Market People Partner - Sam's

Market People Partner - Sam's

  • Location SOUTH JORDAN, UT
  • Career Area Human Resources
  • Job Function Human Resources
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD668700

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the job

The Sam's Club People Team is growing and looking for a collaborative Market People Partner with a background in leading Human Resources initiatives for a geographically diverse employee population. The Market People Partner will be responsible for leading people transformation, organizational planning and building trust and strong relationships with associates and the business. The ideal candidate will be a team-player with a proven ability to influence and use data to drive decisions.

 You’ll make an impact by:

  • Driving associate engagement by analyzing survey data and employment trends; soliciting associate feedback and other associate data sources to assist in identifying solutions and action plans; supporting company's Open Door Policy; researching issues; reviewing and ensuring consistent application of company policies and procedures, initiating investigations; and providing associates with resolutions.

  • Executing HR business plans for the market level by assisting in the development of the HR business plan, gathering internal and external perspectives, trends, and other data specific to geographic area; acting as a resource in the implementation of plans; and monitoring facility performance against plans.

  • Developing and executing action plans to proactively resolve labor concerns by educating market and club associates; answering questions; communicating to field management; advising and guiding club managers on proper responses; and acting as first responder for labor concerns.

  • Building relationships with management associates by touring stores; discussing skill development opportunities and future career goals; and assisting associates in creating opportunities for skill development and career advancement.

  • Managing the recruiting process for potential management associates by developing relationships with professional organizations and universities; identifying key talent within the community; sharing the benefits of working for Sam's Club with potential talent.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if you… 

  • Advise and guide operations peers by providing ongoing leadership support.

  • Drive club-level talent management by developing and implementing store management talent plans; utilizing workforce planning techniques; sourcing, interviewing, and acquiring key talent; developing relationships with professional organizations and colleges; monitoring and creating action plans for diversity initiatives; conducting gap analysis and seeking learning and development solutions to address competency gaps; providing performance feedback and recommendations regarding talent strengths and development needs; and facilitating performance management processes and initiatives.

  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and company policies and procedures for multiple facilities by analyzing and interpreting reports; implementing and monitoring human resource compliance; implementing action plans to improve performance; and directing the management teams in ensuring confidentiality of information, documentation, and assigned records.

  • Oversee, communicate and drive the consistent implementation of the company's human resource (HR) practices, systems, and personnel-related activities in multiple facilities by auditing HR practices at the club level; analyzing and monitoring reports; creating action plans to resolve issues; verifying data; conducting on-site observations; training club management on HR methodology and processes; and providing HR advice and consulting to club management.

  • Develop and implement HR strategy for the market by gathering internal and external perspectives, trends, and other data specific to geographic area; aligning plans to the business strategy; monitoring facility performance against plans; and managing talent development plans.

  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

  • Provide and support the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

  • Model compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

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 an HR related field (e.g., Industrial Relations) and 2 years of combined managerial experience supervising salaried
Associates; OR 4 years of combined managerial experience supervising salaried Associates, including at least 2 years experience with HR
management responsibilities (e.g., staffing, performance management, coaching and mentoring, training, compensation, promotion)

Preferred Qualifications...

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

HR Management, Retail Experience

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

Primary Location...

11278 S JORDAN GTWY, SOUTH JORDAN, UT 84095-4111, United States of America

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

Sam's Club 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.
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
  • Free Membership and discounts in fresh produce
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Education Assistance from Live Better U - earn your degree for just $1 a day
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid time off - to include vacation, sick leave and parental leave
  • 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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