Director, Corporate Strategy


$116K — $194K *


More than 4w ago


5 - 7 years of experience

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Job Description

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve - we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow's health today, we want to hear from you.

Director Corporate Strategy -

McKesson's Corporate Strategy and Business Development team is seeking to add a Director to its existing US Pharma team that is responsible for strategy development and identifying and evaluating new business opportunities. In this challenging and highly visible role, this individual will support BU- and corporate-level strategic decision making by conducting projects related to market analysis, emerging industry trends, portfolio analysis, and identification of strategic needs as it relates to the pursuit of new business endeavors. This role will provide leadership in the design, development and implementation of strategic initiatives that advance McKesson's objective to achieve better business health for our customers and better care for all.

Position Description

  • Identifies, scopes and manages strategic projects end-to-end; maintains responsibility for deliverables and timelines, shifting priorities as needed; manages stakeholder relationships and expectations
  • Facilitates business problem solving through structured hypotheses, detailed analyses, and synthesized insights leading to recommendations to senior management
  • Develops economic models to evaluate acquisitions, new business models, or in support of understanding the size, growth, and evolution of markets in which we do business, doing so with imperfect data
  • Builds trust and productive relationships with team members and stakeholders across the organization
  • Influences and gains acceptance of others to one's ideas through effective communication, relevant and insightful analyses, and creative thinking
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of company's products, competition, and broader market dynamics that frame the business context both present and over the next few years
  • Acts as thought partner in strategic discussions even outside of own projects


Irving, TX (Las Colinas) or The Woodlands, TX (Houston)

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years business development experience

Critical Skills

  • Highly prefer candidates from management consulting or investment banking with experience in managing complex projects or transactions. Healthcare industry is a plus but required
  • Strategic Thinking: evaluating industry trends, developing long-term implications and recommending pragmatic strategies for new business opportunities
  • Analytical Rigor: ability to bring structure to ill-defined problems and intellectual leadership to problem solving; synthesize insights from analysis and ensure credible, actionable recommendations
  • Financial Acumen: understanding of financial modeling and experience with financial planning, budgeting and capital allocation in the context of strategic planning to maximize shareholder value
  • Communications skills: ability to develop rapport and credibility across the organization, promote ideas and proposals persuasively
  • Healthcare Knowledge: knowledge of stakeholders, trends, economic drivers and policy across healthcare


  • 4-year Bachelor's degree in business or finance, or related field or equivalent experience
  • MBA preferred


Occasional travel, around 20%.

Must be authorized to work in the US

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That's why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to support physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$116,600 - $194,300

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,

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

Join us at McKesson.

McKesson Corporation is an American company distributing pharmaceuticals and providing health information technology, medical supplies, and care management tools. The company had revenues of $231 billion in 2020.
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