for diversity initiatives; analyzing talent management data, tools, and systems; providing information to training and development teams to address current needs; driving performance management processes and initiatives; ensuring consistency in program application; and delivering, monitoring, and ensuring compliance with compensation programs and policies. 

  • Overseeing the consistent execution of the company's People practices, systems, and personnel-related activities by auditing People practices; analyzing and interpreting reports; creating action plans to resolve instances of non-compliance; conducting on-site observations and investigations; developing and delivering human resources methodology and process training programs to management; and providing human resources advice and consulting for managers. 

  • Overseeing human resources project management teams by supporting project portfolio alignment and strategy prioritization; approving the business readiness phase, budget, and communication within the portfolio; implementing performance controls and policies to ensure project outcomes reflect commitments made to the business; and ensuring continued development, refinement, and implementation of project management methodologies, toolkits, and practices. 

  • Developing and implementing strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent. 

  • Cultivating an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy. 

  • Developing and leveraging internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas. 

  • Directing compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and company policies and procedures by keeping current on laws and regulations related to general human resource practices and regulations related to licensure and certification ; implementing and monitoring human resource compliance; implementing action plans to improve performance and reduce instances of non-compliance; and directing management teams in ensuring confidentiality of information, documentation, and assigned records. 



  • 3 years’ supervisory experience 

  • Proven ability to influence senior executives 

  • Ability to drive business outcomes through people initiatives  

  • Ability to lead multiple strategic efforts simultaneously and prioritize based on company and team objectives 

  • Ability to work at pace, lead efficiently under pressure, drive projects to completion and meet deadlines. 

  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to shifting company or team goals 



Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, 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.  

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 Human Resources, Business or related field and 6 years’ experience in human resources or related area OR 8 years’
experience in human resources or related area .
2 years’ supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Managing a multi-unit operation, Project Management

Masters: Business, Masters: Human Resources

Human Resources - Professional HR (PHR) CERTIFICATION - Certification, Human Resources - Sr. Professional HR (SPHR) CERTIFICATION - Certification, Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, 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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