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We are looking for a talented Sr Director, U.S. Pharmaceuticals & Specialty Solutions (PSaS) Communications to join our team. This role has responsibility for leading the communications team that supports McKesson's U.S. Pharmaceuticals and Specialty Solutions (PSaS) business, our largest business unit. The individual will oversee the development and oversight of strategic internal and external communications and events that serve to shape the McKesson culture and achieve established PSaS business goals. The individual will also serve as a trusted communications advisor for the President, PSaS and his leadership team. The Senior Director, PSaS Communications will report to the Senior Vice President, Brand, Marketing and Communications (BMC) and serve as a member of the BMC leadership team. The preferred candidate will have experience working in both corporate and agency setting with experience in both the healthcare and technology/data categories. The successful candidate will have experience working in a highly matrixed environment with an ability to build strong relationships and collaborative partnerships.
Develop and oversee the execution of external public relations programs that enhance reputation and support the business objectives of PSaS and the individual businesses within the PSaS structure.
Serve as a senior communications advisor to the President, PSaS and his leadership team.
Oversee the development and execution of internal communications messaging, events and platforms that reinforce McKesson priorities and reinforce connectedness across the PSaS business.
Partner with other leaders in BMC and across the company to implement high value external events that achieve PSaS business priorities.
Serve as an inspiring leader for the PSaS communications team with a focus on growing our talent and elevating the team.
Serve as a strong partner for other leaders in BMC as we work to grow our department and develop our talent.
Work with BMC social media team to continue to advance PSaS social media programs.
Build and enhance relationship with key media and other external stakeholders.
12+ years of managing strategic communications programs and teams that improve the value of the company.
Demonstrated experience working to directly lead internal and external communications for a C-Suite executive.
Proven track record of developing and implementing strategic communications programs that deliver demonstrated ROI.
Prior experience in key areas of focus (healthcare, marketing, data, technology).
Experience working in public relations/communications roles in both corporate and agency environments.
Strong relationships and demonstrated record of working with healthcare, technology, and business media.
Experience as a people manager, leading communications/public relations teams, and talent development.
Executive presence, a dynamic professional but "no ego," and the ability to inspire confidence among leaders and all stakeholders with whom this individual will interact.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to lead and inspire direct reports.
Demonstrated record of developing strategic programs and delivering against demanding deadlines.
Highly capable speaker, organized, confident, professional, focused and not easily distracted or rattled. Strong emotional intelligence is imperative.
Collaborative style and ability to develop strong partnerships others in a highly complex, matrixed environment.
Team player who is focused on delivering against the business/function needs rather than personal passions or individual agendas.
Outstanding judgment, intuition, self-starter/strong initiative, and quick learner.
Strong business acumen with the ability to anticipate company and team needs.
Excellent organization and project management skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects to budget and schedule.
Bachelor's degree in public relations, journalism, mass media, information technology and/or communications or other related field; graduate degree preferred.
Location: Las Colinas, TX
Up to 10% travel may be required following Covid-19
Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
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.
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Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.