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Bay Area Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group Message Board › Job Posting: Manager, Data Analytics @ McKesson

Job Posting: Manager, Data Analytics @ McKesson

Sam S.
Alameda, CA
Post #: 1

Job Description

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.

We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

As the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson’s focus on providing customers with the industry’s highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

The Generics Analytics team is seeking a Manager, Data Analytics to support Product and Program management initiatives. The successful candidate will need to develop a comprehensive understanding of McKesson’s data environment. He or she will design data strategies, perform data extract and reporting activities. This person will be expected to write complex SQL scripts in order to gather and use data and will be expected to work closely with stakeholders to meet their data needs. He or she will be responsible for working with internal and external customers to understand purchasing requirements, order behavior, contract setup, and pricing management; and will develop and resolve critical / urgent initiatives needed to support customer growth and Generics expansion.

Position Description

The Manager, Data Analytics will be lead the development and resolution of critical / urgent initiatives needed to support customer growth and provide critical decision support across all Generics program activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Understand McKesson’s Generics data environment

Design and build data solutions conducive for business insights, reporting and analytics

Use customer sales and supporting data to address customer questions and concerns; partner with internal clients to identify and measure opportunities for improving the customer’s relationship with McKesson and increase McKesson’s gross margins

Support the development of customer-level metrics needed to accurately manage market differentiating programs

Analyze opportunities for McKesson to expand generic product sales, services, and pricing strategies while examining market channels and exploring innovative business opportunities

Manage the compilation, analysis, and reporting of data via SQL and other tools to forecast trends, apply various analytical techniques (i.e. mathematical models and/or statistical techniques) to support Independent and Small/Medium Chain customer growth.

Analyze customer purchasing trends and generic launch conversions to provide clear internal guidance with product conversion strategies

Evaluate business performance and analyze impact to market share ensure McKesson ability to exceed customer net sales and net income targets

Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, partners and internal clients


Minimum Requirements

Expert level skills in SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access

Expertise troubleshooting data quality issues and analyzing data requirements

Strong analytical capabilities and ability to make recommendations based on data

Highly organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload

Critical Skills

Code in T-SQL. Experience with other flavors (Oracle, Teradata, DB2, etc) of SQL is acceptable

Strong communication skills with internal customers

Excel skills, high level. V-lookups, pivot tables, reporting

Report development in SSRS. Experience with other reporting tools (Business Objects, Tableau, MicroStrategy, etc) is acceptable

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Experience with building Tableau dashboards or other data visualization tool a plus


Minimum of a BA or BS or equivialent experience; MBA a plus.

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.
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