9 days old
2018-08-072018-09-06

Senior Analyst, Retail M&A Integration

Walgreens
Deerfield, IL
Job Summary

Responsible for implementing customized integration plans, using integration expertise and deal-specific intelligence, to support all file buy transactions. Provides integration support for large and complex Corporate acquisitions having a pharmacy component. Manages cross-functional patient & prescription retention initiatives to increase the value of our acquisitions. Manages communication and efforts among cross-functional departments and local Operations, as well as external data and print vendors, to effectively integrate all acquisitions in a manner that allows the Company to meet/exceed expected returns.

Job Responsibilities
  • Manages file by integrations, retention, legal and budget/performance requirements, under the direction of the Manager, from inception to completion and for 60-days post implementation, including monitoring and identifying key tasks and issues and being responsible for resolution; supports Retail and HSRx Operate transactions.
  • Participates in the due diligence process representing Integration requirements for significant File Buy transactions, works closely with Due Diligence team throughout the evaluation process, and utilizes the Due Diligence findings to create a customized integration plan that optimizes value by addressing all significant opportunities identified through the due diligence process. Develops and implements solutions for handling of non-standard business and other unique challenges to ensure that the Company's value is maximized.
  • Instructs and ensures success of a cross-functional team to support file buy acquisitions and ensures requirements are completed on time and within budget by all teams; uses in-depth knowledge of areas including but not limited to Store IT hardware and applications, telephony, licensing, provider enrollment (Medicare/Medicaid billing requirements), managed care sales, HR, operations, small business accounts, HIPAA/Compliance/Government regulations, inventory, etc. to effectively bring the appropriate internal and external resources together as part of this team.
  • Implements new retention programs to help drive value, and under the direction of Retail M&A leaders, creates customized integration plans that are supported by the due diligence findings and operational complexities of each specific transaction.
  • Serves as the consultative subject-matter expert offering direct solutions to key supporting functional teams.
  • Serves as primary liaison between the Seller, Retail Acquisitions Deal Team, File Operations, all Corporate functional teams, and all 3rd party vendors for File Buy Acquisitions to ensure that key information is shared as required and all teams work cooperatively to support an effective integration.
  • Provides support to maximize the relationship with all external companies that support our integration efforts, such as our data converter and creative vendor. Works to optimize and control their process in the most cost efficient manner possible.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of all operating divisions of Company in order to incorporate pertinent information into the management of these acquisitions and to assist in the impact assessment of current industry events.


Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year of project management AND/OR business analysis experience OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of project management AND/OR business analysis experience.
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician with at least 2 years retail experience.
  • At least 1 year of M&A experience.
  • Experience collaborating with internal and external resources to develop strategies that meet department goals within budget and established timelines.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
  • Willing to travel up to 20% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician with at least 3 years retail experience.
  • At least 2 years of M&A experience.

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