What you'll do...
About the Team/Position
Leaders and individual contributors across the enterprise look to our Learning & Leadership team to grow, develop, and build their careers at Walmart, enabling them to achieve results while preserving the fabric that sets us apart and keeps our 1.3M associates coming to work every day. By providing best-in-class learning and development and talent solutions, our Learning & Leadership team operates as a strategic thought partner on talent management, succession planning, and learning & development, to name a few. From developing our top leaders to preparing Walmart for the future, being a member of this team is to operate as a vital component to our business' sustainable success. Together, we think beyond the status-quo and inspire others to evoke positive change. When you join us in Learning & Leadership, you're immersing yourself in our culture, becoming a trailblazer for cutting edge talent development and a true agent of influence in our business.
You'll sweep us off our feet if
You have demonstrated success in learning & development methodologies, talent management, and talent planning
You have strong project management and organizational skills and can manage a large portfolio of projects
You can communicate to audiences at all levels, from entry-level associates to senior leaders
You're driven to execute and act quickly to get things done
You're not comfortable with the status quo but instead are constantly looking to improve outcomes
You have great listening skills, critical thinking skills, and solution-articulation skills
You have excellent communication, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
You are comfortable working in complex, heavily matrixed environments
Ideal candidate will be able to build customized, cutting-edge learning and talent planning solutions and execute solutions quickly and efficiently
Experience with or certifications in assessments (Hogan, Raven, KFAP), 360 feedback, and coaching a plus
You'll make an impact by
Directing development of complex training programs, performance support tools, and resources by conducting research on learning needs, learning environments, knowledge gaps, and behavioral changes; managing development of blended learning options; and ensuring alignment with technology and business support infrastructure.
Leading the development, evaluation, and implementation of learning & development and talent management standards and governance by researching and benchmarking industry standards; defining and documenting standardized training processes to ensure operational continuity; identifying opportunities to replicate best practices and processes; making recommendations for implementation approaches; providing process definition and management to the organization; ensuring leadership and implementation teams have necessary materials; evaluating training development requests and determining their status; and managing the internal control assessment and remediation approach.
Driving and supporting learning & development and talent management experience by consulting with stakeholders; recommending solutions to learning gaps and needs; collaborating with other to ensure quality training; supporting the implementation of customized training plans for associates.
Leading learning & development programs, talent management, and strategy implementation by evaluating gaps, needs and assessment results; delivering training materials; analyzing and evaluating requests for training in order to guide curriculum development; developing frameworks to drive consistency in training; working with key stakeholders to ensure development, maintenance, and implementation of training content; monitoring and tracking training content development and implementation; evaluating impact and effectiveness of training content implementation; and leading the training content steering committee.
Directing program effectiveness by measuring and analyzing participant performance; identifying program inconsistencies and deficiencies; reporting inconsistencies and deficiencies to senior leadership; providing performance feedback to associates; working with associates to resolve inconsistencies and deficiencies in learning; and increasing work productivity and reducing overall cost.
Driving 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.
Providing 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.
Promoting and supporting 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.
Ensuring 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.
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 duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, Communications, Education, or related field and 4 years' experience in adult learning, training
content development, or related area OR 6 years' experience in adult learning, training content development, or related area.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Instructional Design Software, Leading a cross-functional team, Project Management, Supervisory
Masters: Human Resources, Masters: Learning and Development
Project Management Professional
Certification, Six Sigma
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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
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