McKesson Health Economics and Outcomes Research Project Manager in The Woodlands, Texas
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care. We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. 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. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career. Current Need The Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for implementing large cross-functional projects in support of P&BS initiatives and the Health Economics & Outcomes Research Department. The PM will have to be able to work with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment while supporting the organizational culture of continuous process improvement. As an integral part of the Project Management Office, the duties may include, but are not limited to creating Needs Assessments, High-Level Business Requirements, Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA), Risk Mitigation Strategy, Workflow Design documentation (Process Maps), Project Plan development and maintenance, Timeline Adherence, Change Management, and Project Deliverable Analysis. Additionally, the Project Manager will be responsible for driving cross functional collaboration in an effort to achieve high quality, successful HEOR deliverables that satisfactorily meet or exceed customer expectations. Position Description
Responsible for all aspects of the development/implementation of projects and programs involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a product or program from the design process through a finished state for internal/external customers. Provides a single point of contact for projects. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project which may include customers, client services and various departments (e.g. marketing, computer services etc.). Defines project scope and objectives. Oversees/coordinates all aspects of project and serves as project manager between clients, line management and internal and external resources. Plans and directs schedules as well as project budgets. Monitors the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customer on all matters. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor tasks, and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. May provide project management guidance to project team. Recommends/takes action to direct the analysis of and solution to problems.
QualificationsMinimum Requirements5+ years experience in project management. Critical Skills 5+ years of project planning role experience, preferably in healthcare or healthcare informatics relating to services and/or software 6+ years formal Project Management 4+ years managing diverse teams, with the ability to develop strong team relationships and bring individuals together to focus on team goals Demonstrated experience with Process Definition and Process Improvement initiatives Experience in Budget Modeling and Forecasting Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including Visio and Project
Additional Knowledge & SkillsMBA or relevant graduate degree preferred PMP Certification preferred Six Sigma Certification and practical application experience preferred Collaborative, customer focused, and able to create visible value to client and within the organization Knowledge and understanding of SAS programming highly beneficial Excellent verbal and written communication skills Knowledge and understanding of Healthcare Informatics and/or Clinical Research studies highly preferred Excellent Project Management and Organization Skills Ability to manage multiple projects toward effective solutions and according to budget and timelines Collaborative, customer focused, and able to create visible value to client and within the organization Proven ability to take an opportunity, research and suggest solutions
Education4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience
Physical RequirementsGeneral Office DemandsBenefits & Company StatementMcKesson 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 StatementNo agencies please. Category: Project Management