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Senior Project Manager, Business Transformation

Deerfield, IL
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Senior Project Manager, Business Transformation at WALGREENS

Senior Project Manager, Business Transformation

Job ID 30540BR Location 104 WILMOT RD , DEERFIELD, IL
Job Summary
Manages medium to large projects or single projects of great complexity. Projects may involve participation from and have impact on multiple functions within or across divisions and have a substantial impact on the corporation/division. Budget responsibilities are based on project requirements.

Job Responsibilities
  • Manages medium to large projects or single projects of great complexity.
  • Establishes and monitors project requirements. Provides ongoing management of project from inception to completion.
  • Manages a project plan that involves a mid-size number (15 to 20) of team members.
  • Ensures projects are completed according to time and budget schedules, and that objectives conform to division/dept's overall standards and operations objectives and user requirements.
  • Defines problems/needs and solutions involving substantial latitude (judgment/decision making skills) in course of action.
  • Organizes project teams by identifying areas of needed expertise and required skills. Directs the activities of project teams to ensure quality and timeliness of project completion.
  • Contributes to performance management of a matrixed team.
  • Prepares standard and ad hoc management reports and presentations for assigned projects.
  • Drives resolution of project conflicts. Engages with senior management when necessary.
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with various audiences, including executive management.

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 2 years of project management experience OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of project management experience.
  • Experience ing/executing project management methodologies and practices including developing a project plan, charter, scope, project management approach and management plans, such as the statement of work, cost estimates, schedule, etc.
  • Experience presenting and reporting on project plans to appropriate stakeholders, executives and senior management.
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams and indirectly managing teams across business units.
  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at various levels of the organization, such as peers, internal/external stakeholders, business partners, senior level managers, executives.
  • Experience utilizing project management software and other standard project management scheduling tools, such as MS Project and Planview, etc.
  • 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: ing 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).
  • At least 1 year of experience of cross functional team leadership.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified in Project Management (PMP) as granted by PMI.
  • Experience negotiating with outside vendors, including negotiating contracts, prices, resolving service issues and reconciling differences.
  • Experience driving resolution of project conflicts within a team.
  • Knowledge of business practices as related to project specialty area, such as IT, HR, eCommerce, etc.
  • Knowledge of project management financials.
  • Experience working with strategic planning initiatives.
  • Portfolio Management experience.
  • Demand Management experience.


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