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Associate Project Manager - Operations Improvement & Transformation

Address: 108 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-05145-01108-2

Job ID 1409262BR
Job Summary:

Performs advanced and diversified administrative duties, for the head (VP or Director) of an organization unit. Handles confidential matters and performs support functions which require a broad and comprehensive knowledge of Company policy and procedures. Manages a project work stream, project
plan and/or small projects. May contribute and/or provide support to larger projects. Tracks progress/activities of team and work products/deliverables utilizing project management software and other standard tools. Budget responsibilities are based on project requirements. Structures and organizes activities of the executive to facilitate the efficient operation of the department. Maintains excellent relationships with others.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manages work streams of small projects, and coordinates/manages certain aspects of largerprojects in coordination. Acts as an indirect lead to small teams and may perform as track team lead for intermediate projects.
  • Assists in managing project integration, scope, timeline, and communicates the status, risks andissues associated with each to the correct level(s) of the organization to ensure that the projects’ outcomes are achieved as defined. Ensures established budget is adhered to projectrequirements.
  • Conducts risk monitoring and controls during the project’s duration to ensure ability to achieveexpected outcome. Prepares, monitors and updates project information, files, documentation,reports, and related work throughout the project lifecycle, including but not limited to project plan,project charter, scope and project schedules. Obtains appropriate level of approval for eachproject document and/or sub teams assigned to ensure appropriate understanding of expectations among all involved organizational levels.
  • Collaborates with members of Walgreens Retail Leadership team on regular reporting for thedepartment for various internal and external audiences
  • Ensures assigned duties and responsibilities/project results are completed with quality and aretimely and accurate in nature in order to meet project leadership expectations.
  • Tracks progress/activities of team and work products/deliverables utilizing project managementsoftware and other standard tools.
  • Communicates project status to team and business owners throughout the duration of theassignment and post implementation to make certain all impacted stakeholders have anunderstanding of risks, issues and activities related to the project.
  • May provide support for procurement and management of vendors and consultants, includingpayments.
  • Schedules, prioritizes, and follows up on meetings and appointments. Maintains calendar andissues reminders and monitors appointments to assure the office operates efficiently.
  • Processes expense reports and monitors incoming invoices. Prepares forms to process and payinvoices. May assist in the department’s budget process.
  • Makes necessary travel arrangements, including ground transportation and hotelaccommodations. Prepares travel itineraries for supervisor and direct reports.
  • Prepares reports, presentations, documents, etc. based on general instructions. Maintainsrelevant databases and related records. Review presentation materials to ensure that the head of the organization unit is able to effectively deliver the presentation to the intended audience.
  • Distributes information and materials to the staff as required.
About Walgreens and WBA :
Walgreens ( is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170 year heritage of caring for communities. WBA’s purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nation’s medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high quality products and services in communities nationwide.
The actual salary an employee can expect to receive, plus bonus pursuant to the terms of any bonus plan if applicable, will depend on experience, seniority, geographic location, and other factors permitted by law. To review benefits, please visit
"An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans".

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR High School/GED and at least 3 years of experience coordinating projects.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at various levels of the organization, such as peers, superiors, internal/external stakeholders, business partners.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
  • 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).
  • Willing to travel up to/at least 25% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity or fluency in a language beyond English.
  • Experience in event planning or meeting facilitation.
  • Experience assisting in the development and execution of public policy strategies, communications or media outreach plans.
  • Experience analyzing, assessing and determining results of sophisticated communications campaigns.
  • Experience multi tasking in addition to setting and executing against appropriate organizational priorities.

Salary Range$60600 - $97200 / Salaried


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