Product Manager Healthcare - Military veterans preferred

2022-07-25
WALGREENS
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chicago
Illinois
United States

Job Summary

Responsible for the strategic development of new Healthcare features for the key product areas that serve to drive traffic, customer experience, revenue growth and profitability for the Company. Creates complex new product design blueprints and/or specifications and translates them into user requirements that generate a finished high quality commercialized Healthcare product that provide the company with a competitive advantage.
Works closely with the engineering team, other Product Managers and business stakeholders to define, manage, and deliver on Healthcare product priorities and ensure a successful rollout and utilization.


Job Responsibilities

  • Leads multiple, complex product development projects, simultaneously, in support of the goals and objectives of the Product Management function. Responsible for working closely with the tactical level and with peers cross-functionally and where applicable, the producer function to migrate innovative product design concepts into finished, scalable, high quality commercialized goods that provide the Company with a competitive advantage in the marketplace relative to its portfolio of products.
  • Partners cross-functionally with other product managers, development team and stakeholders to gather product requirements into a captivating product vision and a quantified, flexible and executable roadmap.
  • Represents scrum teams in front of executive sponsors, business process owners and stakeholders.
  • Serves as a voice of the program on the expectations of customers on new or already existing products by communicating objective and goals for product features and sprints to the team.
  • Leverages broad knowledge and experience, engineering principles, technologies, product characteristics in providing guidance to technical teams and writes vibrant user stories and acceptance criteria to ensure the team has a thorough understanding of the product.
  • Closely monitors progress on projects including the development of prototypes and models, where appropriate. Based on the close monitoring, this role may negotiate modifications to original specifications or deadlines as technical challenges, failures or other project issues arise.
  • Communicates the concept of the product roadmap to a variety of audiences, including, highlighting the product features in a manner clearly understandable to the management and the development team.
  • Conducts and leads backlog grooming meetings. Manages and develops well-groomed product backlog, based on a balance of business priorities, technical dependencies/restrictions, and product concept represented in the roadmap
  • Makes all critical decisions regarding functionality and priority in the sprint. Attends sprint planning and demo meetings to give feedback on sprint achievement, as well as to scrum team.
  • Measures product performance as well as value delivered in order to make adjustments where necessary.
  • Continually assesses product value stream to identify areas that require improvements. Analyzes customer opinions and feedback to determine features or components that will add good value to a product.
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.

More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience in Product Management, Technical Product Management or operational experience in at least one function within the Healthcare Sector OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience in Product Management, Technical Product Management or operational experience in at least one function within the Healthcare Sector
  • Experience with value analysis & finding ways to unlock greater process optimization
  • Experience working with process design product management/development principles
  • Experience managing projects with multiple partner teams that span multiple releases or phases.
  • Experience translating technical topics into clear business-speak
  • Experience communicating reasons for change
  • At least 1 year of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership.
  • Willing to travel up to 20% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA or Master’s Degree
  • 5 years of experience in healthcare product management
  • Experience developing a product backlog, prioritizing, and leading scrum teams
  • Proficient in product enablement tools (e.g. Atlassian product tools, Miro, InVision, Aha)