Director, Product Management - Core Human Resources

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 11/10/2021

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Are you a proven senior product leader, inspired to change the digital people experience for over 2 million associates of Walmart, are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges? If so, this role could be the fit you’ve been looking for!

With a humanity inspired, user-centric approach to problem solving, candidates and associates are at the heart of everything we build. As a leader within the newly established Enterprise People Product organization, you will help establish, lead, and inspire a team that will together reimagine the Walmart associate experience for Core HR. 

Responsible for product creation of the full life cycle of people digital experiences across Core HR, this critical leadership role will partner with the respective People COE leadership and their teams, business segments, UX and Engineering to bring together products that will amaze associates. This role will be most impactful when it fosters and inspires full cross-segment 4itB ways of working (4iTB defines Product, Business, UX and Engineering). As a product leader impacting experiences across all segments of the Walmart business, fostering collaboration is at the core of this role. Defining and building product for enterprise scale, whilst designing for business unit adaptation where required will be the way in which success is achieved.

Role Responsibilities

  • Engage with a broad-based group of business representation (leaders and associates) to understand the business’ people tech needs and ensure customer perspective is incorporated into Core HR solutions

  • Partner closely with engineering to strategically envision and guide the design and execution of prioritized Core HR solutions to ensure business value creation and alignment

  • Define long-term vision and product strategy for multiple best-in-breed product families, collaborate to develop and deliver on Core HR product strategy / roadmap, and capitalize on domain expertise, leveraging internal and external best practices and standards to drive design and decision making

  • Identify and anticipate opportunities based on an in-depth understanding of market trends, oversee the execution of competitive assessments; drive innovation, approve business cases, prioritize resource allocation, approve objectives and KPIs

  • Build and foster collaborative relationships with key partners (for example, business leaders, User Experience, Engineering, Analytics) by driving priorities across business pillars and role modeling transparency; communicating product roadmaps and priorities; collaborating across product areas for roadmap prioritization; engaging with key partners to determine the best product and business strategies; and gaining buy-in from executive-level leadership

  • Develop and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; and supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning for new and existing talent

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 - Drives continuous improvements, supervises the adoption of new technology, and supports digital disruption in line with Walmart’s business model.

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 and initiatives.

  • Strategic Thinking - Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and implementing strategies.

Focus on our Associates

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Supports strategies and drives initiatives that attract and retain diverse and inclusive talent; builds high-performing teams; 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, builds the talent pipeline, fosters 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’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Communications, or related field and 6 years’ experience in
product management or related field OR 8 years’ experience in product management or related field.
2 years' experience building and leading high performing teams.
4 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.

Building and leading high performing teams, Consulting and advising business partners utilizing detailed analysis, Gathering, identifying, defining, and communicating requirements., Leading product or solution development, Proven track record of successful product creation with measurable and significant business impact

Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

508 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

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