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Walgreens

Sr. Project Manager, Business Transformation Office- Hybrid (914515BR)

Retail

All

Yearly

No

Deerfield, Illinois, United States

Job Summary

Provides dedicated support for transformation programs by facilitating business case and timeline development, managing progress to milestones, and refining benefits assumptions as necessary. Partners with business teams to actively manage leading indicators - challenging assumptions and proactively highlighting impact on customers and organization. Responsible for programs that are cross-functional, cross-divisional, and are of significant magnitude and important to the implementation of corporate business strategies and achievement of company objectives. Program work has a significant impact on the organization. Budget responsibilities are based on program requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads, organizes, directs, manages and controls inter-related program activities for transformation programs with major cross-functional impact and benefits.
  • Sets program management routines, creates, monitors, and updates program plan. Helps establish work plan and assists with the staffing for projects.
  • Analyzes and shares program-specific insights and recommendations to achieve operational effectiveness and expected benefits capture. Assesses and measures ongoing impact and evaluates changes to key assumptions / planned impact.
  • Ensures programs are completed according to time and budget schedules, and that objectives conform to division overall standards and operations objectives and project requirements.
  • Executes key hypothesis, conducts interviews, gathers data, defines and implements required analyses, identifies issues and problems and recommends approach to address them.
  • Assists with resolution of project conflicts. Engages with senior management when necessary.
  • Works with program team to identify complexities and resolve risks and issues.
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with various audiences, including executive management.
  • Develops business design and solution requirements and subsequently helps with their prioritization by working with business partners.
  • Effectively monitors, measures, and communicates program / project status to senior stakeholders and executives. Develops and maintains documentation for cross-functional, initiative efforts.
  • Contributes to or guides the development of project work plans by estimating work effort for requirements analysis activity and reporting clear and accurate work status.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience in one or more of the following functions: strategy, project management, or process improvement OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience in one or more of the following functions: strategy, project management, or process improvement.
  • Experience applying / 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 collaborating cross-functionally in a matrix structure and influencing stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in diagnosing, isolating, designing, resolving, and documenting complex issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Project experience aligned to one or more of the following industries: Retail, Healthcare, Insurance, Pharmacy, CPG.
  • Project experience aligning two or more of the following support functions: IT, Finance, HR, Procurement; Merchandising, Supply Chain, Marketing, E-Commerce, Accounting, Tax.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in effectively managing change and applying critical thinking to identify creative solutions.
  • Experience presenting and reporting on project plans and cost benefit analyses to appropriate stakeholders, executives and senior management.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite.
  • At least 1 year of experience of direct leadership and/or cross functional team leadership.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA/Master’s degree.
  • Experience in management consulting industry.
  • Experience driving resolution of project conflicts within a team.
  • Experience persuading or convincing others to support an idea, agenda, or direction.
  • Acquired PMP or CAPM Certification.
  • Experience with PPM tools: e.g. Microsoft PPM, Clarity, other.
  • Proficient with MS Project.