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Account Manager, Oncology

Texas, Remote Job ID JR0078946 Category Field Sales Post Date Mar. 01, 2023

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.

This role is posted in anticipation of projected business needs. We are seeking talented Account Managers and Account Executives at varying career levels.

Position Summary:

The Account Executive role is responsible for retaining and growing their territory of existing customers/practices in oncology. This includes working with the customer to understand and identify the strategic vision and objectives within the customer organization while aligning McKesson products and services to ensure those business objectives are achieved.  The Account Executive will develop and support the relationship between McKesson and the individual customer at multiple levels (including the C-Suite), assisting the customer in maximizing the various McKesson products they currently use and working with the customer to identify areas of need where additional McKesson products may enhance attainment of their business goals. This will also entail developing and maintaining a productive working relationship with all pertinent internal departments/teams as well as ensuring all internal stakeholders are working in conjunction with each other to meet the overall agreed upon goals and strategies for the customer.

Key Responsibilities:

Account Retention & Expansion

  • Strategizes, plans, prioritizes, and executes sales activities to create opportunities with new and existing practices.

  • Understand the practice’s business challenges, strategies and priorities and how McKesson Provider Solutions can help address those needs.

  • Identifies the most strategically important customers, decision makers/influencers and personally develops relationships with them.

  • Actively participates in a continuous customer planning process, in assessing customer value as well as by planning and shaping account strategies.

  • Fully engages the practice in planning the account activities.

  • Proactively Develops and expands network to generate opportunities

  • Understand practice processes, buying cycles and decision drivers as well as their current and future needs. Articulates ROI/value of products, services, and solutions

Customer Knowledge

  • Meet the needs and concerns of the practices — considers how actions or plans will affect practices; responds quickly to meet needs and resolve problems; avoids over commitments.

  • Sets up customer feedback systems — Implements effective ways to monitor and evaluate concerns, issues, and satisfaction within each practice and to anticipate the practices’ needs.

  • Educates the practices — Shares information with practices to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; is regarded by the practice as the thought leader in this industry.

  • Builds collaborative relationships — Builds rapport and trusted advisor relationships with the practices; demonstrates empathy towards the customer in all situations and uses that empathy to successfully resolve issues; establishes regular meetings to be in front of the customer.

Sales Forecasting

  • Increases number of opportunities, average deal value, and win rate while reducing sales cycle time.

  • Build a sales pipeline of high-quality opportunities and disqualifying unlikely and poorly fit opportunities.

  • Prepares accurate and timely sales forecasts.

  • Conducts win/loss analysis and sharing insights with other stakeholders.

Financial and Business Acumen

  • Understand the practice’s decision drivers from their perspective (options available, financial benefit/costs) and the implications that buying decisions have on both McKesson and the practice.

  • Draws upon knowledge of competitors and payers to communicate valuable insight on those issues that deliver results for both McKesson Provider Solutions and the practice.

  • Understand Provider Solutions business units (BU's) and their relationships to each other within Provider Solutions and McKesson.

  • Prepares and delivers Quarterly Business Reviews; interprets the data to provide valuable insight and help the practice make decisions to increase profitable revenue for both the practice and McKesson Provider Solutions.

Market Intelligence

  • Identifies, collects, and organizes data for analysis and decision-making; articulates trends in the healthcare industry and develops new opportunities.

  • Understand McKesson products and value-added services and how they compare/contrast to the competition

  • Knows how the competition positions their products and/or services in the market and to the customer and can leverage the weaknesses to McKesson Provider Solutions' advantage.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Jointly identify and drive the strategic vision and partnership between the customer and McKesson, ensuring alignment in expectations for the product/service and the desired outcomes. Establishing multiple levels of relationship with the customer (high and wide:  at the user level, department head level, and senior management), engaging Sr. Leadership when appropriate.

  • Day-to-day account management, relationship building, selling and troubleshooting. Act as both the internal and external customer liaison, serving as the customer advocate, including monitoring and supporting all activity and chasing problem resolution through the appropriate part of our organization and escalating customer issues quickly if problems are not being addressed sufficiently. Works with operations, finance, customer care, GPO, generics, sales effectiveness, contracts, and legal among other internal teams.

  • Analysis of sales reports and customer trends to proactively identify and capture opportunities. 

  • Identify opportunities for cross-selling new products across McKesson, selling add-on services and working with the sales team to identify opportunities and drive them to closure.

  • Participating and deployment of training and education key learnings.

  • Travel and Expense booking and reporting.

  • Sales Force: Document activity, customer notes/status updates, maintenance of current and potential customer profiles and utilize to complete/adhere to company processes.

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge:

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years progressive experience in sales or service

  • Valid driver's license and clear driving record

  • Ability to travel up to 75% within the territory, mostly day travel

Critical Skills 

  • Demonstrated retention and account management experience 

  • 4+ years’ experience with professional communication and the ability to express complex messages, sell services through written and verbal communications to a variety of practice stakeholders (including physicians and administrative staff)

  • Strong experience with long-term contracts negotiation/renegotiations

  • Presenting financial information to key stakeholders 

  • Strategic and creative mindset with problem-solving capabilities

  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office, or CRM

Additional Skills/Knowledge

  • Experience with delivering customer quarterly business reviews or analyzing performance and communicating value to customers

  • Demonstrated success in customer growth and retention

  • Demonstrated capabilities in establishing executive level relationships and conducting executive-level meetings and presentations

  • SAP and Salesforce experience

  • Healthcare experience in Oncology or Rheumatology

  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and the ability to build and coordinate a team of professionals to accomplish a common goal/objective to deliver customer value

  • Experience with pharmaceutical products (preferably oncology) and buy-and-bill model

  • Knowledgeable in insurance/payer landscape and trends in reimbursement and healthcare reform

  • Demonstrates an understanding of a private medical practice business model

  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills to prioritize and execute tasks

  • Clinical or medical administrative credentials a plus


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Health Administration, Communications, OR 4+ years of equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

  • General office environment

  • Travel up to 75%

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.

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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