McKesson Project Manager, Master Data Management / EDG 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 role is responsible to lead the Master Data Management, Enterprise Data Governance projects. The Project Manager is accountable for the successful business needs assessment, project deployment and implementation of all MDM/EDG projects across different business units, and responsible to partner with the different stakeholders involved. Define governance and control in planning and managing all MDM/EDG projects. Act as Ambassador for Master Data and Enterprise Data Governance. Communicate the vision and management of projects.

Section A – Specific Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities generally include but are not limited to:

  1. Manage projects related to SAP, Centralization of Reference data, Data Management implementation and others as related to MDM/EDG Vision and Mission.

  2. Lead all project activities:

a. Scope Management

b. Schedule Management (dates, efforts, resources planning, milestones, …)

c. Financial Management (budgets, forecasts, variances, …)

d. Quality Control

e. Customer Satisfaction

f. Risks Management

g. Issues Management

h. Communication

i. Status Reporting

j. Documentation

  1. Responsible to maintain relationships with key stakeholders at all levels of organization (e.g. Managers, Directors, Sr. Management level) vis a vis all MDM / EDG projects, including direct liaison with the U.S., and make project decisions accordingly.

  2. Present project status update at the US and Canadian MDM Steering Committee.

  3. Responsible to develop, monitor and present MDM/EDG Dashboard for Steering Committee and Senior Management Reporting.

  4. Direct activities of staff, Evaluation process, etc.

  5. Lead, coach and guide the MDM Technical Analyst to achieve desired business results.

  6. Develop partnership with external data suppliers for what relates to reference data (Client, Vendor, Product) to strengthen McKesson Canada’s internal data.

  7. Responsible to assess project impacts on business and take appropriate actions when needed.Potential impacts on ability to create new client/vendor accounts, product shipments, etc.

  8. Performs other ad hoc activities as required.

Section B – General Responsibilities

  • Establish and communicate common goals and direction to project team and functional area; coordinate cross-functional communication, problem solving and team initiatives; champion ideas and innovations.

  • Play a role in resolving issues that require a cross-functional solution; facilitate sharing of best practices.

  • Has decision-making authority and autonomy to deliver projects and resolve conflicts in an effective manner.

  • Build cross-functional relationships with recognized influential skills to gain support; maintain positive relationships with key customers, suppliers, etc., who have a significant impact on the success of the organization.

  • Ensure to respect and adhere to company policies and procedures.

Section C – Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, science or computer science or relevant professional experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the field of data management, analysis, query development

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing projects or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of enterprise master data technology initiatives in support of business, operations and technology teams, and knowledge of enterprise master data strategies and best practices.

  • Strong management, influence and leadership skills

  • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, manage multiple projects while working on a number of different assignments simultaneously.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of MS Office, database management and statistical tools including advanced skills in Excel and MS Access.

  • Knowledge of SAP/Vistex.

  • Knowledge of AS400, SQL, MBA.

  • Bilingual French – English

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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Job: Purchasing

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Project Manager, Master Data Management / EDG

Location: Canada-Quebec-Saint-Laurent

Requisition ID: 18001368