manager - isd release management store number expansion

<b>job description:</b><br /><br /><br /><span><label><b>job title:</b></label></span><span >manager - isd release management store number expansion</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>company summary:</b> <br></label></span><span >wal-mart stores, inc. (nyse: wmt) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. with fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, wal-mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>city: </b></label></span><span >bentonville</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>state: </b></label></span><span >ar</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>employment type: </b></label></span><span >full time</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>hourly/salary: </b></label></span><span >salary</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>position description:</b> <br></label></span><span >this position is a manager position for the release management store number expansion. this team has responsibility to provide release management activities and support on rollouts in the store number expansion area. <br><br>ensures application and infrastructure architectural solutions are stable, secure, and compliant with company standards and practices by requiring that project implementation follows the software development methodology; identifying and communicating appropriate criteria to associates; reviewing solutions; and verifying that solutions support company business operations.<br><br>participates in efforts to develop departmental strategies by identifying current and future trends; and communicating to senior management how new strategies support company business and/or technology objectives.<br>develops and manages budget in area of responsibility by estimating future resource needs (for example, hardware, software, system growth, new programs, staff); addressing over- and under-allocations; and considering financial resources when making decisions.<br><br>builds and maintains customer relationships by meeting frequently with customers to ensure agreement regarding strategy, goals, and objectives; fielding customer requests and inquiries; serving as a point of contact for customers; and setting priorities based on customer expectations.<br><br>strengthens department leadership by participating in department and corporate meetings; and working with other managers to ensure consistency in quality, training, and overall management of the department.<br><br>ensures that issues impacting production are escalated and resolved by driving issues to root cause; developing action plans to resolve issues; determining business impact; keeping management and customers informed; and carrying a support pager or other communication device as needed.<br><br>manages contractor and supplier process by determining competency prior to contracting; approving invoices; and confirming that work meets agreed-to terms and conditions.<br><br>develops team members by evaluating the performance of associates; mentoring associates; coaching for success and/or improvement; engaging associates in career development activities (for example, individual development plan (idp)); setting expectations for job performance; and ensuring team members receive appropriate training.<br><br>drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects for information systems division (isd) management 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.<br><br>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.<br><br>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.<br><br>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.</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>minimum qualifications:</b><br></label></span><span >1 year of walmart business experience with advanced knowledge of ms word, excel, powerpoint, and intermediate knowledge of ms access, retail link. models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity. bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.</span><br /><span ><label><br><b>req id: </b></label></span><span >48641br</span><br /> <br /><br /> <br /><br /><b><a target="_blank" href="" id="$job_id$" name="$job_title$" onclick="return trackclick(,;"><img name="img01" src="/images/buttons/apply.jpg" border="0"></a></b> <img src=";sz=1x1;ord=48641br" border=0 width=1 height=1 alt="">