Director M&A

Job Summary:

WBA is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe. WBA is one of the world's largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products. The Company's size, scale, and expertise will help position us to expand the supply of, and address the rising cost of, prescription drugs in the U.S. and worldwide.

This position supports the Company's growth through managing complex acquisitions and divestitures. They will develop, perform and oversee the analysis of potential acquisition candidates, oversee and perform complex financial modeling, and lead the negotiation and execution of selected transactions. In addition, the position partners with Senior Leaders to execute negotiation strategies and support activities.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides functional and industry expertise to review corporate development opportunities and to execute the inorganic growth strategy.
  • Oversees, conducts and reviews the design, build, execution and explanation of complex financial models and other analytical work projects. Makes recommendations based upon these analyses.
  • Contributes to all aspects of strategic acquisitions, from inception through due diligence, valuation, negotiation, closing and integration, and coordinates internal approval and communication processes for completion of a transaction.
  • Monitors industry activities and develops recommendations of potential M&A opportunities to Senior Leadership.
  • Understands and monitors acquisition performance to create a cycle of continuous learning, and coordinate with due diligence and integration teams to ensure successful acquisitions
  • Partners with business owners and coordinates cross-functional teams necessary for successful due diligence review
  • Leads projects within M&A to identify opportunities for cross-functional synergies and strategic initiatives
  • Partners with Business Services to enable seamless integration from strategy formulation to execution
  • Leads work streams and virtual teams.
  • Presents findings and recommendations up through Executive Committee level.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy, touching millions of lives every day through dispensing and distributing medicines, and through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products. The company has more than 100 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy and pharmaceutical wholesaling.

WBA is one of the world's largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and well-being products. The company's size, scale and expertise will help position us to expand the supply of, and address the rising cost of, prescription drugs in the U.S. and worldwide.

The company's portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as increasingly global health and beauty product brands, such as No7, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Botanics, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of M&A transactional experience - or - High School Diploma/GED and at least 10 years of M&A transactional experience.
  • Experience collaborating with both internal resources, external resources to develop strategies that meet department goals within budget and established timelines.
  • Experience in diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • At least 3 years of experience of direct leadership and/or cross functional team leadership.
  • Willing to travel up to 15% of the time for business purposes.


Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA or Master's degree
  • CPA, CFA, or other designation
  • At least 5 years of experience in M&A analysis, business analysis and project management


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