Associate Program/Project Manager, Non-Retail Construction- Remote - Military veterans preferred

Walgreens (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Summary:
Responsible for assisting in the management of Non-Retail project execution for programs in assigned region or business. Responsibilities will include organizing teams, identifying risks and issues, and reporting on status to department leadership and other stakeholders. Role will be responsible for all aspects of designated projects or programs, including control of scope, end to end schedule and budget. Also responsible for overseeing actions of external consultants and trade partners providing program support at the store level.

Job Responsibilities
Works on singular store retail projects or programs, such as fixture installations, content additions, and site upgrades â?? or â?? leads similarly scoped systems and software related projects. Understands implications of choices and works to determine the best solution for the situation.
Ensures all key stakeholders are kept connected to project or program status, issues, risks and program needs.
Identifies needs and evaluates alternative business solutions. Recommends ways to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships. Is responsible for communication on project or program health to business owner and stakeholders.
Coordinates internal and external stakeholders project or program plan including its quality control, and lessons learned activities. Ensures project work plans are appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Maintains sound project administration practices/procedures to minimize customer and business impact during work. Maintains safe and high quality construction practices and looks for and implements continuous improvement practices for future projects or programs.
Assists with managing project or program budgets and financials. Ensures resources/budgets are available to meet stakeholder needs for planned projects and holds team members accountable for individual team budgets. Delivers project or project close outs in a timely fashion.
Identifies areas of risk and recommends ways to minimize. Assists the program team to effectively manage changes with the execution team.
Reviews, oversees and ensures methodology and project standards.
Ensures project managers are utilizing communication tools, such as online project management, to keep stakeholders up to date, and provide visibility to program health. Assist in the development of tracking tools necessary to meet the changing needs of the programs.
May oversee external consultants working on client engagements within area. Ensures team members are well informed, at all times, of changes and news worthy events within company.
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 1 year of program, project and/or implementation management experience OR a High School diploma/GED and at least 4 years program, project and/or implementation management experience.
1 year of experience presenting and reporting on project and/or program plans to appropriate stakeholders, executives and senior management.
1 year of experience applying project management methodologies and practices, including developing a project plan, including charter, scope, project management approach and management plans, such as the statement of work, cost estimates, schedule, etc. and capex/opex spend of $10M-$20M.
1 years of experience working on cross-functional teams and indirectly managing teams across business units.
1 year of experience utilizing project management software and other standard project management scheduling tools, such as Microsoft Project or Projectmates.
1 year of experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals at various levels of the organization, such as peers, internal/external stakeholders, business partners, senior level managers.
Experience resolving conflicts within a team as issues arise.
2 years of experience managing program expense and capital costs to a budget.
Willing to travel at least 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in and at least 3 years of experience in construction project or program management OR a High School diploma/GED and at least 7 years of experience in construction project or program management.
Master's degree or an MBA
Experience managing programs in a corporation with sales of <$ 5bil.
Certification as a Project Manager as granted by PMI.
Ability read and understand architectural, civil and MEP drawings with knowledge of construction costs and entitlement processes.