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Senior Director, Real Estate - Facility Services Southeast BU



Sales & Business Development
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Walmart Facility Services team is made up of over 5,000 associates and countless contractors striving to build a world class maintenance program through the development and execution of a data driven asset management strategy. This team is responsible for optimizing the total cost of ownership and uptime for all of Walmart’s physical assets and properties including 5000+ stores, clubs, distribution centers, and fulfillment centers. Walmart’s Facility Services team is growing its responsibility and footprint to achieve its vision of becoming the world’s most reliable and sustainable facility services platform in an effort to better serve Walmart’s customers, members, associates, and the communities in which we operate.

This role is responsible for the execution of the asset management and maintenance strategy across 1000+ locations in a defined geographic area. More specifically, this role is responsible for leading 1000+ internal maintenance technicians, maintenance managers, regional maintenance managers, and maintenance directors through the execution of reactive, proactive, condition based monitoring, and predictive maintenance across all physical assets owned, leased, or maintained by Walmart. This includes P&L management, customer relationship management, asset lifecycle management, and people leadership aiming to achieve the goals of the Walmart Facility Services team and Realty department.

You'll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You have a minimum of 10+ years of experience leading a national multi-facility maintenance and facilities project team.

  • You have a proven track record of building successful national multi-facility maintenance programs.

  • You are experienced in leading large/dispersed teams of internal associates (1000+) and maintenance contractors/providers.

  • You have in depth knowledge and proven experience in maintenance contract management and negotiation.

  • You are an experienced change management director moving maintenance programs from reactive to reliability centered.

  • You are data driven, detail oriented, and have the ability to identify opportunities and build business cases through data trend analysis whereby following through with the creation of positive change and measuring outcomes to prove success or failure.

  • You’re able to drive the execution of multiple complex projects by identifying customer and operational needs, developing and communicating business plans and priorities, removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance, measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly, and demonstrating adaptability and continuous improvement.

  • You can lead through influence and are comfortable developing relationships across multiple platforms.

  • You’re comfortable in a dynamic, team-based work environment, and are self-motivated to exceed expectations.

Job Description:

Oversees financial sustainability for the department by reviewing and presenting budgets and budget requests for the department; evaluating expenditures, operations, and records maintenance; overseeing budgetary control; authorizing capital expenditures; negotiating with, collaborating with, and educating multiple support groups about business strategies and objectives; and securing resources and management support for operations.

Oversees and monitors the cost of construction by approving change orders; guiding the negotiation of labor rates with contractors; strategizing around the inclusion of change order procedures and instructions in construction contracts; making recommendations for revisions to construction contracts based on clarity, consistency, and best practices; ensuring estimation support in negotiations with general contractors; justifying estimator's evaluation of change orders; making recommendations for claim mitigation or cost avoidance on changes in scope-of-work; and recommending project design and methods to avoid risk of future claims.

Oversees deal negotiations and due diligence from site selection through the construction process by reaching agreements on deal terms; presenting and guiding team at various internal meetings, including closings, re-approvals, and operations meetings; and developing conceptual site plans and layouts.

Drives compliance strategies by developing strategic plans; developing strategies for negotiations with all stakeholders to minimize financial and reputational corporate risks; influencing relationships with federal and state governmental agencies to ensure fluid working conditions; recommending and developing strategy for remedies to identified gaps or opportunities; and maintaining strategic relationships with regulatory officials, industry trade associations, competitors, and other third parties for collaboration on issue resolution.

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.

Live our Values

Culture Champion
• Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.

Servant Leadership
• Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.

Embrace Change

Curiosity & Courage
• Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.

Digital Transformation & Change
• Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working.

Deliver for the Customer

Customer Focus
• Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.

Strategic Thinking
• Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team’s strategy.

Focus on our Associates

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs.

Collaboration & Influence
• Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.

Talent Management
• Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others’ contributions and accomplishments.

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.

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 $130,000.00-$260,000.00

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.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field and 7 years’ experience in
architecture, construction management, engineering, or related area OR 9 years’ experience in architecture, construction management,
engineering, 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.

Managing budgets, Managing profit and loss reporting, Project Management Masters: Business Administration Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification

Primary Location...

2608 Se J St, Bentonville, AR 72712, United States of America