Senior Director I, Specialty Compliance And Ethics – Supplier Food Safety

June 26, 2019
Bentonville, AR
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Position Summary... 

Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning. Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent. Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy. Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas. 

What you'll do... 
Oversees the process of responding to compliance and ethics questions and monitors state and federal laws and regulations by directing research on laws, regulations, policies, and procedures ; drafting and updating policies and standard operating procedures with input from leadership ; collaborating with senior management to communicate information to field associates; monitoring compliance and ethics questions for potential gaps; and recommending and developing strategies for identified compliance and ethics gaps.

Oversees the development of the strategy for new or changing regulatory requirements by leading the research and analysis of applicable laws and regulations ; participating in trade committees and webinars to stay up-to-date on changes to the business ; determining the impact of regulatory changes to the business; developing strategies to address regulatory changes; developing processes to comply with changing regulatory requirements; establishing training programs for stakeholders ; and collaborating with stakeholders to drive implementation of new programs.

Develops vision and strategy for the development of policies, procedures, and projects for area of focus by benchmarking industry best practices; aligning compliance programs with the business strategy ; directing development of processes, procedures, and technological solutions to better manage risk within area of focus; directing and evaluating the gap analysis of new regulations and the development of plans to ensure compliance; evaluating and reporting on key performance metrics for compliance programs for area of focus; and assessing and directing the cross-functional development of policies for multiple programs across the enterprise to ensure organizational alignment.

Communicates corporate positions on various overarching issues by reconciling research into a refined message for review; formalizing statements in response to issues and concerns; and presenting impact statements to leadership.

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, or related field and 5 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area OR 7 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area. 4 years’ supervisory experience. 5 years’ experience using intermediate functionality of Microsoft Office.Preferred Qualifications... 
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. 
CommunicationsDoctorate: Law, Masters: Business AdministrationProject Management - Project Management Professional - Certification

Company Description

Fifty years ago, Sam Walton started a single mom-and-pop shop and transformed it into the world’s biggest retailer. Since those founding days, one thing has remained consistent: our commitment to helping our customers save money so they can live better. Today, we’re reinventing the shopping experience and our associates are at the heart of it. When you join our Walmart family of brands (Sam's Club,, Hayneedle, Modcloth, Moosejaw and many more!), you’ll play a crucial role in shaping the future of retail, improving millions of lives around the world.

This is that place where your passions meet purpose. Join our family and build a career you’re proud of.

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