Senior Data Analyst
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Posted:
December 07, 2016
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16008189-en-us

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.


Position Description
  • Lead McKesson Financial Center (MFC) evolution for Business Analytics to deliver actionable insights to the business e.g. predictive modeling and what-if analysis
  • Partner with Corporate Data and Analytics teams to onboard new analytics capabilities into MFC
  • Create governance and processes necessary to facilitate delivery of successful analytics solutions
  • Understand, clarify, analyze and document requirements for cross MFC analytics initiatives
  • Demonstrate good judgment and analytical skills to conduct option analysis and present recommendations to senior leadership
  • Acquire business process/functional and data knowledge of new customer business domain
  • Learn new technical skills quickly and apply them to deliver projects
  • Create supporting user documentation, prototypes and support MFC user training on  new capabilities onboarded within the team
  • Support updates to MFC technology application maps
  • Communicate accurate and timely project status, issues, risks and scope changes to the Business Solutions Manager
  • Support and mentor junior team members to evolve from service provider to business partner to business advisor
  • Additional responsibilities will include, but not limited to, assisting in effort estimation, status reporting and project time tracking to refine estimation model.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead MFC evolution for Business Analytics to deliver actionable insights to the business
  • Acquire business process/functional and data knowledge of new customer business domain
  • Support option evaluation and impact analysis for new technologies and capabilities
  • Communicate accurate and timely project status, issues, risks and scope changes

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
4+ years experience in programming on enterprise or department servers or systems

Critical Skills
  • 2+ years of hands on experience implementing complex predictive models and technical solutions using broad range of technologies
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis concepts and tools such as SAS and R
  • Experience using Big Data tools such as SAP HANA, Hadoop, or Netezza
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and SSIS
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong executive communication and documentation skills
Additional Knowledge & Skills 
  • Must have ability to quickly ramp up on new technologies and tools
  • Knowledge of functional data for financial operations
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent activities
  • Strong team player with commitment to excellence
  • Ability to mentor junior team members on the technology development standards
  • Ability to lead requirement solicitation sessions
  • Proficiency in Tableau data visualization is highly preferred

Education
4-year degree in computer science 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.
A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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