McKesson Executive Administrative Assistant in San Francisco, California

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.

We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

As the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson’s focus on providing customers with the industry’s highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Position Description/ Key Responsibilities:

  • The role will support 1-2 executives at the One Post Site.

  • Oversees management of schedules, planning and coordination across the leaders.

  • Supports ongoing internal and stakeholder communications and meetings.

  • Understands technology like collaboration tools and windows applications to support various initiatives across their teams.

  • Understands functional and company operations, policies, and procedures.

  • Handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature.

  • Collects and prepares information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff and outside individuals.

  • Prepares presentation materials and spreadsheets for meetings.

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

  • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Organizes and executes multiple large group meetings including site selection, contract execution and all other logistics and support.

  • Manages travel and expense for executives.

Minimum Requirements

8 years advanced administrative support experience

Critical Skills

  • 8 years advanced administrative support experience working with senior level executives within and outside the company, customers, visitors, and other dignitaries.

  • Executive Presence and Poise

  • High level of proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel is necessary, including spreadsheets, word processing and database applications

  • Strong ability to manage multiple calendars at one time, with various time zones

  • Advanced knowledge of administrative support and operations-ability to multitask under tight deadlines

  • Highest level administrative support experience, arithmetic skills, the ability to use automated office equipment, follow difficult instructions, and maintain written records.

  • Uses discretion and maintains high level of confidentiality.

  • In-depth knowledge of company operations and excellent communications skills are required.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft and Visier preferred.

  • Extremely resourceful and flexible in a constantly changing environment

  • Strong organizational skills and structure

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work under general direction, on multiple tasks with demanding timelines.


HS Diploma, Vocational Training or Equivalent. An AA degree is preferred.

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson 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 Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Administrative/Clerical

Organization: McKesson Corporate

Title: Executive Administrative Assistant

Location: California-San Francisco

Requisition ID: 17005550