McKesson Retail Sales Manager - Northern OK in Tulsa, Oklahoma

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.

We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

As the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson’s focus on providing customers with the industry’s highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

McKesson is looking for a Retail Sales Manager who will cover independent pharmacies in the Northern OK area. This is a field based position with daily customer facing responsibilities within the region so extensive travel with some overnights required. Candidate must be located within the territory.

Position Description

The Retail Sales Manager (RSM) is an individual contributor sales professional responsible for the sales of our portfolio products and services to independent pharmacies within an assigned geographic territory. The RSM is a highly consultative role requiring the ability to effectively lead all interactions with the pharmacist in charge and/or business owner of the pharmacy. The RSM will develop the appropriate strategy for each assigned account and lead the coordinated execution of various products and service throughout the sales process. The RSM will position McKesson as a trusted and expert partner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve annual budgetobjectives for assigned sales territory

  • Build a comprehensive businessplan to optimize short and long term territory performance

  • Lead the execution of aconsultative sales process from qualification to contract negotiations forall opportunities within assigned territory

  • Build a robust opportunityfunnel by organic (cold calling) and coordinated efforts

  • Prepare for and providemeaningful participation in the future improvement and development ofMcKesson product and services leveraging the experience of our pharmacypartners

  • Provides customers with marketingadvice, financial analysis to formulate financial plans, managed careinformation, competitive data and profit enhancing opportunities throughsales methodologies and programs designed to point out the benefits ofcompany products/services/technologies

  • Develops sales proposals,business reviews, sales presentations of specific products and services,demonstrations of products, merchandising plans, and sales promotions togrow existing business or capture new accounts.

  • Ensures on-going attention toenhancing strong relationships with key customers in order tobuild/maintain the credibility required to retain business long term

  • Through collaboration withother departments and coordination with staff in operations, delivery,inventory, credit and finance, provides problems solving andtroubleshooting expertise to customers in servicing existing accounts.

  • Through collaboration and teamselling opportunities, participates in sales team presentations whereappropriate to further enhance business growth opportunities, improveselling skills, and gain knowledge about the customer base.

  • Maintain current, detailed andaccurate data in our CRM, providing an accurate salesforecast in real-time

  • Special projects as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 years sales experience

Critical Skills

  • Current valid driver’slicense and clean driving record required

  • 4 year’s sales experience healthcarepreferred but not required.

  • 4 years business to businesssales experience

  • Must be open to 80% travel;primarily day travel by car with at least a few overnights per month

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite

  • Ability to read P/L statements

  • Experience in the retail/distribution, healthcaredelivery, pharmacy, benefits or insurance industry helpful and preferred

  • Consultative and partnership with a deep understandingof interpersonal communication and ability to identify customer needs

  • Business/Financial Acumen

  • Analysis/Problem Solving / Negotiation

  • Teamwork/Collaboration

  • Relationship building with a focus on facilitatingtrust and open communication

  • Influential communicator with focus on active listeningand customizing messages appropriately for differing audiences

  • Flexibility

  • Ability to navigate complex environments successfully

  • Strong organization skills

  • Organized, accountable, assertive and focused onresults

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


  • 4-year degree in business or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

  • Position is field based withextensive territory travel by car 80%.

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.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

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

Agency Statement

No agencies please

Job: Sales/Client Management

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Retail Sales Manager - Northern OK

Location: Oklahoma-Tulsa

Requisition ID: 18004982