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Health Care Provider
Associate Category Manager
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McKesson Corp | Richmond, VA
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Job Description

Specific Responsibilities:

* Work with Category Manager in developing and monitoring category strategies and plans for all merchandising elements i.e. product mix, pricing strategies, promotional mix, promotional events, corporate brand strategies
* Work with the Category Manager to develop National Planograms in accordance with the timelines provided by the business.
* Manage all timelines across the business to ensure execution meets the critical path set out by the business.
* Provide service and merchandising expertise to the banner members and the various departments within McKesson.
* Work with Category Manager to establish recommended pricing strategies for both regular and promotional pricing.
* Liaison with Merchandising Dept. to ensure all pre-books deals are communicated to wholesale and store communications are posted on banner portals.
* Data input and validation for all promotional flyers, In-Stores and pre-books.
* Review and adhere to critical path schedules for all promotional and seasonal events.
* Research, determine and maintain optimal product mix for Planograms, i.e. core retail listings within BU portfolio.
* Work with dept. analyst to generate and monitor internal sales data coupled with AC Nielsen data to ensure department budgets are achieved.
* Liaise with the control brands team to assist in the development of Private Label products.
* Facilitate new product listings and communicate changes on banner portals.
* Participate in periodic business reviews with pertinent vendors to monitor and track year to date performance.
* Work with Category Manager to negotiate revenues for co-op advertising, including promotional flyers, proprietary magazines, special events.
* Oversee editing of promotional flyers and make appropriate changes in accordance with the timelines provided.

Administration / Miscellaneous

* Oversee communications to DT stores on all functional issues including planogram changes
* Respond promptly and efficiently to all stakeholder inquires to address any issues
* Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

* College Degree in relevant discipline
* 2-3 years relevant department management experience
* 2-3 years' experience managing relevant product categories
* Strong business acumen, ability to see big picture and problem solve
* Excellent communication both written and verbal
* Superior organizational skills
* Strong leadership, coaching and mentoring skills
* Financial analysis and planning skills

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 McKessonTalentAquisition@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 Corp

McKesson Corporation (McKesson) provides supply, information and care management products and services across the healthcare industry. The Company operates through two segments: The McKesson Distribution Solutions segment and The McKesson Technology Solutions segment. The McKesson Distribution Solutions segment distributes ethical drugs, medical-surgical supplies and equipment, and health and beauty care products throughout North America. This segment also provides specialty pharmaceutical solutions for biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturers, sells pharmacy software and provides consulting, outsourcing and other services. The McKesson Technology Solutions segment delivers enterprise-wide clinical, patient care, financial, supply chain, and strategic management software solutions, pharmacy automation for hospitals, as well as connectivity, outsourcing and other services. (Source: 10-K)