McKesson Pricing Specialist in Ontario, Canada

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 17 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

Reporting to the Manager Pharmacy Operations and Pricing, the Pricing Specialist is responsible for the strategic development, implementation, and maintenance of all pharmacy pricing initiatives. This individual will collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure the best possible results in the interest of our members.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Build recommended strategies through an understanding of National and Provincial requirements, competitive analysis and effective prioritization/identification of critical dependencies

  • Review key performance indicators and pharmacy sales data to identify, analyze, and assess pricing models.

  • Evaluate pricing requests from members to identify opportunities in optimizing margin and to resolve pricing issues and drive forward various pricing initiatives

  • Gain member commitment on pricing strategies, perform appropriate revisions, and create reporting to measure/track impact of changes to margin and revenue

  • Work closely with members to address and resolve any pharmacy pricing issues in a timely manner

  • Drive member participation in pricing initiatives

  • Monitor and understand the competitive landscape and gather market pricing information.

  • Utilize competitive pricing data to formulate profitability models and present pricing recommendations.

  • Maintain pricing and profitability models

  • Liaise and maintain relationships with third party providers and communicate upcoming changes to members

  • Maintain and build strong relationships with independent store network.

  • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with human resources policies, procedures and practices.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Requirements

  • Strong understanding of Provincial Pharmacy Pricing models

  • Relevant experience in the strategic development of pricing strategies, financial reporting/analysis, and complex analytic/problem solving

  • College diploma or University degree required

  • 3-5 years Retail Pharmacy experience

  • Experience working with a Third Party provider an asset

  • Strong working knowledge of Excel

  • Experience with Nexxsys/Pharmaclik Rx, Kroll and other pharmacy dispensing software

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Self-starter and results-oriented

  • Strong analytical and research skills

  • Well-refined interpersonal skills, able to work effectively in a cross-functional environment

  • Superior communication skills both verbal and written

  • Travel may be required

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.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

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Job: Marketing/Communications

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Pricing Specialist

Location: Canada-Ontario-Markham

Requisition ID: 18007841