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Senior Director Supply Chain - Inventory Management

Company: Walgreens
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob SummaryResponsible for contributing to the development of strategies, plans and operational guidelines to support the company's vision. Contributes to the development of policies and authorizes their implementation, ensuring the integration of corporate strategy and vision at the business unit and departmental levels. Acts as an idea generator, working with others as thought leaders and subject matter expert to create processes and tactics that drive the company to achieve overall business objectives. Directs and controls the activities of one or more functional areas through senior managers who have overall responsibility for the successful operation of those assigned areas. Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements. Creates and fosters a high performance culture, directing the development of innovative processes and solutions to complex, organization-wide challenges.Job ResponsibilitiesDirects and/or oversees processes and approaches, working with long-term perspective. -Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company. -Develops strategies, plans, and operational guidelines to support the -company's vision for building stakeholder relationships within the Division.Directs the development of innovative approaches, processes, and solutions that support department and division strategies. -Assesses, Identifies and evaluates fundamental issues, proving strategy and direction for a major functional areas. Erroneous decisions may have a long term effect on the overall success of the business unit and potentially the company.Interacts internally and externally with executive level management and/ or major stakeholders. -Interactions require negotiation of critical matters. -Acts as an influencer in policy making. -Acts as an idea generator, working with others as a thought leader and subject- matter expert to help brainstorm new processes and solutions.Creates and fosters high performance culture, focused on engagement, accountability, innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement. -Makes decision about resource allocation (people and financial) within scope of responsibility.Owns and manages relationships with third party service providers, including partner selection, contract negotiation, and performance management. -Has direct impact on short- and long-term results, divisional in scope. -Makes resource and investment allocation decisions in support of the vision and strategy to satisfy customer needs.Provides advanced leadership, advice to the Organization, and addresses technical problems. -Transfers knowledge across functions and Walgreen Co. Divisions in support of broad organizational goals.Champions company initiatives, connecting efforts to company vision and purpose and driving increased engagement. -Consults at high levels within the Organization, providing technical leadership and influence across the company.Monitors industry trends, best practices, and regulatory issues as they relate to specific area(s) of responsibility and shares learnings, as appropriate, with direct reports and peers. - verses formulation of operating guidelines which promote leadership, collaboration, and supports decision- making at the lowest appropriate level.Plans, develops and manages departmental expense and capital budgets. - - Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements.Develops and mentors staff through on-boarding, open communication, training and development opportunities and performance management processes; builds and maintains employee morale and motivation; ensures the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies; fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace.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.comExternal Basic QualificationsBachelor's Degree and at least 8 years of experience in a supply chain or business role OR High School Diploma/ GED and at least 11 years of experience in a supply chain or business role.At least 5 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.At least 5 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership.Willing to travel up to 20% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).Preferred QualificationsBachelor's Degree and at least 12 years of experience in a supply chain or business role OR a Bachelor's Degree and at least 10 years of experience internally at Walgreens in a supply chain or business role.MBA/ Master's DegreeAPICS CSCP CertificationAt least 8 years managing 3rd party relationships.Job FunctionSupply Chain/Distribution Common Location200 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-04620-00001-2 Auto req ID: 906467BRWork Location Address: 200 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015

Keywords: Walgreens, Arlington Heights , Senior Director Supply Chain - Inventory Management, Professions , Deerfield, Illinois

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