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IT Program Manager, Enterprise Architecture

Company: Walgreens
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: September 14, 2022

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**Job Description:****Job Summary**The Program Manager for EA Architecture Management Office is responsible for facilitating the management of programs; projects, and releases of capabilities developed by the EA organization. This position works with EA Leadership and Enterprise Architects as well as the Architecture Management Office to monitor cost, schedule, and performance of all on-going projects and operations while working to ensure the ultimate success of the overall Global EA program. This position is also generally responsible for determining and facilitating in the sharing of resources among their constituent projects to the overall benefit of the program. This position is usually responsible for stakeholder management, particularly stakeholders external to the EA organization.The EA Program Manager works across each of the Architecture practices and organizations to operate their architecture programs with sound Project Management practices focusing on but not limited to: detailed project schedules, risk and issue management, Program communications, status reporting to leadership (sponsors and stakeholders)and resource availability management.**Job Responsibilities**+ Manages multi-million dollar IT Programs that consist of multiple, high-profile and complex projects that span multiple fiscal years, several business units and carry significant enterprise-wide impact.+ Ensures integration of large/complex projects and adjusts project scope, timing, and budgets as necessary, based upon the needs of the business.+ Communicates with IT leadership and senior business leadership to communicate program strategy, direction and changes.+ Partners with senior leadership of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.+ Maintains the efficiency of the project management process such as planning, scheduling, and budget and risk assessment. Identifies and mitigates potential risks.+ Manages teams of multiple project managers, project leaders and/or support staff as direct or dotted line reports. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the IT Project Management office. Creates a structure/environment in which team members can work together as an efficient team.+ Monitors, measures and reports on project status to IT leadership and senior business leadership.+ Accountable to Steering Committee and Operating Committee for enterprise/strategic goals, including but not limited to, efficiency and functionality of all IT Project completions, timeline adherence, budget and resource management.**An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans**About Walgreens Boots AllianceWalgreens 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**Job ID:** 972753BR**Title:** IT Program Manager, Enterprise Architecture**Company Indicator:** Walgreens**Employment Type:****Job Function:** Information Technology**Full Store Address:** 106 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015**Full District Office Address:** 106 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-05123-01106-2**External Basic Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's Degree and at least 4 years of experience in IT business or industry or High School Diploma/ GED and at least 7 years of experience in IT business or industry.+ PMP Certification as granted by the Project Management Institute or attainment thereof within a year of assuming the position.+ At least 4 years of IT Project Management experience.+ At least 4 years of experience developing project plans including a project plan that includes the charter, scope, project management approach, management plans, statement of work, cost estimates, schedule.+ At least 4 years of experience working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels.+ Experience in managing a project budget of more than $5 million to plan.+ Knowledge of project management best practices, including knowledge of waterfall and agile methodologies.+ Experience Identifying and mediating risk.+ Experience in the indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other members of a team.**Preferred Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's Degree in IT/CS+ Bachelor's Degree and at least 10 years of experience in IT business or industry.+ Advanced level skills in Microsoft Project (for example: reorganizing large or complex projects into master and subprojects, optimizing resource assignments across projects, tracking schedules for completeness and/or budget on complex, connecting project managers, teams and data across the organization).+ Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).+ At least 5 years of IT Project Management experience.+ At least 7 years of experience developing project plans including a project plan that includes the charter, scope, project management approach, management plans, statement of work, cost estimates, schedule.+ At least 7 years of experience working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels.**Shift:****Store:**

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