Director, Process Improvement

at Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Duties: Designs, implements, and leads global projects to ensure compliance across various compliance areas (for example, Anti-Corruption, Environmental, Monitoring) by developing strategies to provide market specific procedures, processes, and controls around compliance; overseeing the development of program-performance metrics to track compliance improvements and opportunities across the globe; and presenting information to executives, compliance officers, and subject-matter experts to further refine and execute compliance strategies. Communicates with international markets to ensure understanding of compliance laws by conducting discussions with market teams to understand accountability and training needs; overseeing the development of training on continuous improvement efforts based on market specific compliance gaps; and evaluating the effectiveness of training. Drives support activities, policies, governance, and training for team members and business partners by ensuring team members are provided technical guidance on continuous improvement review and mitigation strategies; analyzing and interpreting compliance regulations and providing guidance on emerging issues and trends; and identifying and communicating how the policy, procedures, and controls are applied. Identifies, measures, and obtains buy-in from executives (for example, country Presidents, General Counsels, Chief Financial Officers) to execute program objectives by preparing presentations for senior management and the Board of Directors representatives to communicate compliance risks; identifying items for inclusion in communications utilizing monitoring results; measuring mitigation plan progress for risks reports to the Board of Directors; anticipating questions from the Board of Directors and executive leadership; communicating monitoring and mitigation progress to executive leadership; and coordinating the timing and communication of reporting.


Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in Business, Accounting, or related field plus 6 years of experience in finance or related experience; OR 8 years of experience in finance or related experience.


Skills required: Must have experience with: Global Sourcing, Global Logistics, Supply Chain, Big Data, SQL, Teradata, Hadoop, Machine Learning (ML), R Open Source Package, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Warehousing, Process Improvement, SPSS, SAS, R Machine Learning algorithms, leading large-scale data science projects, product development and deployment, SaaS, & Six Sigma Certification. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills. The Director, Process Improvement will supervise 2 employees: 1 – Senior Manager & 1 – Manager II.

To apply for this position:  Send your resume to and reference the following Job ID number: R-531021

Job Details


Wal-Mart Associates, Inc.


702 SW 8TH, Mail Stop 0195
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716
United States

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Job Order: 2875185

Posted On: Mar 31, 2021

Updated On: May 01, 2021