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Senior Legal Specialist

Company: McKesson Corporation
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Legal Specialist

McKesson Pharmaceutical Solutions and Services

Location: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX; Woodlands, TX; or Atlanta, GA (REQUIRED)

Unique opportunity to join McKesson's Pharmaceutical Solutions and Services legal team as a Senior Legal Specialist focusing primarily on the Provider Solutions customer segment. You will be a critical member of a collaborative and innovative team managing all legal matters for the company's active pharmaceutical specialty sell-side distribution team. You will also have the ability to develop critical skills and demonstrate readiness for increased responsibility.

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, 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. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Empowering healthcare starts with you - by joining McKesson 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. Our vision is to improve care in every setting - one product, one partner, one patient at a time.

Current Need:

McKesson's well-regarded Law Department is seeking an experienced Senior Legal Specialist to support and assist McKesson's Provider Solutions customer segment, which includes sell-side distribution and ancillary services to specialty physician practice groups. You will also have opportunities to work on various special projects. This position reports to the Managing Counsel.

We supply pharmaceuticals and other healthcare-related services and technology products to a wide range of retail and institutional pharmacy customers. Our nation-wide network of distribution centers supply medication to 1/3 of all health care providers in the United States, and we frequently invest in technology and other systems to enhance the safety and reliability of our core distribution services and technology offerings. Our Provider Solutions customer segment is a key component to the success of our business.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Review, draft, analyze, and negotiate distribution contracts and related documents under supervision of counsel
  • Research and track relevant healthcare and contractual issues to stay abreast of matters that may impact McKesson, as needed
  • Follow up on pending responses or questions on the responses
  • Coordinate with legal team and relevant business units on multiple projects and workstreams
  • Help develop best practices for business units
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, develop plans and manage implementation
  • Serve as liaison with multiple business units and cross-functional groups



  • Degree or equivalent required
  • Paralegal certificate or other graduate degree desirable

Minimum Requirements:

  • Typically requires 5+ years of relevant experience

Critical Skills:

  • 5+ years relevant Paralegal experience
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating contracts
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Power Point required
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate with senior executives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Keen attention to detail; Excellent research skills
  • Superior ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in an efficient and timely manner
  • Highly responsive, proactive, solutions-oriented approach
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Excellent business judgment and strategic thinking
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a collegial, fast-paced team environment
  • Thirst for learning
  • Willingness to pitch in on special projects and ad hoc assignments, including research and contract review and drafting

Additional Knowledge & Skills:

  • Prior experience with or exposure to healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and/or wholesale distribution highly preferred
  • Pramata, Microsoft Teams, WebEx

Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Please Note: Relocation Assistance is not provided for this role.

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.

Join us at McKesson!

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