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Walgreens Senior Product Manager Healthcare in DEERFIELD, Illinois

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for the strategic development of new Healthcare features for the key product areas that serve to strengthen traffic, customer experience, revenue growth and profitability for the Company. Creates complex new product design blueprints and/or specifications and translates them into user requirements that generate a finished high quality commercialized Healthcare product that provide the company with a competitive advantage. Works closely with the engineering team, other Product Managers and business stakeholders to define, manage, and deliver on Healthcare product priorities and ensure a successful rollout and utilization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads multiple, complex product development projects, simultaneously, in support of the goals and objectives of the Product Management function. Responsible for working closely with the tactical level and with peers cross-functionally and where applicable, the producer function to migrate innovative product design concepts into finished, scalable, high quality commercialized goods that provide the Company with a competitive advantage in the marketplace relative to its portfolio of products.

  • Partners cross-functionally with other product managers, development team and stakeholders to gather product requirements into a captivating product vision and a quantified, flexible and executable roadmap.

  • Represents scrum teams in front of executive sponsors, business process owners and stakeholders.

  • Serves as a voice of the program on the expectations of customers on new or already existing products by communicating objective and goals for product features and sprints to the team.

  • Leverages broad knowledge and experience, engineering principles, technologies, product characteristics in providing guidance to technical teams and writes vibrant user stories and acceptance criteria to ensure the team has a thorough understanding of the product.

  • Closely monitors progress on projects including the development of prototypes and models, where appropriate. Based on the close monitoring, this role may negotiate modifications to original specifications or deadlines as technical challenges, failures or other project issues arise.

  • Communicates the concept of the product roadmap to a variety of audiences, including, highlighting the product features in a manner clearly understandable to the development team.

  • Conducts and leads backlog grooming meetings. Manages and develops well-groomed product backlog, based on a balance of business priorities, technical dependencies/restrictions, and product concept represented in the roadmap

  • Makes all critical decisions regarding functionality and priority in the sprint. Attends sprint planning and demo meetings to give feedback on sprint achievement, as well as to scrum team.

  • Measures product performance as well as value delivered in order to make adjustments where necessary.

  • Continually assesses product value stream to identify areas that require improvements. Analyzes customer opinions and feedback to determine features or components that will add good value to a product.

  • Provides actionable understandings to improve product performance and profitability. May coordinates with outside vendors and strategic partners to ensure that product initiatives are well-defined and delivered on time and within budget.

  • May serve as a resource to other product managers, assisting them in the resolution of semi-complex problems or may lead them on larger projects.

Job ID: 807762BR

Title: Senior Product Manager Healthcare

Company Indicator: Walgreens

Employment Type:

Job Function: Health Care-Administration

Full Store Address: 200 WILMOT ROAD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015

Full District Office Address: 200 WILMOT ROAD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-00001-Y

External Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree at least 4 years of experience in Product Management, Technical Product Management or operational experience in the Healthcare Sector, leading change & continuous improvement OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 7 years of experience in Product Management, Technical Product Management or operational experience in the Healthcare Sector, leading change & continuous improvement

  • Experience working on all aspects of the product management lifecycle

  • Experience working with advanced process design product management/development principles

  • Experience managing large scope, complex projects with multiple partner teams that span multiple releases or phases.

  • Experience translating complex topics into clear business-speak

  • Experience influencing & communicating reasons for change

  • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial business decisions in the workplace.

  • At least 2 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 Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s Degree

  • 7+ years of experience in the healthcare product management

  • Experience developing a product roadmap and leading scrum teams

  • Proficient in product enablement tools (e.g. Atlassian product tools, Miro, InVision, Aha)