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Director Asset Protection Solutions

Job ID 534656BR Location 104 WILMOT RD , DEERFIELD, IL
Job Summary

Responsible for developing and implementing department strategies and integrating efforts with division and company strategies, emphasizing product availability, inventory productivity, and cost productivity. Participates with other directors to establish strategic plans and objectives. Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements. Creates and fosters a high performance culture, directing the development of innovative processes and solutions to complex, organization-wide challenges. Directs and controls the activities of a broad functional area through several department managers with the company.

Job Responsibilities
  • Directs the development of innovative approaches, processes, and solutions that support department and division strategies. Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs and people. Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of functional, division or company results
  • Interacts regularly with executives and/ or major stakeholders. Interactions frequently involved special skills, such as negotiating with stakeholders or vendors or attempting to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.
  • Creates and fosters high performance culture, focused on engagement, accountability, innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Owns and manages relationships with third party service providers, including partner selection, contract negotiation, and performance management.
  • Provides advanced leadership, advice to the Organization, and addresses technical problems.
  • Champions company initiatives, connecting efforts to company vision and purpose and driving increased engagement.
  • Monitors industry trends, best practices, and regulatory issues as they relate to specific area(s) of responsibility and shares learnings, as appropriate, with direct reports and peers.
  • Plans, develops and manages departmental expense and capital budgets. Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements.
  • Develops and mentors staff through on-boarding, open communication, training and development opportunities and performance management processes; builds and maintains employee morale and motivation; ensures the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies; fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Walgreens ( is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and wellbeing of every community in America. Operating more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 8 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. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with platforms bringing together physical and digital, supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 6 years of professional experience in the public or private sector OR a Bachelor's Degree and at least 9 years of experience internally at Walgreens in an asset protection or loss prevention role.
  • At least 3 years of direct and/or cross-functional team leadership experience
  • At least 2 years of experience planning, developing, and managing departmental expense and capital budgets.
  • At least 3 years of experience directly managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work
  • Willing to travel up to/at least 15% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA/Master's Degree


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