Director of Corporate Strategy @ McKesson in Dallas, TX

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.

Role Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Provides coaching and guidance to junior colleagues and supports VP, CSBD, with team leadership
  • Oversees project delivery and ensures members of project teams complete deliverables on-time to the satisfaction of the project sponsor


Las Colinas, TX;

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of prior strategy, business development, or healthcare consulting and / or relevant industry experience

Critical Skills

  • Ability to quickly climb the learning curve in new subject areas;
  • Versatility and adaptability to adjust as projects evolve;
  • Executive presence: ability to communicate and present to senior-level executives
  • Deep understanding of healthcare industry dynamics and trends;
  • Strong, fact-based, clear, logical communication and influencing skills with a track record of success in highly matrixed organizations;
  • Functional experience in strategic planning, management consulting, investment banking, finance, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital, or healthcare operations;
  • Ability to take input and balance requests from multiple leaders, work independently or as part of a team, and manage multiple project elements at the same time;
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking, and project management skills; ability to bring structure to ill-defined problems; synthesize insights from analysis and ensure credible, actionable recommendations


  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or another relevant field
  • MBA or another relevant Master’s program preferred

If interested, please apply here.

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