McKesson Administrative Assistant in Washington, District Of Columbia

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, 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. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson 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.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.

Current Need

Provide high level administrative and operational support to the Litigation team within the General Counsel Organization with the ability to be a true partner and gatekeeper for the team.

Position Description

  • Responsible for heavy calendaring, scheduling cross-functional, multi-person and multi-time zone meetings and being the point person for scheduling availability

  • Organizes domestic and international travel arrangements

  • Prepares and processes expense reports, may review expense reports submitted to the department by direct reports team members

  • Coordinates activities between departments and outside parties

  • Contacts company personnel at all levels to gather information and prepare reports

  • Collects and prepares information for use in discussions/meetings of team and outside individuals

  • Prepares PowerPoint presentation materials

  • Makes high level contacts of a sensitive nature inside and outside the company

  • Manages special projects on behalf of the department

  • Handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature

  • Other duties as assigned

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Minimum Requirements

8 years advanced administrative support experience

Critical Skills

  • Experience in law firm or corporate legal department preferred.

  • Advanced skills in MS Office Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint and Publisher

  • Ability to anticipate activities and take proactive action with little or no direction

  • Strong time management and prioritization skills

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks with demanding or competing deadlines

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills

  • The ability to use automated office equipment, follow difficult instructions, and maintain written records

  • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills

  • Uses discretion and maintains high level of confidentiality

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Possess a strong understanding of office procedures and practices.

  • Must be able to multi-task while remaining flexible, with attention to detail and have the ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Must possess strong organizational skills for the efficient and successful handling and management of multiple projects.

  • Ability to assess circumstances and problem solve with minimal supervision, exercising common sense and diplomacy.

  • Proficient in written communications including clear and concise writing, editing for spelling and grammar and ability interpret information.

  • Speaks clearly and eloquently, representing the office in a professional manner.

  • Must be dependable, timely, have a positive attitude, and a team work ethic.

  • Meticulous attention to detail with the ability to compose professional correspondence.

Education

HS Diploma, Vocational Training or Equivalent. An AA degree is preferred.

Certifications/Licensure

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

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: Administrative/Clerical

Organization: McKesson Corporate

Title: Administrative Assistant

Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Requisition ID: 18001705