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Sr. HR Business Partner

Trenton, Canada Job ID JR0099557 Category HR Business Partner Post Date Oct. 10, 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.

Please note that this position requires travel to our three (3) distribution centres in Ontario located in Trenton, Brampton and Milton. Travel to either Brampton or Milton will be required once per week with onsite presence in Trenton also required once per week.

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

In this role, you will report to the Sr. Director, HR Business Partner leading our people and culture priorities for multiple distribution centers in Ontario. You will design and execute strategic initiatives that nurture our business objectives for the region.

You will identify Human Resources and organizational development opportunities, and design, develop, and deliver solutions that meet the business’ needs in the areas of talent development, talent management, workforce planning, and performance management. You’re analytically driven and always leverage data driven insights to measure your results against our objectives.

The ideal candidate will have experience in global organizations. You are energized by strategic design and producing a high output of work.

Section A - Responsibilities

  • Design and lead strategic HR priorities for the region. Align HR strategies to effectively link to business priorities, maximize talent, minimize risk, and optimize business performance.

  • Act as a strategic thought partner that provides leaders with support on a variety of business-related topics, and addressing and overcoming challenges related to organizational design, reorganizations, complex employee relations, and change management.

  • Build effective partnerships and relationships with leaders and employees to solve complex HR challenges.

  • Coach leaders in change management strategies for major initiatives. Act as a change agent to maximize results while minimizing negative impact on our employee experience.

  • Lead and manage all human resources activities to ensure the right people are in place and prepared to meet the challenges of the business. Acquire the best talent.

  • Lead succession planning and leadership development. Assist leaders in designing development opportunities for their team.

  • Leverage data driven insights to provide analysis and recommendations to address people and culture gaps.

  • Maintain expert working knowledge of environmental factors influencing the business (i.e., HR legislation, best practices trends, etc.

Section B - Position Requirements

  • 4+ years of professional experience at the HR Business Partner or above level within the supply chain, distribution or logistics industry required.

  • Degree or diploma in business management or Human Resources.

  • Business acumen with enterprise mindset. Preferred global experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong relationship building and change management capabilities.

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, project management, communication, problem solving, and influence skills. A demonstrated ability to form excellent working relationships with the business and within HR.

  • Collaborative, experienced with supporting stakeholders and team members in a matrixed environment. 

  • Additional key competencies include collaboration; composure; execution and follow through.

  • Natural fit with McKesson's I2CARE & ILEAD Shared Principles.


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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Current employees must apply through internal career site.

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