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Data Program Manager

Apply Job ID JR0080053 Date posted 03/01/2023

McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions. McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other organizations in healthcare to help provide the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost-effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities that make our customers and partners more successful - all for the better health of patients. McKesson has been named a “Most Admired Companyin the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a “Best Place to Workby the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top military-friendly company by Military Friendly. For more information, visit

McKesson’s Medical-Surgical team (a $10 billion dollar division of a top employer in healthcare), is seeking a Data Program Manager in Richmond, VA. In this role, you will be responsible for continual development and management of key Merchandising capabilities including product leads and category penetration solutions. 

Through ongoing program management, establishing new capabilities for the MMS sales force and customer base, and measuring program performance, you will support product category growth and profitability.  With a heavy focus on using data to find and present opportunities and executing at scale, the ideal candidate should have a strong grasp of data analysis, understand business impact and implications of their findings and translate these into meaningful solutions. Further, the candidate should have experience working with technical teams as a product owner to continue build and enhance our capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare business case and establish measurements for new merchandising capabilities and initiatives that create value for McKesson, our customers and suppliers.

  • Provide guidance to IT teams in terms of requirements, functionality and proper utilization of merchandising capabilities.

  • Work across internal teams such as pricing and category management to ensure pricing and product strategies are accurately reflected in Merchandising initiatives.

  • Work with digital marketing and SupplyManager teams to establish connectivity and/or necessary data communications with marketing and sales E-Commerce platforms.
  • Utilize disparate data internal and external data including equipment placements, transactional history, market data, claims data, etc. to develop rich product-based targeting and provide guidance to development of new programs.

  • Develop workflows to deliver product leads and supporting sales collateral to sales and marketing channels through Alteryx.

  • Regularly publish measurements for program effectiveness to both internal parties and manufacturer partners.

Minimum Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience

Critical Skills

  • Experience developing technical solutions with IT development teams as a product owner or key decision maker.

  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Access and Excel

  • 4+ years of experience authoring SQL queries with high degree of proficiency.

  • Familiarity with a data-visualization tools including Power BI.
  • Ability to process and synthesize complex data to technical and non-technical audiences.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong financial analysis background and understanding of P&L driver

  • Experience in working with large, complex data systems to aggregate, organize, and prepare data for use in business analysis

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Previous success in data manipulation, data relationships, spreadsheets, queries, and business intelligence tools

  • Strong ability to generate meaningful data to influence action


  • BA or BS degree or equivalent experience required

Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.


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

$99,500 - $165,800

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.

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Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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