Manager, DEI Programs at Walgreens

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Job Summary

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Program Manager oversees the successful design and execution of various DEI programs and events. Responsible for managing DEI focused projects and work streams across WBA. Designs and executes a series of programs and events in support of the DEI strategy. Active leader on our Corporate and Field Diversity Councils, enabling the execution of events and initiatives. Update and publish relevant DEI resources such as the CDO corner, WBA Diversity site and other materials in support of the D&I strategy. Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures within the DEI space.

Job Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Director of DEI, determine and define the scope and objectives of DEI programs, projects, and initiatives.
  • Execute policy, planning, and strategic decisions under the direction of the Director of DEI.
  • Develop and manage a detailed program, project, and initiatives schedule and work plan.
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Create regularly scheduled reports for the DEI Leadership team; provide updates on a consistent basis about strategy, adjustments, and progress on DEI initiatives.
  • Regularly review the DEI budget and related expenditures to ensure adherence to budget, and to identify cost-savings opportunities across all of DEI.
  • Active leader on our Corporate and Field Diversity Councils, enabling the execution of events and initiatives.
  • Update and publish relevant DEI resources such as the CDO corner, WBA Diversity site and other materials in support of the DEI strategy.
  • Responsible for project and event/activity planning.
  • Oversee the responses to surveys, RFPs, and client diversity inquiries as well as sponsorship requests.
  • Identify and address process efficiencies and areas for improvement within the DEI team.
  • Partners with all internal teams for the execution of Diversity and Inclusion programs.
  • Keeps up to date on exernal best practices and relevant changes in the area of DEI.
  • Conducts surveys and focus groups aimed at better understanding what the company can do to generate conversations that promote acceptance, equality, and inclusion of others.
  • Communicates project status to team and business owners throughout the duration of the assignment and post implementation to make certain all impacted stakeholders have an understanding of risks, issues and activities.



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 2 years project management experience OR a High School Diploma / GED and at least 5 years project management experience
  • Experience creating, presenting and reporting on project plans to appropriate stakeholders using Microsoft Office tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to work with cross functional teams to ensure implementation of learning objectives.
  • Ability to multi-task with solid organizational and project management skills, and ability to manage ambiguity in the workplace and apply problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working on DEI initiatives and/or social justice initiatives.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience of establishing brand new insight-based diversity and inclusion strategies across complex, geographical matrixed environments.
  • Proven experience of influencing high-level change.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize time sensitive responsibilities.
  • Strong relationship-building skills.
  • Thinks critically and analytically.
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Developed and diverse suburb in N.Chicago. Opening our new Tech Office downtown at the Old Chicago Post Office in January 2020!

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

You can expect to be challenged, every day. You can also expect an extraordinarily diverse environment of collaborative professionals who are putting their talents together to fulfill the vision and mission. There are plenty of opportunities to make an impact, to grow and to learn with the team. The future of Technology is bright at Walgreens!

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What does your typical day look like?

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What makes someone successful on your team?

I think the most successful individuals are those who possess two key skills 1) the ability to quickly learn and synthesize information and 2) the ability to adapt to constantly changing challenges. Given the extremely complex nature of our industry,

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How do you empower your team to be more creative?

In Rx Engineering, we are building the largest pharmacy software product suites in the industry. Innovation and quality is our DNA. We nurture through our “COOL” culture to build curiosity in new solution. We are challenged and fascinated with courage every day about this engineering journey which will change our customers’ life.

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How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

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What are Walgreens Perks + Benefits

Walgreens Benefits Overview

Walgreens offers a wide variety of benefits to eligible team members designed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being while helping you balance work and life. In addition to company-paid life insurance and voluntary life & personal accident insurance, the benefits below are available to our team members. To learn more visit https://jobs.walgreens.com/benefits.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Walgreens is proud to be a Corporate Social Responsibility leader, setting the pace on some of the most important issues of our day, and our IT and digital teams are no exception.
Partners with Nonprofits
Money raised through Red Nose Day supports programs that keep children safe, healthy and educated in America and around the world.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
To learn more visit https://jobs.walgreens.com/it-culture
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Every day, in a multitude of ways, the foundational principles of integrity, respect and fair dealing embraced by our founder Charles R. Walgreen inspire us.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Walgreens employees can contribute up to $500 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 6 weeks at 100% base pay, 6 weeks at 50% base pay. 50% benefit may be supplemented by PTO, frozen sick, or frozen vacation.
Dental Benefits
For dental coverage, you may choose from four plan levels ranging from a basic-only option to those with orthodontia and other major service coverage.
Vision Benefits
There are three levels of benefits for vision coverage ranging from an exam-only discount option to an enhanced PPO with both in and out-of-network benefits.
Health Insurance Benefits
You have access to competitive coverage options through the Benefits Support Center, which is the Walgreens private corporate exchange.
Life Insurance
Benefit-eligible team members are eligible for company-paid term life insurance at a benefit equal to: • 1.5 times annual base salary and $25,000 for all other hourly-paid team members
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Walgreens team fitness initiatives include Sponsored race teams like the JP Morgan Chase Run.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Walgreens provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan called the Walgreen Profit Sharing Plan. After completing one year, we match 4% of contributions $1 for $1.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
After 90 days of service and an average of 20 hours worked per week, you are eligible to purchase WBA stock at a 10% discount off market value.
Performance Bonus
You are eligible for a corporate bonus subject to approval by the Board of Directors (unless you are covered under another bonus program).
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home. Work remotely 2 days per week and/or work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
The Transportation Benefit Plan allows you to save money by paying for your transportation and parking needs with before-tax dollars and payroll deductions.
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Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Renewal host weekly Lunch and Learns on topics selected by our team.
Promote from within
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Walgreens offers a wide variety of benefits to eligible team members designed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being while helping you balance work and life. To learn more visit https://jobs.walgreens.com/benefits.

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