McKesson Manager, Local Marketing (Uniprix and Proxim) 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.
The Uniprix and Proxim Local Marketing Manager will be responsible for planning and executing local marketing activities: strategic planning, member plan and tool development, deployments and results analyses. Leading a team of specialists and coordinators, the incumbent will be in charge of communicating with the various business partners.
Tasked with providing local support to promote the business of branches of both banners, he or she will implement the necessary processes and tools to measure the results of the proposed plans. The Uniprix and Proxim Local Marketing Manager will help develop and execute visual platforms and communication tools for members.
Section A – Specific responsibilities
Develop the annual local marketing plan, ensuring compliance with brand image and positioning as well as meeting financial goals.
Track monthly budgets and the financial planning of your department.
Analyze the business market of Uniprix and Proxim banners and the competition.
Advise members and support their local marketing requests.
Develop and use performance analysis tools for sales and activities related to local marketing offensives.
Negotiate and follow up on agreements with vendors and subcontractors.
Develop a motivating and collaborative environment within the team; support, coach and encourage continuous learning.
Section B – Key responsibilities
Coaching and support for members
Advise banner members and determine local advertising and sponsorship strategies.
Oversee the production and delivery of local marketing projects.
Organize, in collaboration with retail operations departments, some opening or inauguration activities in accordance with members’ needs.
Brand image and compliance
Ensure compliance with the brand’s graphic standards and advertising concepts for any document, tool or program developed for members.
Oversee and approve the final ad layouts developed for members.
Ensure that all strategies, visual platforms and tools developed for members comply with the laws governing our industry.
Hire, develop, assess and mobilize your team.
Lead department meetings.
Coach a team of project coordinators and specialists, developing strategies to ensure the delivery of quality service.
Department, budget and material resource management
Ensure good communication with the various internal and external partners.
Help develop a business plan for your department. Take the necessary steps to meet objectives.
Build and maintain relationships with members and various industry stakeholders to ensure exceptional service and communication.
Handle and follow up on department complaints, conflicts and problems and take the necessary steps to resolve them.
Ensure company policies are observed.
Section C – Job requirements
Bachelor's degree in business management and marketing or the equivalent
At least 10 years of marketing experience in a retail environment
At least 5 years of experience in team management
Bilingual: French and English, written and spoken
Skilled at managing priorities and deadlines
Strong communication, teamwork and team management skills
Able to work under pressure and manage multiple projects at the same time
Capable of recommending quality, creative and innovative solutions
Excellent organizational skills with a disciplined approach and follow-up
Capable of making decisions
A positive, professional attitude with a client-centred approach
Self-starter with a sense of responsibility and autonomy
Able to write in French and English
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
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.
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Organization: McKesson Canada
Title: Manager, Local Marketing (Uniprix and Proxim)
Requisition ID: 18004544