McKesson Sr. Mgr, Pharm Pipeline Intelligence and Market Analytics in Irving, Texas

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.

Position Description

The Sr. Manager, Pharmaceutical Pipeline Intelligence and Market Analytics will be responsible for continually tracking the US specialty and biosimilar product pipeline activity, and assessing and articulating strategic and business impact on McKesson US Pharma’s specialty portfolio. In addition, they will be responsible for maintaining the most up-to-date McKesson specialty product list and collaborating with cross-functional teams to communicate and operationalize the specialty list.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain McKesson specialty definition and list of products; act as the functional expert for all internal US Pharma teams and for customers

  • Ensure operational integrity of the specialty list working with Brand Product Management, Master Data, Strategic Pricing, McKesson Connect and Field teams

  • Conduct industry research, gather and analyze data and insights to stay abreast of scientific, competitive and industry dynamics in relevant therapeutic areas

  • Produce regular product pipeline reports based upon third-party databases, earnings calls, manufacturer meetings and FDA activity; liaise with McKesson Specialty Health to align on common view of pipeline and for clinical input in specific therapeutic areas (e.g. oncology)

  • Collaborate with Business Development team to support RFP/ RFI process and sales funnel and with Product Strategy & Analytics to provide market facts and assumptions for fee-for-service negotiation strategy

  • Identify emerging therapeutic areas and develop market landscape perspectives to inform strategy and future services

  • Provide situational analysis support for quarterly business reviews, internal stakeholder education and top-to-top manufacturer interactions

Minimum Requirements

5 years of market research experience including 2 years managerial experience

Critical Skills

  • Expert user of Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint

  • Demonstrated competency with market research and synthesis of disparate data points into concise summaries focused on the key implications for customers and strategy

  • Strong scientific and commercial acumen and understanding of specialty therapeutic areas

  • Proven ability to work as an effective team player and collaborate across functions and businesses

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Master’s degree in Life Sciences or MBA

  • Management consulting and / or competitive intelligence experience a plus

  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills as evidence through previous results achieved

  • Exposure to pharmaceutical product development and relevant therapeutic area expertise

Education

MBA preferred in Marketing, Business or related field or equivalent experience

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.

Job: Marketing/Communications

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Sr. Mgr, Pharm Pipeline Intelligence and Market Analytics

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 17006133