McKesson Executive Assistant in Irving, Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.

We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

As the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson’s focus on providing customers with the industry’s highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Position Description

Provides administrative support for a Senior Executive/Chief Operations Office. Requires thorough knowledge of company operations, policies, and procedures. A self-starter, able to work independently as well as part of a team, and one whom possesses a high level of discretion and confidentiality. Manage complex calendar and travel schedule. Demonstrate flexibility and problem-solving abilities to adjust and prioritize schedules based on frequent, last-minute changes. Organized and analytical, must possess strong business judgment and communication skills. Build effective relationships with EAs and other senior level executives across the company to ensure efficient workflow and handling of internal requests. Liaise with other teams within the company and external parties such as customers. Provide assistance altering presentations according to customer needs. Coordinate logistics for team and executive off-site meetings, including travel arrangements, selection of location, vendors and amenities. Requires occasional travel and on-site support for large scale and/or Executive meetings. Prepare and provide detailed meeting agendas, coordinate, collect and create presentation materials for team meetings. Review and summarize monthly reports. Manages travel and expense for executives.

Minimum Requirements

8 years advanced administrative support experience working with senior level executives within and outside the company, customers, visitors, and other dignitaries.

Critical Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of company operations

  • Maintains high level of confidentiality

  • Expert-level written and verbal communication skills

  • Proof reading skills with attention to detail

  • Strong decision-making ability

  • Outstanding organizational, prioritization and time management skills

  • Good common sense, interpersonal skills, accuracy and initiative

  • Experience in customer/client relations and building strong, effective working relationships

  • Ability to work individually and with a team, as needed

  • Experience scheduling domestic and international travel arrangements

  • Ability to work under general direction, on multiple tasks with demanding timelines

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of Peoplesoft and Visier preferred.


HS Diploma, Vocational Training, Professional Certification or Equivalent. An AA degree is preferred.

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: Administrative/Clerical

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Executive Assistant

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 18008121