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Sr. Product Manager

Mississauga, Canada Job ID JR0106400 Category Product Management Post Date Feb. 20, 2024

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 12 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll 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.

Job Summary:

As part of the Pharmacy Technology Solutions Rx Product Management team, the Senior Product Manager uses business analysis and product management skills to assess the feasibility of new product/feature offerings and define product requirements for dispensary software systems and related pharmacy technology products and integrations, while working closely with customers, stakeholders and product development teams. As part of an Agile development team, the Senior Product Manager will be responsible in guiding the team to make requirements a reality.

Section A – Specific Responsibilities:

  • Execute the technology shared vision across the company on short and long-term priorities.

  • Responsible for leading and collaborating with other product management team members on projects or tasks, including mentoring junior team members.

  • Assess feasibility of new product functionality and integrations with third party vendors, offer solutions and provide estimates.

  • Prepare Product relevant documents (SoW, Business Cases, Option Analysis, etc.).

  • Leads Product Management team meetings (backlog refinement, release planning, prioritization) and other inter-team meetings, take meeting minutes and follow up on action items.

  • Represents PTS in various customer-focused user groups to present roadmap, demo functionality and elicit business and workflow requirements.

  • Represent PTS with various vendor partners (e.g. Regulatory bodies, Third Party plans, etc.).

  • Tracks competitive products and gives input to strategies that counter competitive strengths and exploit competitor weaknesses

  • Produces end user documentations for the product features and integrations as well as leads Product demos.

Section B – Main Responsibilities:

  • Leads and/or supports various stages of the Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC).

  • Ensures stakeholder requirements are captured, analyzed, justified, and included in development by reviewing regulatory requirements, feedback from user groups and pilot programs.

  • Recommend solutions and offerings by conducting option analysis.

  • Understand and support an iterative, cross-functional product development life cycle.

  • Work with Agile Scrum or Kanban teams as their dedicated Product Owner.

  • Within scrum, owns requirements for new products or enhancements to existing products, including backlog grooming, product requirements (user stories), acceptance testing, sprint demos, pilot management.

  • Balance and decide on features and issues while prioritizing across potentially conflicting objectives and constraints for better alignment.

  • Acts as the subject matter expert on new offerings, providing knowledge transfer to other teams (e.g. training, sales, support, etc.).

  • Lead and coordinate interactions with partner vendors in relation to our product offerings.

  • Correspond with third parties and government agencies on behalf of the pharmacies.

  • Coordinate with Provincial Government to coordinate legislation change and collect requirements.

  • Mentor junior product team members including peer review of user stories.

  • Leads process creation and improvement activities for internal and cross-functional teams.

  • Support the design, development and coordination of product launch activities.

  • Support the direction of technology by interfacing with product development, operations, sales and other internal stakeholders.

Section C – Key Requirements:

  • College or University degree in a relevant discipline, such as Business Administration, Computer Science, Health Information Science;

  • 5+ years of product experience in a software development company role preferably in healthcare/pharmacy management software;

  • Healthcare standards/integrations and Pharmacy domain knowledge highly desirable;

  • Experience with Product Development Life Cycle and Software Development Life Cycle;

  • Well-versed in pragmatic institute principles, business analysis, functional requirements specification;

  • Process improvement and Lean methodology experience;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;


At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$84,500 - $140,800

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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McKesson is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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