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(USA) Senior Manager, Architecture



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Manages the development of facility shells by identifying and utilizing information about store and community needs; evaluating the results of cost-benefit analyses ; ensuring alignment with company strategy and objectives; collaborating, communicating, and coordinating with internal and external business areas; locating facility elements ; preparing block plans to evaluate multiple store layout options; and formulating grocery and general merchandise space.

Manages the development of solutions to store shell issues by analyzing and interpreting civil drawings; collaborating and communicating with other business areas ; and directing the creation of options for site restrictive stores.

Implements store shell plans by evaluating plans; communicating and coordinating with internal and external business areas regarding plan changes; incorporating changes into plans; and conducting correction of error process with stores.

Manages the design of prototype adaptation for new and existing store projects by overseeing the creation of conceptual designs; collaborating with project team in real estate, merchandising, store layout, operations, finance, and external consultants to establish project scope, budget and schedule; directing consultants on the adaptation of prototypical designs to conform to site or jurisdictional requirements; and resolving and communicating deviations from prototype to project team and leadership.

Manages the safety, security, and integrity of all stores and new store projects, special projects, and remodel projects by managing the adaptation, implementation, and communication of new store, special project, and remodel design guidelines and ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local building codes, as well as applicable corporate compliance, food safety, and asset management requirements; supporting processes for the selection, review, and evaluation of qualified and reputable consultants; and using knowledge of best practices and codes to challenge design elements and mitigate risk to the company.

Manages the external architectural and engineering consultant base by supporting internal vetting and evaluation processes; contributing to consultant score-carding ; making consultant assignments in collaboration with leadership in the design and project management teams; and providing guidance to consultants who are out of compliance with respect to quality or fees.

Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance; accordingly, developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.

Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.

Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

Additional Role Details -

  • Works closely with the Project Management team, Proto team and Architects to implement Walmart Branded stores while also meeting local jurisdictional requirements.
  • Supports Designs for the Project Management team to develop and lead multiple Retail/Commercial Development projects by anticipating and understanding current process and value gaps
  • Utilize multiple methodologies to leverage data in order to inform business decisions ensuring data accuracy and credibility; managing efforts to support sustainable best practices and complex, organization-wide projects
  • Works with local and state jurisdictions and has a comprehension in entitlement and permit review and approvals
  • Manages current and forecasted projects by developing, prioritizing, and coordinating project designs to meet milestone dates
  • Influences change processes by making data driven recommendations to support multiple projects
  • You will work with Architects and Engineers to create plans that are resourceful and accurate to deliver project intent on time and on budget
  • Someone with a degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, or holds a Project Management certification would thrive in this role
  • Provides supervision to external consultants

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You have a growth mindset and believe in constant improvement for yourself and your business
  • You are a self-starter, resourceful and able to work effectively with little direction
  • You are a problem solver, proactive, and able to break down barriers
  • You have a startup mentality: scrappy, creative, able to work with ambiguity, and constantly iterating to be best-in-class
  • You are great at prioritizing and coordinating action plans with cross-functional teams, but also comfortable with shifting priorities
  • You have strong analytical and deductive reasoning skills coupled with strong communication skills to disseminate information clearly to all audiences of all backgrounds
  • You have proven strengths in managing stakeholders and conflicting priorities.

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 $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.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Architecture, or a related field and 3 years’ experience in retail store design, or a related area OR 5 years’ experience in retail store design, or a related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Project Management, Retail Industry, Supervising Associates Architectural Services - CADD - Certification

Primary Location...

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