McKesson Dir, Vaccines in Irving, Texas75062

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

This position reports to the Vice President of Brand Rx and will be responsible for evaluating and managing new business opportunities in the Vaccine division of US Pharma. In this role the VP will oversee market analysis, strategy and plan for the Vaccine division. The incumbent will drive the development of new business through marketing strategy, marketing plan, and marketing execution activities including but not limited to sales enablement, campaign and program development, sales training, partnership development, thought leadership, and overall marketing efforts within the business. This position will lead 4-6 direct/indirect reports.

Position Description

  • Identifying, evaluating, and managing new business opportunities :Leads the development of the vaccine marketing strategy including: assessing the market landscape, identifying unmet market needs, developing new solutions and strategies to address customer needs, and creating competitive strategies. Provide leadership, management through influence, and in person interactions with sales teams and customers to drive adoption of vaccine programs that improve customers’ productivity and expandingoverall sales of vaccines at McKesson.

  • Develop and delivery competitive solutions for all customer segments: Leads the development of value proposition, customer segments, messaging, and creation of sales tools and sales training/support.In this position the incumbent would be responsible for maintaining communication with key customers by developing close business relationships to monitor market conditions while remaining alert to new business opportunities and to ensure on-going account servicing in a manner that maximizes customer satisfaction while positioning McKesson Brand Rx Vaccines favorably as the market leader.

  • Oversee vaccine team that creates, drives, and executes compelling product strategy and solutions . Foster strong leadership competency and work to improve bench strength within the vaccines division.Establish development plans and mentor individuals on the team to maximize their growth and potential. Build a pipeline of talent by developing individuals across the team.

  • Contract Negotiations with key vaccine manufacturers .Coordinate the process of negotiation and documentation of vaccine manufacturers.Increase profits through well-planned and executed collaborative negotiations

Minimum Requirements

8 years of product management experience including 5 years managerial experience

Critical Skills

  • 7-10 years hand on product experience

  • May have a variety of backgrounds, such as finance, product, programs, where they were measured by top line growth and financial results.

  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to take initiative.Someone who takes risk to implement new ideas and creates a culture of collaboration and teamwork that fosters open communication and organizational flexibility.

  • Excels at working in a spontaneous and challenging environment.

  • Financial and business acumen to include knowledge of key financial statements drivers and levers.

  • Demonstrates extremely high sense of urgency, personal energy, and stamina.Capable of handling multiple priorities and extensive time demands.High level of personal integrity.

  • Effectively navigates through complex situations, both internal and external, that may require multiple decision makers.

  • Effective communicator with internal and external executives.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead working environments and embrace the principles of positive employee relations.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Good management, communication and analytical skills and thorough knowledge of company's products


MBA preferred in Marketing, Business or related field or equivalent experience

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: Marketing/Communications

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Dir, Vaccines

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 17001915