(USA) Lead Counsel, Walmart International

(USA) Lead Counsel, Walmart International

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1774837

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The International legal team is part of Walmart’s legal department dedicated to support the CEO of Walmart International and her leadership and support teams who drive the strategy and growth of Walmart’s international portfolio.  We have robust and talented legal teams in 8 different operating businesses, speaking over 40 languages and dialects.  International legal provides legal advice, global oversight and connectivity to the central corporate functions.  You’ll find that being a part of the Walmart International legal team brings tremendous growth potential and exciting new challenges. 


About Team: Walmart International
Walmart International supports Walmart’s portfolio of companies and investments outside of the United States, touching over 30 different countries. Collectively, these companies constitute the world’s largest international omnichannel retailer with over $100 billion in GMV and 500,000 associates. The portfolio includes both privately held and listed companies and covers industries such as ecommerce/marketplaces, sourcing, supply chain, financial services, retail, grocery, and more. The portfolio has changed tremendously over the last 5 years, and the future promises to be exciting.

What you'll do:

  • Supporting the Senior Lead Counsel on all aspects of providing advice across a wide variety of legal needs for a business that supports a diverse portfolio of private and public companies.

  • Operating as an embedded partner and thorough risk-spotter with a variety of international business teams and helping to triage and manage the workflow within the international legal team.   

  • Owning the legal management of projects and problem-solving including the necessary collaboration with lateral stakeholders (e.g. finance, tax, treasury, subject matter experts, etc.) and updates to central corporate functions for financial reporting, etc.

  • Negotiating a broad range of complex contracts (including SaSS, emerging technologies, and other services) for clients in procurement, supply chain and e-commerce.

  • Managing an inventory of inter-company agreements regarding IP licenses, data transfers, ISD charges, etc. 

  • Supporting post-divesture processes including amending transitional agreements and advising on Walmart’s commitments with divested entities.

  • Ensuring Walmart’s international corporate governance is operating and applied appropriately and is regularly updated; and

  • Supporting legal and business teams around the world in a way that permits local businesses to be “powered by Walmart”; (e.g. finding leverage, synergies, opportunities for collaboration and simplification, etc.).


What you'll bring:

  • Successfully fielded a broad array of legal issues and have a proven ability to manage complex business problems to resolution.    

  • Taken ownership of projects and problems. Your superpower is quarterbacking solutions, even where next steps are non-linear or involve conflicting views or partial information.

  • Build trusted relationships within your organization.  You can synthesize and simplify issues through strong written and oral communication skills.   

  • Pride yourself on balancing appropriate risk-mitigation with business-friendly solutions.  

  • Have spent time in an international region (e.g. India, Mexico, China, Africa), and/or you can operate in multiple languages.


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?

​​​​Future Ways of Working:
Our company's success can be attributed to our employees. While technology has allowed us to be effective while working remotely, there is no substitute for being in the office together; it helps to shape our culture, collaborate, innovate, build relationships, and move more quickly. We strive to provide flexibility in order to promote a healthy work-life balance but recognize that in-person interactions are important to our culture and shared success. We'll meet in person on a regular and purposeful basis.


Benefits:
Benefits: 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.

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.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Law degree from an accredited law school and 6 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.
2 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Primary Location...

701 S. WALTON BLVD., BENTONVILLE, AR 72716-6209, 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 One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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