MCKESSON | Director, Business Insights | Irving, TX | United States | | 17 Oct 2022

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Job Location: Irving, TX

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

McKesson’s Pharmaceutical Solutions and Services (PSaS) Decision Intelligence (DI) team is looking for a Director, Business Insights to support strategic data initiatives. DI team focuses on facilitating data driven change and creating business value through data products and advanced analytics. The successful candidate will have the perfect blend of business acumen, strong analytical skills along with leadership skills to deliver innovative digital solutions that enables effective decision making. Jyotish Jyotish - Career & Life Prediction

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop deep understanding of McKesson core businesses and PSaS operating models (decision-making process, workflow management, etc.), and broader McKesson business initiatives
  • Partner with PSaS business unit leads to drive strategic Decision Intelligence capability needs and prioritization planning in the short and medium-long term time horizon
  • Play a critical role in helping PSaS business units realize and extract the value from the data products, analytics, and insights
  • Engage and influence business and tech stakeholders by conveying ideas and communicating effectively
  • Contribute to the design, delivery, improvement and optimization of the DI data products and technologies with the delivery leads, to enable better business insights generation, higher analytics sophistication, and greater business agility
  • Drive innovation of new transformative solutions that lead to better design and setup of DI products, better decision making and business process improvements; catalyze the pursuit of new DI technologies and sciences to satisfy PSaS business needs
  • Plan team DI initiatives, lead cross-functional data analyst teams and formulate efficient operating and engagement models
  • Motivate team members to focus on continuous operational, analytical, and decision-making process excellences; manage and mentor analytics team members, and support their professional growth
  • Accountable for the budgeting and financial management for the team
  • Enforce the quality, privacy, information security, regulatory requirements across the team and make sure these requirements are met for the DI products and solutions

Critical Requirements

  • 12+ years of data and analytics experience with 3-5+ years of product-facing team management experience, and 5+ years in data analytics function(s)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, applied mathematics, machine learning, or a related data centric-technical field. Master’s degree preferred
  • Proven success leading analytics team and developing individuals; Ability to empower teams and individuals to act autonomously and hold them accountable,
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and build partnership with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to translate analytics and technological perspectives into strategic business languages and actional results, and perform powerful business presentations
  • Deep knowledge of business analytics and associated practices relevant to the healthcare/pharmaceutical/biotech industries
  • Industry experience and knowledge in Healthcare or Supply chain
  • Expertise in applying data analysis, data science, BI reporting and other analytics frameworks and techniques to influence business decisions
  • Experience working in Agile framework
  • Experience with SQL, data extraction methodologies, relational and dimensional databases methods

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with cloud computing data platforms: e.g. Azure, AWS
  • Experience working with large-scale data implementation
  • Understanding of AI/ML machine learning and predictive modeling techniques
  • Familiarity with a data visualization tool: e.g. Tableau, Power BI


Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, applied mathematics, machine learning, or a related data centric-technical field. Master’s degree preferred

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.

McKesson is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected]. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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