Director, Specialty Compliance and Ethics (Directo...

Director, Specialty Compliance and Ethics (Director, Privacy - International)

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Ethics and Compliance
  • Job Function Compliance and Ethics
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1771777

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart’s Digital Trust, Global Operations team is looking for a Director that has experience building International privacy compliance programsAs the Director, Privacy, you will be highly motivated, and an action-oriented individual who is at ease in providing GDPR compliance guidance. The Director, Privacy will be one of the lead privacy experts for Walmart’s International landscape. We need a strong leader who can drive the privacy strategy for multiple business initiatives and projects, while partnering with the broader legal and compliance teams. The successful candidate will be a privacy professional who is passionate about ensuring privacy compliance and providing an exceptional customer experience. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Build and mature the international privacy compliance program.  

  • Serving as a subject matter expert on international data privacy and protection laws, regulations, policies, and best practices. 

  • Oversee, expand and mature our GDRP privacy and data protection policies, procedures, and best practices for Walmart including eCommerce, mobile, and digital products and services 

  • Work cross-functionally with engineering, product, legal, and marketing teams to address privacy requirements 

  • Ensure that business and technical tools are compliant with international privacy laws and regulations. 

  • Lead data protection risk assessments and remediation efforts  

  • Drive improvement and change through expertise and influence 

  • Research privacy and data protection laws, regulations, and related best practices 

  • Partnership in developing and presentation of privacy compliance training modules to promote data protection culture and awareness throughout the company 

  • Support M&A transactions, including post-close integration efforts 

  • Support other eCommerce Compliance initiatives as needed 

  • Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics 

  • Lead a team of international privacy professionals  


What You’ll Bring: 

  • Global Privacy Expertise: Possess in-depth knowledge of GDPR and other major global privacy legislative frameworks, demonstrating proficiency in navigating complex privacy regulations. Experience with building privacy compliance programs for customer-facing, eCommerce, or retail companies. CIPP / CIPT / CIPM certification (or equivalent) 

  • Privacy and Technology Acumen: A solid understanding of the interplay between privacy and technology issues, showcasing an ability to address privacy concerns within a technological context. 

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration Skills: Establishing and nurturing cross-functional, collaborative relationships with both business and technology partners. This capability will be pivotal in effectively deploying privacy compliance programs. 

  • Executive-Level Engagement: Hands-on experience working with executives and key stakeholder; contributing to informed business decision-making processes by providing valuable insights and guidance in privacy matters. 

  • Exceptional Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively conveying privacy concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences, facilitating understanding and compliance across the organization. 


 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 duties, 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 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.  


Who We Are 

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. 

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 Business, Human Resources, or related field and 5 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area OR 7 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area. 3 years’ supervisory experience. 4 years’ experience using intermediate functionality of Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications...

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


Masters: Business Administration

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.

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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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