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Senior Manager, Business Continuity Planning

Walmart

Walmart

Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Looking for a new role in Business Continuity and Resiliency Planning, then continue reading to see if this position grabs your interest. The Senior Manager, Business Continuity will oversee and drive resilience efforts on a global level for Walmart Inc.

As a member of the Enterprise Resilience Planning team, you will manage a portfolio of business segments, lead new program implementations, perform maintenance activities (BIA's, plan development and updates, resilience risk management, exercise design and facilitation, training & awareness) and occasionally participate in crisis management response and recovery activities during emergency activations.

What you'll bring:

  • You build strong relationships with cross-functional partners and senior leaders

  • You understand complex business continuity processes and deliver actionable solutions

  • You have experience implementing and maintaining global business continuity programs

  • You have experience managing resilience risks and escalating critical risks to senior leadership

  • You have a professional understanding of BIA's, strategy development and exercise design

  • You are self-starter and comfortable with critical decision making in uncertain situations

  • You have knowledge of planning technology tools

  • You are an effective and clear communicator at all levels of an organization

What you'll do:

  • Being a trusted advisor: Develop Strong and Trusting Relationships - as a resilience business partner working across the organization to solve issues, address pain points and implement resilience strategies which increase overall resilience of the organization. Deliver resilience insights and risks to leadership at all levels.

  • Overseeing Business Performance: Lead annual and quarterly business planning and performance engagements for assigned business units. Conduct deep dive analysis on issues effecting resilience compliance, maturity metrics, and implement corrective actions.

  • Producing Compelling Presentations and Training: Develop and deliver clear, cohesive, and skillful communication regarding crisis management and business continuity.

  • Working Cross-Functionally: Collaborate with Executive Sponsors, Program Coordinators, IT Disaster Recovery and Emergency Management partners to deliver best-in-class resiliency solutions.

  • Working Autonomously & Self-Starter: You will be responsible for management of the above and action with limited manager oversight

  • Flexibility and Adaptability – Knowledge of successful approaches, tools, and techniques for dealing with changes and adapting to a changing environment; ability to adapt as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management, Social Sciences, Government, Communications, Risk Management, Business Administration or related field or 4 years' experience in emergency management or related field.

  • 3 years' experience implementing and maintaining a business continuity program, training, or exercise programs.

  • Knowledge of best practices in the field of business continuity and recovery, as well as experience with software tools for business continuity planning

  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal and indirect influencing skills, with a demonstrated ability to gain the confidence of stakeholders at various organizational levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in supply-chain or retail business continuity

  • Certification as Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP), Certificate of the Business Continuity Institute (CBCI), Associate Member, Business Continuity Institute (AMBCI), Member, Business Continuity Institute (MBCI), Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) or Certified Project Management Professional

  • Bilingual

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.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you'll quickly find we're a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world's most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you'll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.careers.walmart.com

As a member of the Enterprise Resilience Planning team, you will be the Resilience Business Partner for a specific portfolio of business units by managing and leading business continuity program implementations for newly identified business areas, performing business continuity program maintenance activities (business impact analysis, strategy development, exercise design and facilitation, training events, risk management and mitigation), communicating, presenting, and obtaining buy-in from portfolio executive leadership, and participating in incident management response and recovery activities for large-scale events.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in emergency management, social sciences, government, communications, business, or related area and 3 years' experience in emergency/disaster management, business resiliency, emergency procedure protocols, specialized crisis planning or related area. Option 2: 5 years' experience in emergency management or related area.
3 years' experience implementing and maintaining business continuity, training, or exercise programs.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Experience in supply-chain or retail business continuity work.

Certification as Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP), Certificate of the Business Continuity Institute (CBCI), Associate Member, Business Continuity Institute (AMBCI), Member, Business Continuity Institute (MBCI), Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) or Certified Project Management Professional.

Bilingual.

Primary Location...
702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $80,000.00-$155,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in emergency management, social sciences, government, communications, business, or related area and 4 years’ experience in emergency/disaster management, business resiliency, emergency procedure protocols, specialized crisis planning or related area. Option 2: 6 years’ experience in emergency management or related area.
4 years’ experience implementing and maintaining business continuity, training, or exercise programs.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Certified Business Continuity Professional, Certified Emergency Manager, Certified Project Management Professional, Coding and Back End Information Technology skills, Implementing and maintaining a BC planning technology, Master Business Continuity Professional

Primary Location...

702 Sw 8Th St, Bentonville, AR 72716, United States of America