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Responsible for operational execution of the projects in the research business, including clinical research and retrospective outcomes research, currently a $100M revenue/year business within McKesson Specialty Health. Today, this represents over 300 active projects, with approximately 80 - 100 new projects a year.
Sr. Director will serve as the expert in the organization related to operational discussions with customers (manufacturers and participating research sites) including active participation in leadership meetings conducted with customers.
Participate in scientific and operational review of projects in order to make decision for which projects to accept and move forward with a fit for our business.
Foster collaborative working relationships with cross-functional teams (i.e. finance, legal, and regulatory, others) in order to drive timely and quality project delivery.
Responsible for a team of 40 people, representing the operations team which oversees study start up and execution for Site Management Organization protocols.
Assist in developing and executing on the long-term vision for research execution and growth opportunities.
Overall responsibility to lead operations of the research business with responsibility for scientific and operational review and oversight.
Nurtures relationships with the Key Manufacturers and Stakeholders at the Practices in partnership with the Director of Business Development & Site Services team.
Drives cycle time, quality execution, and process consistency in the core operations by implementation of appropriate processes and procedures as required
Works collaboratively with other MSH stakeholders in order to align and maintain processes, maximize efficiencies, and foster a culture of teamwork.
Supports strategic initiatives in the organization including building a stronger culture of research.
Manages and supports a team of 4-8 direct reports.
Reports to the Chief Scientific Officer
8+ years clinical research related experience including 7+ years managerial experience
Experience in clinical drug development, investigational pharmaceutical research, and/or health economics and outcomes research
Strong leadership of operations/research teams
Knowledge of pharma clinical research and development process
Experience in conducting clinical research, along with past P&L oversight
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Advanced knowledge of healthcare and the specific systems area related to the management position
Knowledge of oncology and related disciplines and treatment patterns preferred
4-year degree in nursing or healthcare-related field
General Office Demands
The Woodlands office preferred, but open to remote work locations in US
Travel up to 30%
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 McKessonTalentAcquisition@mckesson.com . 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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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.