McKesson Sr. Director - Corporate Sourcing 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

This position will need to develop a thorough knowledge of company operations, policies, and procedures. Handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature. Collects, prepares, and presents information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff and outside individuals.

Manages relationships across multiple levels of the organization across the company. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Responsible for utilizing analysis and data to make informed decisions. Analyzes problems, determines approach, compiles and analyzes data and prepares reports/ recommendations. Coordinates activities between departments and outside parties. Work is generally of a critical or confidential nature. Assignments may be found in various functional areas.

Position Description

Responsible for overseeing activities related to the procurement of materials, parts, components, and equipment. Directs the activities of buyers and expediters to accomplish company objectives. Reviews and approves purchases up to a specified dollar amount. May negotiate major contracts involving large dollar amounts. Develops policies and procedures for the operation of procurement activities. Monitors the cost, schedule and performance aspects of major subcontracts. Coordinates purchasing activities with engineering and manufacturing departments to maintain inventories at planned levels. May assist with the establishment and maintenance of the production control system.

Minimum Requirements

10 years purchasing experience including 5 years management experience

Critical Skills

Responsible for leading the team that handles Sourcing & Category Management for all corporate categories. This includes Corporate Departments (i.e. HR, Benefits, Marketing, Corp Comm, Finance, etc.) and categories that span the corporation (i.e. Management Consulting, Outsourcing, Temp Services, Travel, Print, Office Supplies, etc.).

This position will lead developing sourcing and category strategies for these areas, as well as work with the team to present, get buy-in, execute and implement those strategies. This will include conducting sourcing events with cross functional teams, as well as selecting suppliers and negotiating final agreements in partnership with the business units we support, in conjunction with the other shared services teams we work with (i.e. IT, Legal, ISRM, Insurance, etc.). In addition, they will need to partner closely with the rest of the McKesson Enterprise Sourcing & Business Optimization (MESBO) team, including other Sourcing & Category Management leaders, Operations, Data & Analytics, Reporting, Category Specialists, etc.

This position will also need to be able to work closely and effectively with all of the different business units across McKesson to identify needs, develop strategies, and select appropriate solutions. They will need to continually find ways to drive efficiencies in operations, and adopt and work in an Agile environment to achieve optimal results.

  • 15 years advanced sourcing & category managementexpertise.

  • Fluency in Ariba, Source to Pay.

  • Supplier RelationshipManagement.

  • Corporate Business Strategy experience.

  • Strong Presentation skills.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Advanced knowledge of purchasing policies, practices and systems, and demonstrates leadership skills

Education

4-year degree in 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: Purchasing

Organization: McKesson Corporate

Title: Sr. Director - Corporate Sourcing

Location: Georgia-Alpharetta

Requisition ID: 18004617