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Senior Director, Sustainable Products - Food and Agriculture


Conway, AR 72034
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1026670BRReq ID:1026670BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Senior Director, Sustainable Products - Food and AgricultureEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:CONWAYState:ARPosition Description:Oversees and drives the development of innovative, industry-defining, global strategic initiatives in sustainable food and agriculture. Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals. Ensures the integration of sustainability initiatives into cross-functional business teams (for example, Walmart U.S. Merchandising and sourcing, International, Sam's Club) business plans, objectives, and overall business strategy. Oversees the implementation of Walmart's sustainability initiatives across functions and global markets. Serves as corporate spokesperson for strategic initiatives within sustainable food systems and is seen as an industry thought leader. Leads a team of three managers and works effectively across the organization at all levels to achieve Walmart's sustainability goals and drive shared value outcomes. Develop metrics and processes to ensure that Walmart is on track to achieve sustainability goals in food and agriculture including advancing progress in animal welfare, food reformulation, sustainable sourcing of key commodities, sustainable agriculture pillar in Project Gigaton and deforestation.Minimum Qualifications:

+ Bachelor s degree in Business Administration, Environmental Science, Social Science, Communications, or related field and 6 years experience managing cross-functional projects for governmental or non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, or corporations OR 10 years experience managing cross-functional projects for governmental or non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, or corporations.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:2 years experience managing strategic initiatives (e.g. environmental sustainability, social sustainability, women's economic empowerment, etc). 3 years experience developing and managing project budgets for governmental or non-governmental organizations, consulting firms, or corporations.3 years experience managing project teams in a matrix environment, 3 years sourcing and procurement experienceCategory:Corporate Affairs and Communications Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartDivision Summary:At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainabilityand everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industriesall while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?Requisition Template:Home Office
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