McKesson Director Corporate Security, McKesson Canada in Quebec, 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

Protects McKesson Canada’s facilities, human resources and supply-chain by providing a safe and secure work environment, while ensuring that all security actions, programs and initiatives undertaken are consistent with Corporate Security’s mission, the SVP/CSO’s intent and linked to business goals and objectives.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Identify, assess and mitigate the key security issues affecting McKesson Canada, keep abreast of and brief management on security issues in the region, both internal and external to the company, and provide informed opinions and objective analyses for resolution;

  • Manage and provide oversight for day-to-day security activities that affect all McKesson Canada; additional administrative functions associated with the management of a department including purchase of supplies and equipment, review and approval of invoices;

  • Provide business-minded oversight of all security and safety activities at McKesson Canada.This would include conducting security assessments; installation and maintenance of security technology; crisis and emergency management drills; executive protection; security for onsite and offsite events such as the Labor disputes;

  • With respect to all McKesson Canada construction projects, interface with Logistics Department, Engineering and Real Estate and involved divisions; interact with government and municipal agencies such as Health Canada, traffic, fire and buildings departments. Prepare and manage contracts for security services.Select and manage consultants or vendors as required, to include drafting RFPs, evaluating, recommending, negotiating contracts, providing leadership and guidance once retained, and critically reviewing work product and invoices submitted;

  • Conduct, manage and supervise security investigations involving but not limited to theft, threats, fraud or assault at McKesson Canada;

  • Develop and deliver high-level presentations on security and safety to McKesson Canada HQ executives and associated business units;

  • Liaise with Law Enforcement, Health Canada and other Private Sector Security Directors via periodic meeting;

  • Align with other directorates within Corporate Security, both regional and functional, coordinating efforts as required;

  • Liaise with various business units within McKesson Canada informing management of the formulation and implementation of security policies, objectives and best practices as required; set expectations with clients and then execute to meet those expectations;

  • Prepare monthly reports that clearly and concisely set forth significant achievements or events in the region, providing brief synopses of those that should be called to the attention of the Management Committee; prepare other reports, memoranda and position papers are required;

  • Comply with all Corporate Security directives, whether written or oral, issued by the SVP/CSO or his designee; with all Corporate Security policies, procedures and guidelines; with all Corporate Security reporting requirements, including those associated with our case management system;

  • Attend professional development seminars, courses or conference; domestic and international travel as required;

  • Develop and substantiate budget requests; assist SVP/CSO gain approval of budget; manage multi-million dollar budget;

  • Other tasks as assigned by the SVP/CSO or his designee.

General Responsibilities

  • Plans the activities of his/her staff; assesses results and takes appropriate measures to improve performance.

  • Determines human resources required to carry out work; delegates responsibilities and appropriate authority to his/her staff; recommends structural and organizational changes when necessary.

  • Directs activities of staff and coordinates with other groups and departments.

  • Trains employees; evaluates their performance; encourages and assists them in their development.

  • Approves requisitions, expenses and other financial transactions within his/her authority; protects income and assets of the company against loss and waste.

  • Ensures that company policies are respected.

  • Maintains appropriate communications with all levels of the organization

Job Requirements

+ B.A. or equivalent required; professional certifications preferred

  • Minimum ten (10) years experience in business and/or government

  • Knowledge of internal aspects of financial transactions and payments

  • Prior command center operations in security, military or law enforcement preferred

  • Knowledge of telecommunications technology to include video teleconferencing, wireless communication, digital storage and retrieval systems and alarm systems.

  • In-depth knowledge of Canadian Labor Law

  • Strategic thinker with firm understanding of the balance between business and security

  • Leadership skills necessary to command the action and confidence of others during fast breaking crisis situations

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to communicate complex issues clearly and concisely; ability to prepare and deliver high level presentations and briefings, for both internal and external audiences

  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to gather and critically evaluate information and prepare written documents that clearly and concisely identify the issues presented and their proposed resolutions

  • Must be well-spoken, calm and have ability to inspire confidence; must be a self-starter, capable of working either independently or as part of a team

  • Must be able to work on and prioritize multiple tasks; must be able to work well under pressure, both internal and external and exercise sound judgment

  • Basic computer skills, including familiarity with Internet, email, word processing and database programs

  • Ability to monitor and manage a budget

  • Be bilingual in English and French both written and speaking

  • Approximate travelling time required: 20%

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: Facilities

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Director Corporate Security, McKesson Canada

Location: Canada-Quebec-Saint-Laurent

Requisition ID: 18003980