McKesson Category Specialist in Alpharetta, Georgia

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, 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. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson 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.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.

Current Need

Support the Enterprise & Technology Sourcing teams in achieving sourcing objectives by leading tactical sourcing events

Engage in End to End tactical RFP Execution, Management, and Analytics

Gather and interpret relevant data to assess costs, productivity, demand patterns, etc.

Contribute to post-contract sourcing delivery success (savings, compliance, buying channel optimization) related to assigned sourcing projects

Provide Actionable Savings, Spend, and Compliance Insight

Ensure that legal terms in contracts are in line with category and procurement objectives

Support Wave Planning / Pipeline Process

Position Description

Reporting to the Director, Sourcing & Procurement at McKesson, the Category Specialist will support the Enterprise and Technology Sourcing organizations by managing tactical sourcing initiatives. The Category Specialist will be expected to lead the end-to-end sourcing process for assigned projects, build relationships with suppliers and business stakeholders, and drive incremental value for the business.

Minimum Requirements

3 years experience in areas such as product management, purchasing, marketing/sales, and or finance

Critical Skills

  • General knowledge of company's products and services, excellent interpersonal skills and written/verbal skills, ability to collect and analyze data.

  • Solid understanding of supply chain operations and financial profitability levers

  • Manage multiple projects requiring frequent communication, organization, time management, and problem solving

  • Financial acumen and analytical

Additional Knowledge & Skills

General knowledge of company's products and services, excellent interpersonal skills and written/verbal skills, ability to collect and analyze data. Solid understanding of supply chain operations and financial profitability levers. Manage multiple projects requiring frequent communication, organization, time management, and problem solving. Financial acumen and analytical.

Education

4-year degree in business, finance, marketing, 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 Corporate

Title: Category Specialist

Location: Georgia-Alpharetta

Requisition ID: 18008750