Director of Exterior Services is responsible for the development and execution of a large-scale strategy for the exterior services department. This includes overseeing Vendor performance and KPIs, negotiating services and dictating Scopes of Work and Service Level Agreements, managing a large team of Home office associates as well as providing guidance to our Field Team to ensure that all 4,600 locations are in compliance with expected standards. As Walmart continues to innovate the Facility Services division this team will be critical to bringing innovation and advancements in this space to take our facilities to the next level.
What you’ll do…
Manages and ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local, regulations, codes and/or guidelines by reviewing new and existing laws, regulations, codes, and guidelines; and conducting inspections with regards to Landscaping, Irrigation, and other exterior services.
Oversees financial sustainability and cost optimization for stores by developing, presenting, approving, and managing budgets up to authorization spend for capital and operational expenses; prioritizing spend in collaboration with operations; approving and negotiating contracts, proposals, invoices, and expenses; determining and proposing people resource requirements based on workload, cost, and company growth; analyzing vendor cost discrepancies and fraud; and assisting in preparing reports to summarize information for business analysis and decision making.
Manages vendor performance by optimizing vendor base; building working relationships with vendors; creating vendor key performance indicators and quality standards; analyzing and reporting on vendor performance and quality; and ensuring vendor compliance with service level agreements and regulatory compliance.
Leads efforts to develop and maintain systems, processes, and policies for enhancing facilities by reviewing and analyzing existing programs and processes ; identifying opportunities for improvement; researching and identifying industry standards and best practices; developing change solutions for systems, policies, or processes ; influencing key internal and external stakeholders to accept changes; and collaborating with other home office teams to implement changes.
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.
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.
Benefits & Perks:
Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.