Global Public Policy Leader – Corporate Affairs

23 Mar, 2020


Global Public Policy Leader – Corporate Affairs

Bentonville, AR

What you’ll do

Global and Company Role Serve as Walmart public policy thought leader, inside Walmart and throughout the US and around the world, engaging government officials, bodies and influential policy-shaping organizations and platforms to shape and drive Walmart’s public policy agenda.  Help design and implement efforts to influence the broader public policy direction of the U.S. Government in its bilateral and multilateral engagements, particularly in priority international markets.   Lead the public policy team and help coordinate, within Walmart, externally and on behalf of the global public policy & government affairs team, policy, strategy and execution to improve Walmart’s license to operate in all its markets, by aligning with the business to create opportunities for growth; leading change and managing risk in the global public policy arena; and protecting and enhancing Walmart’s reputation. This will put a premium on working collaboratively with business units, corporate affairs and all corporate functions to develop, align and help lead execution of policy agenda. Lead and support internal Walmart policy coordinating councils, Walmart Policy Lab activities and the Bentonville Conference on American Life. Develop and maintain relationships with business leaders throughout the company, serving as counselor to the business and facilitating the development of key relationships between executives and key public policy decision makers and influencers. Help lead the development and strengthening of Walmart’s global network of policy stakeholders. Policy Team Leadership Build on and grow an ethos of trust, respect and constant learning within the team. Attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged team by identifying capability needs and gaps and by recruiting, developing and leveraging talent. Cultivate an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices globally. Build and lead within the broader Walmart corporate affairs team public policy engagement capability – partnering and collaborating with corporate affairs colleagues (public affairs and state & local government relations, federal government affairs, international government affairs,, global responsibility, global communications). Minimum Qualifications…Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Preferred Qualifications…Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

About Walmart

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 sustainability—and 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 industries—all 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?
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Job posted: 2020-03-23