Assists in the development and is responsible for the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion programs and initiatives related to Business Resource Groups(BRG) and external strategic partnerships. Ensures alignment with the DE&I strategic framework to enhance diversity, equitable talent practices and workplace inclusion capabilities across the enterprise. Provides strategic leadership, guidance and oversight to BRG leaders and manages the engagement with external partnerships to further our attraction, development, and branding with diverse talent and communities. Provides the strategic approach to company participation in DE&I external surveys and benchmarking opportunities that align with our enterprise-wide DE&I goals and priorities.
Provides strategic leadership, guidance, oversight and support to the leadership of the Business Resource Groups, including chapters developing in the field and globally.
Ensures BRG programming alignment with overall business priorities and the DE&I strategy
Drives alignment of BRG events to the broader WBA and DEI strategy
Develops & implements BRG global strategy while monitoring the benefits of programs
Builds relationships with BRG executive sponsors and other key stakeholders to ensure their engagement, support and cohesive alignment with WBA’s DE&I strategy
Develops & implements recognition program for BRG leadership
Manages the engagement with external strategic partnerships that support and enhance our DE&I initiatives and programs and aligns with business priorities such as diverse talent attraction, development, and employer branding
Negotiates the terms of the partnership agreements and monitors/measures the effectiveness and outcomes of the partnerships and recommends changes during renewal of these engagements
Collaborates with BRG leadership, HR COEs, and HRBPs to inform on talent strategies that can impact attraction, development, and engagement of diverse talent available through these partnerships
Provides guidance and supports Talent Acquisition in efforts to enhance Walgreen’s employment brand as a great place for diverse talent to build their careers.
Leads participation in external surveys & benchmarking for approaches to advance DE&I within the enterprise
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans
About Walgreens Boots Alliance
Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.
Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.
WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.
WBA is included in FORTUNE’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.