(USA) Senior Manager I, Benefits - People (Emotional Well-Being Programs)

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the job

Walmart is seeking Senior Manager I, Benefits - Human Resources who has a strong knowledge base in the Benefits and Wellbeing space. The Senior Manager I, Benefits - Human Resources will need to be a strategic thinker with a keen ability to influence. This role will be tasked with creating, managing and evolving physical & emotional wellbeing programs within the Benefits and Wellbeing group. The ideal candidate will need to possess the ability to drive initiatives focused on physical health and empathize with the stressors of life, work, and the environment and accordingly address the needs of diverse groups.

You’ll make an impact by:
  • Serving as the corporate benefits subject matter expert by analyzing a wide variety of benefits programs; researching and analyzing industry and legislative trends, best practices, current plan usage, labor segments, associate needs and extra competitiveness by segment.
  • Leading large-scale roll-outs of new programs and policies affecting associates by identifying market needs; assisting in the development of benefits and remuneration plans, programs, and policies; preparing estimates of resource requirements; leveraging cross-functional teams; coordinating across numerous functions and business units; identifying and mitigating potential compliance issues; managing multiple timelines; defining and communicating expectations for quality outcomes and process standards; identifying trends and tracking progress; investigating and adopting best practices; and providing status reports and updates to senior leadership.
  • Assisting senior leadership in developing government and public affairs strategies by analyzing and understanding pending and proposed legislation related to benefits; advising senior leadership of the impact legislation will have on both the company and associates; managing specific deliverables and reports associated with benefits-related legislative activities; and producing reports for divisional and corporate leadership.


You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
  • Manage external provider relations by developing requests for proposals; recommending and executing screening and selection process; negotiating terms and conditions of contracts under the guidance of senior leadership; setting standards for acceptable outcomes; monitoring and identifying performance issues; recommending and executing solutions to performance issues; and establishing and reinforcing desired behaviors and service expectations to ensure accurate administration and compliance with applicable laws.
  • Create processes and policies to maintain and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations by monitoring and responding to new and emerging benefits legislation; presenting proposed programs to seek approval from senior leadership; preparing and maintaining required documents; executing corporate reporting including annual shareholder disclosure; and assisting in educating cross-functional teams and internal divisions regarding issues and implications to ensure compliance.
  • Drive 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.
  • Provide 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.
  • Promote 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.
  • Ensure 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.


Minimum Qualifications...

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

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Healthcare Administration, or related field and 2 years’ experience in benefits management, benefits administration, healthcare regulatory compliance, or relevant area OR 4 years’ experience in benefits management, benefits administration, healthcare regulatory compliance, or relevant area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Benefits, Managing Health and Wellness Operations, Microsoft Office, Supervising Associates

Human Resources - Professional HR (PHR) CERTIFICATION - Certification

Primary Location...

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

Bentonville, AR, United States

8261_R-628445