Senior Project Manager (H3 Product)

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

This role is responsible for providing program management support for the Horizon 3 Product team. This includes defining, implementing, and supporting Product management processes and a regular cadence of reporting for H3 products. Provides program management support from conception, strategy and planning through delivery, launch and post-launch support. Supports Product leadership in defining performance and delivery targets and timelines for the Product team, and tracking progress towards them. Captures and tracks issues and risks with Product definition and delivery, and works with Product leadership to mitigate and unblock them, including facilitating cross-functional discussions to resolve open questions. Co-ordinates and communicates Product milestones, schedules and risks to the business, technical and PMO teams, and to the broader organization.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provides program management support for the Horizon 3 product team.
• Guides the Product team and cross-functional collaborators towards the achievement of Product definition and delivery milestones targets.
• Facilitates team information and work flow. Participates in problem solving and removing barriers to timely and cost effective Product implementation.
• Develops and documents project schedules, milestones and highlights KPIs for Product team. Shares KPIs, schedule, milestone, budget and cost / benefit decision-making responsibilities, but not accountability, with Product leadership
• Becomes a go-to person for questions and blockers on the Product team, and involves Product and cross-functional leadership as needed to raise and unblock issues
• Communicates product status to stakeholders, facilitates smooth communication across the Product team
• Coordinates and tracks project resources, staff, assets and schedules to ensure timely project outcomes. Assists team members and stakeholders in making cost / benefit decisions.
• Facilitates Product team sync up meetings, and keeps the Product team focused and organized.
• Participates in H3-wide discussions on program management approaches, and new or enhanced approaches and/or instruments.
• Interacts with internal and external peers and management to share highly complex information related to the Product and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions. Presents issues to and works with Product leadership to resolve critical resource conflicts.
• Mentors less experienced members of the team. Serves as a resource to other project managers to resolve complex problems.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) 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 2 years of project/program management experience OR a High School Diploma / GED and at least 5 years of project/program management experience
  • Experience working with Agile product development methodology
  • Experience working with matrix teams including teams in different time zones.
  • Experience prioritizing and performing multiple tasks in time-critical situations
  • At least one year of experience planning, developing, and managing budgets for projects.
  • At least one year of experience managing project risks.
  • At least one years 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
Experience with project management tools (e.g. MS Project, Atlassian tools, etc.)
Experience managing software development projects
Experience working in a healthcare company