Working with us

We work in close partnership with the NHS, pharmaceutical manufacturers, independent pharmacists, and Boots (the largest pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer in the UK). This means you’ll have plenty of opportunity to demonstrate your excellent service skills. Of course, there will be challenges, but your positive approach will help you find innovative solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

And as part of the Alliance Healthcare team, you’ll be a member of the wider Walgreens Boots Alliance family, the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

Walgreens Boots Alliance’s heritage of trusted healthcare services through community pharmacy care and pharmaceutical wholesaling dates back more than 100 years. The Company is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe. WBA and the companies in which it has equity method investments together have a presence in more than 25* countries and employ more than 385,000* people. The Company is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail and, together with the companies in which it has equity method investments, has approximately 14,500** stores in 11* countries as well as one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks, with more than 390* distribution centers delivering to more than 230,000*** pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in more than 20* countries. In addition, Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products.

Watch this short video to find out more about our exceptional company.

* As of 31 August 2017, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen.
** As of 28 June 2018.
*** For 12 months ending 31 August 2017, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen

Working at our Support Centre

Our Head Office is based in Chessington, Surrey – home to our Executive Leadership Team and the following departments:

  • Buying
  • Category Management
  • Central Operations
  • Finance
  • HR and Payroll
  • IT
  • Client Services
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Sales

Getting here

You’ll find us easy to reach, with good transport connections:

  • By road – via the M25 and A3
  • By bus – services to and from Tolworth, Surbiton and Kingston
  • By train – services to and from Waterloo to Chessington North

On-site facilities

  • Recently refurbished staff restaurant, Ernie's (named after our founder, Ernest Skues), offering delicious lunches with outdoor seating for summer days
  • Private garden for lunch, events or meetings
  • Free on-site parking
  • Bicycle shelter
  • Showers
  • Social club activities, where your friends and family are also welcome

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Working at our Service Centres

If you’re looking for flexible working patterns, including part-time and weekend-only opportunities, then a position in one of our 13 UK Service Centres could be just what you need.

Most of our people work in our Service Centres, each of which is headed by a service centre manager and includes teams for transport, warehouse operations, inventory, customer service and compliance.

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