Director, HR Business Strategy & Solutions, Walgreens Health - Military veterans preferred

2022-07-25
WALGREENS
Human Resources

/yr

  full-time   employee


Deerfield
Illinois
United States

Job Summary

Provides strategic HR leadership to Walgreens Health senior stakeholder team, partnering closely with HR COE’s to execute HR strategies. Responsible for effectively leading people strategies for the Walgreens Health group in the areas of performance, talent planning & succession, recruitment, workforce planning, engagement, diversity, equity, & inclusion, organizational development and change management. Actively focus on innovative transformation efforts to build best-in-class processes in support of a technology-enabled care model designed to provide better experiences for our consumers, improving health outcomes, and lowering costs. Develop and implement communication plans and efforts within Walgreens Health that strengthen and support employee engagement. Create and implement strategies to manage employee development, movement, and retention.

Job Location: Walgreens Headquarters, Deerfield, IL

Job Responsibilities

  • Influences assigned Business Unit Division leadership team on matters of organizational development and design, development and implementation of strategies for talent acquisition, employee development and training, performance management, employee communication and change management. Acts as a liaison with recruitment, compensation and benefits, employee services, learning services, systems training and consulting, talent management and employee relations to ensure that all human resources needs are communicated and managed to meet the needs of the business.
  • Manages all human resources initiatives associated with workforce balancing, including but not limited to, skills assessments, employee selection and de-selection, severance activities, and outplacement. Ensures the design and consistent application of tools to accomplish all activities related to workforce balancing, and that all activities are performed according to regulatory and Company guidelines.
  • Develops and implements communication and change management strategies which impact both field and corporate employees adapt to changes in the workplace that result from organizational and divisional changes.
  • Oversees and collaborates in proactive manpower planning activities associated with the rollout of complex Division initiatives. Oversees the development and consistent application of policies that support the growth of the division within fiscal requirements that provide a strong ROI.
  • Designs, develops, and implements the human resources strategic plan through the understanding of the business unit’s Division business goals and objectives, operating environment, culture, opportunities and constraint.
  • Supports the business process by providing human resources expertise that enhances communication, and facilitates the design of strategies to attract, retain, and develop talent.
  • Facilitates effective communication to provide cohesive and productive interactions with all departments of the Human Resources division.
  • Assesses effectiveness of the organizational structure including staffing levels and job responsibilities. Identifies shortcomings and recommends appropriate actions to address development needs for all levels within the business division or Transformation Program.
  • Participates in Company-wide initiatives/projects acting as divisional HR representative to provide direction and information on user needs and best practices, identifying interdependencies which have a people impact, and influencing the decisions made.
  • Manages the process to establish and implement human resources best practices.

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.

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Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 6 years of Human Resources experience OR High School/GED and at least 9 years of Human Resources experience.
  • Knowledge of HR strategies: workforce planning and development, talent management, centralized HR and shared services functions.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local labor and employment laws (i.e. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, ADA, FMLA, ADEA, FLSA and EEO regulations)
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
  • Experience negotiating with internal and external stakeholders, resolving service issues and reconciling differences.
  • Experience leading or supporting organization design and change management initiatives.
  • Experience coaching /counseling management at the executive level.
  • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.
  • At least 3 years experience of direct leadership, indirect 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
  • Master’s Degee / MBA
  • Preferred certification as PHR or SPHR as granted by HRCI
  • Experience supporting nation-wide employee populations in an HR support role.
  • Ability to structure complex problems and work with cross-functional teams to execute transformation programs.