McKesson Manager Analytics and Insights 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

The Manager, Analytics and Insights in Retail Pharmacy Insights role reports to the Director of Patient Business Intelligence and Patient Experience and is part of the Marketing shared service within the Retail Banner Group. He or she acts as a strategic thought partner, uncovering and integrating the patient voices into actionable guidance to the commercial organization. S/he will identify and leverage a variety of data sources to generate patient insights, and help executives and internal teams make informed strategic decisions in optimizing programs, products and services available to patients across McKesson network of pharmacies. Working closely with the retail banners in Quebec and ROC to interpret their needs and objectives and determine the best analytical approach.

Specific Responsibilities

Delivering Patient Insights and Strategies

  • Act as the ‘subject matter expert’ in marketing analytics for the Retail Banner Group

  • Work collaboratively with team and internal business partners to clearly define analysis / campaign scope, objectives, targeting & measurement plan for marketing initiatives

  • Develop, implement and leverage patient profiling and segmentations for customers of our retail pharmacy banner brands.

  • Develop and interpret analytical methods (from BI reporting to advanced modeling) in support of retail business objectives including, but not limited to: patient marketing initiatives (customer acquisition, retention, lifetime value), marketing campaign effectiveness, customer loyalty and business profitability for both McKesson banners and franchisees.

  • Measure and monitor the effectiveness of patient marketing initiatives, programs, and channels and their impact on customer loyalty, and business profitability for both McKesson banners and franchisees.

  • Extract, cleanse and modify raw data from data warehouse, conduct customer analysis or campaign measurement to identify opportunities for clients

  • Automate process using SAS/SQL and/or make suggestions to tool / process improvement to drive operational efficiency

  • Create case studies to demonstrate how analytics drive revenue, profit or efficiencies for McKesson and our banners

  • Map customer journeys and touchpoints and identify opportunities to enhance patient experiences and generate incremental revenues.

Innovating and creating a data driven culture

  • Partner with key internal stakeholders to understand their strategic priorities;

  • Provide insights proactively and on demand;

  • Create and lead the process that will govern the development of new programs, services and offerings. Contribute to the strategic planning process by providing input into the identification, evaluation of opportunities as well as the selection of business initiatives.

  • Inform the development of new pharmacy services (namely, drive new scripts), brand / marketing strategies, and other business development and strategic initiatives.

  • Challenge the status quo in order for the business to make the right decisions.

Deriving Insights & Presenting Results

  • Create insightful executive reports and presentations that clearly and succinctly highlight actionable insights combined with business implications / strategic and tactical options.

  • Present analysis results and recommendations in business language in different forums/meetings

  • Expand and leverage patient, pharmacy and market knowledge;

  • Provide strategic insights and recommendations to partners and senior leadership.

Conducting Market and competitive analyses

  • Develop, plan and execute retail pharmacy and patient market research and analyses plans to support development of strategies and initiatives;

  • Conduct or request analyses and provide recommendations from results of research insights/learnings.

  • Act as industry expert on patient research, bringing innovation to the team.

Key Personal Attributes

Technical and Business Expertise

  • Strong command of a variety of market research and analytics techniques, and ideally of a variety of relevant data sources, sought out as an analytical expert and more importantly, as a strategic advisor.

  • Grasp key issues or opportunities quickly, understand the "big picture" and market insights to business objectives.

  • Brings a thorough understanding of the pharmacy market and business drivers.

Strategic Agility

  • Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.

  • Can see hidden problems; looks beyond the obvious and think creatively to develop solutions to complex problems, formulate strategies and approaches that may fall outside historical norms.

Inspiring and Influencing

  • Ability to represent the Retail and Patient Insights function on commercial and cross-functional teams.

  • Demonstrate ability to simplify and communicate complex problems and concepts.

  • Is able to simplify complex information and analytic concepts.

  • Demonstrate persuasive written and verbal communication skills.

  • Is effective in a variety of presentation settings.

  • Is comfortable around, and influential with, higher management.

Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Responsible for coaching and developing direct report

  • Collaborates on synergistic objective analyses to deliver an integrated perspective and recommendations (as appropriate) and openly shares ideas and/or constructive feedback to improve working relationships and outcomes.

  • Brings rigour and discipline while being able to operate in an unstructured, fast pace environment.

Key Requirements

  • Technical Skills - experience with Excel, Access, SAS, SQL, R, relational databases, data warehouses, analytics systems (e.g. Birst); strong analytical & data mining skills; intermediate predictive modeling / machine learning experience; experience with both qualitative and quantitative consumer research techniques 5 years of bio/pharmaceutical experience or retail in a strategic marketing or consulting role

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in any of the following (or combination of): Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Business

  • Experience with strategic market research and analytics, for brand positioning, patient segmentation and strategies, Product development, etc.

  • Experience designing and developing business strategies (i.e. stage gate or similar approach).

  • Strong strategic planning, critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Experience managing and coaching 1-2 direct reports

  • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous tasks and meet deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal, consultative and influencing skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; must be adept at presenting and making recommendations to senior management

  • Bilingual French / English (Quebec)

  • Ability to travel as needed (approximately 25%)

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.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

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Job: Marketing/Communications

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Manager Analytics and Insights

Location: Canada-Quebec-Montreal

Requisition ID: 18008117