At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make and drives us to create the future of retail. We can’t do that without the best talent – talent that is innovative, curious, and driven to create exceptional experiences for our customers.
As part of the Walmart Information Security Business Communication & Enablement Portfolio Team, this role will be an enabler of our vision to be a best-in-class Technical Portfolio Team that operates with speed and discipline and support our mission to strategically drive security value by planning, communicating and enabling delivery of simplified Information Security solutions & services through collaboration with our partners.
You’ll make an impact if:
Planning: Reviews project/program requirements. Ensures all project teams within a medium-to-highly complex category or business area understand the overall objectives, timeline and how the projects/programs impact overall category/business area results. Identifies budget and resource requirements for projects/programs for a medium-to-highly complex product or business area and gains approval from product owners, stakeholders and other business leaders. Helps define project/program success criteria. Has ability to manage and prioritize work intake for supported product space.
Executing Project/Program Processes: Monitors execution progress and ensures deliverable quality (e.g., coordinating meetings, identifies dependencies, removes risk and issues, tracking budget, following up on action items) for projects/programs within a medium-to-highly complex product space or business area. Leads and organizes cross-functional and/or product team and stakeholder meetings and communicates with stakeholders as needed. Interprets and manages scope creep for projects/programs within a medium-to-highly complex category or business area. Resolves conflicts and elevates more complex conflicts. Monitors progress against project/program success criteria and escalates concerns to stakeholders.
Dependency and Risk Management: Manages changes in project scope, identifies potential issues and devises contingency and communication plans for projects/programs within a medium-to- highly complex category or business area. Maintains awareness of potential blockers, accounts for and elevates dependencies within the project team. Implements established risk mitigation plans for medium-to-moderately complex projects with internal dependencies and makes adjustments, as needed. Effectively communicates and ensures project teams understand project risk and mitigation plans for projects/programs within a medium-to highly complex product or business area. Proactively accounts for reoccurring risks, solves for most risks/concerns and elevates outstanding issues to stakeholders.
Change Management: Implements change approach strategy and plan for projects/programs within a medium-to-moderately complex product or business area. Prepares and manages all aspects of impact of project change on each stakeholder group. Manages change plan throughout the life of medium-to-highly complex projects. Consults with managers, product teams and other change leaders as needed. Champions change management with team members.
Collaboration: Collaborates with cross-functional teams across the organization (e.g., Security Portfolio, Security Engineering, Global Tech) to ensure successful implementation for projects within a medium-to-moderately complex product or business area. Collaborates with stakeholders regarding project scope, risks and dependencies. Brings together cross collaborative team members and resources to ensure alignment.
People Development: Builds and leads a team to execute on business area or product objectives. Maintains team motivation and engagement. Mentors less experienced associates, looks for opportunities to share best practices and lessons learned with other associates and peers.
Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; develops plans and supports initiatives to meet customer and business needs; identifying and communicating goals and objectives; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; and demonstrating adaptability and promoting continuous learning.
You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
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Bachelor's Degree in Business or Information Systems and 2 years of experience or 8+ years of relevant work experience in technical program/project management
Benefits & Perks:
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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 5 years' technical program management experience OR Master of Science and 2 years' technical program management
experience OR 8 years' technical program management experience.
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