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Director, Technology Operations - Data Literacy & Culture

Walmart

Walmart

IT, People & HR, Operations
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Join Walmart as Director, Technology Operations – Data Literacy & Culture and your work could help over 240 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.

Walmart is a leading organization committed to leveraging data and analytics to drive informed decision-making and innovation. We are seeking a passionate and experienced Director of Data Literacy and Culture to join our team and champion data-driven transformation across the organization.

The Enterprise Data Strategy team is at the forefront of shaping our organization's data-driven future. The Director of Data Literacy and Culture will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to enhance data literacy and foster a data-driven culture. This role involves working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to ensure that associates at all levels have the knowledge, skills, and mindset to effectively use data in their daily work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the strategic vision and roadmap. Collaborate with senior leaders to align data literacy initiatives with the overall business goals.

  • Develop and Execute Data Literacy Programs. Design and implement comprehensive data literacy programs tailored to different roles and departments. Create training materials, workshops, and e-learning modules to enhance data skills across the organization.

  • Promote a Data-Driven Culture. Advocate for the use of data in decision-making processes at all levels of the organization. Foster a culture of curiosity, continuous learning, and data-driven experimentation.

  • Collaborate with Stakeholders. Partner with business unit leads, People, Global Tech, Digital Governance leaders, to identify data literacy needs and develop targeted initiatives. Work with the analytics teams to ensure data tools and resources are user-friendly and accessible.

  • Measure and Monitor Progress. Establish metrics to assess the effectiveness of data literacy programs and cultural initiatives. Regularly report on progress and adjust strategies based on feedback and outcomes.

  • Champion Data Excellence. Promote awareness of data policies & standards, data privacy, and ethical considerations in data usage. Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.

  • Lead and Mentor. Build and lead a team of data literacy trainers and advocates. Provide mentorship and support to team members and data champions across the organization.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, Education, Business, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.

  • 8+ years of experience in data-related roles, with a focus on data literacy, training, or data governance.

  • Strong understanding of adult education theory with the ability to translate technical content into education that can be understood and applied by target audience.

  • Strong understanding of data analytics, data visualization, and data management practices.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to non-technical audiences.

  • Proven ability to influence and drive cultural change within an organization.

  • Experience in designing and delivering training programs and workshops.

  • Passion for fostering a data-driven culture and promoting continuous learning.

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 $110,000.00-$220,000.00

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 computer science, management information systems, industrial engineering, engineering management, business,information systems, project/program management, information technology, finance, management, or related area and 6 years’ experience inproject management, program management, program operations, or related area.Option 2: 8 years’ experience in project management, program management, program operations, or related area.
3 years’ supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Master’s degree in computer science, management information systems, industrial engineering, engineering management, business, information systems, project/program management, information technology, finance, management, or related area and 5 years' experience in project management, program management, program operations, or related area., We value candidates with a background in creating inclusive digital experiences, demonstrating knowledge in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 AA standards, assistive technologies, and integrating digital accessibility seamlessly. The ideal candidate would have knowledge of accessibility best practices and join us as we continue to create accessible products and services following Walmart’s accessibility standards and guidelines for supporting an inclusive culture.

Primary Location...

601 N Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72716, United States of America