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Associate Product Manager Full-time

at McKesson in Georgia (Published at 16-01-2020)

Current Need

McKesson's Relay Pharmacy division has an opening for an Associate Product Manager in our Atlanta, North Druid Hills office. This position requires 20-30% occasional overnight travel.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career! Review more information on our website at: http://www.mckesson.com/about-mckesson/our-company/businesses/relayhealth/

Position Description

The Associate Product Manager will share responsibility, along with Senior Product Managers, for the entire product lifecycle of RelayHealth Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance and Adherence technologies. The lifecycle includes ideation, business requirements, concept testing, pricing, development, managing Beta and Pilot tests, developing value propositions and customer presentations, go-to-market strategies, sales and channel education and marketing plans. The Associate Product Manager will collaborate with personnel throughout the business, including contributors from business development, product and project management, development, quality assurance, customer support, sales, marketing, finance, strategic partners and customers. The Associate Product Manager will assist in evaluating the appropriateness of enhancements to core solutions or development of new product lines. This position requires working alongside other product managers to learn the business, product, market, etc. for the suite of products. The Associate Product Manager will interact with various teams including, but not limited to business analysts, development, quality assurance, legal, sales and marketing. This role will conduct market research, monitor competitive activity regarding core solutions function and value, pricing, image, and other competitive measurements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop knowledge of Product Management core competencies
  • Develop a working knowledge of the RelayHealth product suite.
  • Works with business development and other product managers on new product concepts.
  • Works with business analyst to create functional requirements and to assist with requirements management throughout the project life cycle.
  • Works with project manager on project activities, issues resolution, etc.
  • Provides pre-sale support by way of presentations, value propositions, competitive analysis and positioning, for RelayHealth Sales Team.
  • Works with product marketing to create product presentations, marketing programs and other product related communications.
  • Assists with vendor / partner relationships.
  • Ability to understand both the ?big picture? and the ?details? when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ project/product management or product owner experience in healthcare environment and/or 5+ years experience as a pharmacist

Critical Skills

  • Pharmaceutical company exposure/experience is highly preferred
  • Understanding of various industry constituents such as pharmacy, pharma, payer and / or provider & health systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop solution value propositions; design presentations that clearly articulate the solution value proposition and/or ROI.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to influence internal customers, external customers and business leaders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications; excellent presentation skills to large groups.
  • Able to define market positioning of products/services and set pricing strategy, in order to gain customer acceptance, meet market share objectives, and sustain long term profitability.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide competitive analysis and market insight.
  • Ability to visualize and/or contribute to the presentation of an idea or project (from concept and design to presentation).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills ? ability to understand impacts of simple to moderately complex concepts.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) Skills.
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships with peers within and across organizational lines.
  • Understanding of various business areas of companies (such as IT, legal, sales, marketing, service) and how each area contributes to the effective management of new initiatives.
  • Ability to quickly adapt and adjust to change.
  • Results rather than task orientation.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience with pharmacy / physician workflow, systems, and processes or EMR systems experience is preferred.
  • Experience with new product development desired.
  • Exposure to NCPDP Telecommunication or SCRIPT Standard desired


  • MBA preferred in Marketing, Business or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

  • General Office Demands
  • 20-30% overnight travel required

Career Level ? Internal Use Only


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 Disability_Accommodation@McKesson.com. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!

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