Principal Technical Program Manager

Principal Technical Program Manager

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Project and Program Management - Technology
  • Job Function Project and Program Management – Technology
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD819968

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Develops project management practices by adhering to the principals of the Walmart Global eCommerce project management
methodologies (for example, Agile); promoting the principals and business value of project methodologies throughout the organization;
leading and contributing to the development and continuous improvement of the Walmart Global eCommerce project management best
practices; acting as a change agent for process and/or business improvements; and building and maintaining partnerships with the software
engineering managers, architects, product managers, business, and vendors.
Ensures project manager and senior project manager development and continued successful performance by providing mentoring;
monitoring program and individual project progress; providing guidance regarding project methodologies and best practices; providing
periodic project status reports and executive summaries to stakeholders and management; developing new project managers to ensure skills
are aligned with established Project Management Organization (PMO) standards; and providing mentorship and guidance to peers and
management on methodology and practice.
Manages a large portfolio of projects through their lifecycle phases to successful completion by serving as the project lead (for example,
scrum master) for multiple projects; collaborating with project stakeholders to develop project strategy and overall goals; developing overall
program roadmap and schedule; assigning team roles and responsibilities; identifying and managing critical path workflows and crossfunctional
dependencies; collecting and analyzing project metrics to manage initiatives and drive accountability for the accomplishment of
overall project objectives; identifying and procuring resources from resource managers; preparing and maintaining a project risk assessment;
developing and executing plans for managing risk; escalating and communicating program related issues; and presenting project status
updates to senior leadership and key stakeholders.
Manages geographically distributed teams, off-shore development teams and third-party vendors (for example, software vendors, hardware
vendors, photo vendors, content providers) by coordinating internal and vendor schedules and priorities; integrating teams and vendors into
project strategy; communicating progress status; evaluating system capabilities and ensuring sustainable functionality; ensuring delivery of
proper functionality; and managing communications from vendors to internal stakeholders.
Leads the development of eCommerce programs by determining business readiness; forecasting projected expenses; developing and
managing program budget; establishing metrics to ensure adherence to established expectations; developing capital and resource plans;
developing project timelines and deliverables; ensuring successful delivery; and providing feedback regarding project success. 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.

Live our Values
Culture Champion
• Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart’s commitment to
communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity,
ethics and compliance.

Servant Leadership
• Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.

Embrace Change

Curiosity & Courage
• Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and
exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.

Digital Transformation & Change
• Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working.
Deliver for the Customer

Customer Focus
• Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and
EDLC business models to all plans.

Strategic Thinking
• Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and
shaping the team’s strategy.

Focus on our Associates

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and
actively supports diversity goal programs.

Collaboration & Influence
• Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve
objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.

Talent Management
• Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work,
empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others’ contributions
and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor of Science and 6 years' technical program management experience OR 10 years' technical program management experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Primary Location...

805 SE MOBERLY LN, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, 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, 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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