Senior Program Manager - Non Retail Construction

Job Summary

This position is a key liaison with an enterprise wide view for all internal business owners requiring support for deploying Non-Retail Program/Construction assets. Provides thought leadership, best in class and cost effective facilities program management. Leads large team of project managers and vendors to execute against capital plan with best in class results in execution standards including impact on operations, capital budget and efficiencies. Create solutions that lead to improvements in processes and return of capital invested.

Job Responsibilities
  • Develops, and manages facilities program organizational effectiveness, capital budgets, and the reduction of program management costs. Tracks progress and communicates completion to program stakeholders and company leadership.. Turns approved strategies into actionable goals and implements plans to meet expected outcomes.
  • Plans, develops, organizes, directs, executes, tracks and controls 1000s of capital projects ($100+ million) per year. Ensures project management systems are implemented and utilized to control projects. Ensures ROI effectiveness through research of needs and decision of what is capital and what is not.
  • Manages the entire cycle of facilities program process from inception to completion of projects in accordance with corporate standards/requirements, effective utilization of resources of funds, time, people and technology.
  • Collaborates with procurement and other end users to corroborate and meet their facilities program capital investment needs.
  • Collaborates with the Corporate Procurement obtain best value of products and services for facilities operations.
  • Develops and drives establishing Best Practice and Best In Class facilities program strategies, policies and procedures in collaboration all stakeholders in the field to minimize costs.
  • Supports the Tax and Rebate Team to secure and maximize available monetary incentives from utilities and/or federal/local governments.
  • Supports the facilities with disaster response and disaster restorations.

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 4 years of experience in process improvement OR a High School diploma/GED and at least 7 years of experience in process improvement.
  • At least 3 years' experience managing national retail programs with a major retailer with direct program oversight of the program budget, execution teams and communication to vendors and store operations.
  • At least 3 years' experience developing fiscal capital programs
  • Experience managing capital budgets in excess of $20M
  • Experience collaborating with internal/external resources to develop strategies that meet department goals within budget and established timelines.
  • Experience developing strategic initiatives which align with business goals and budget.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives)
  • Experience in diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems
  • At least 2 years of experience managing departmental expense and capital budgets.
  • At least 2 years of experience in indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other team members.
  • Willing to travel up to 80% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in construction project or program management OR a High School diploma/GED and at least 10 years of experience in construction project or program management
  • Master's degree / MBA
  • Ability read and understand architectural, civil and MEP drawings which advanced knowledge of construction costs and entitlement processes.
  • Experience mitigating risk
  • At least 7 years of experience in process improvement
  • At least 4 years of experience directly managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work

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