Sr. Consultant, Reimbursement and Data Insights


McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 12 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we’re so much more than a distribution company. We’ve automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll 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.

Job Summary:

Operating as a division of McKesson Canada, PDCI Market Access (PDCI) is among Canada’s leading pricing and reimbursement consultancies. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality, comprehensive, innovative, and reliable pricing and market access advice and services for our clients with the goal of ensuring timely and optimal access to important medications. Together with McKesson, PDCI strives to be the most trusted and valued end-to-end strategic partner.

As a highly respected consulting firm, PDCI must continually maintain broad and deep insights into the external environment to anticipate and react to these changes with strategic counsel for clients. PDCI is highly experienced in pricing and reimbursement strategy, submissions development, clinical writing, economic modeling, drug listing negotiations, data/policy research and analytics. As a member of the PDCI team, you will help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that is vital to us all.

PDCI is seeking a Sr. Consultant, Reimbursement and Data Insights to support the Strategic Consulting Pillar at PDCI. The successful candidate will provide seasoned expert input on a variety of market access projects for externally facing client projects; this person will be a central member of the team responsible for building client relationships and communicating PDCI expertise and insights to an external audience.

Job Responsibilities:

As a seasoned professional in data analytics and product development, it is imperative this individual can assess, synthesize, develop and communicate clear insights and solutions arising out of complex questions and problems. This individual must be equally confident and comfortable working as a team member, as a leader and with internal and external clients.

Reporting to the Associate Director Data Innovation and Insights, the Senior Consultant provides strategic data analytics expertise for clients, the Strategic Consulting pillar, and broader PDCI teams. The role is also expected to collaborate cross-functionally with the broader BioPharma and Payer Solutions Division as part of planned and coordinated data strategies addressing internal and external client needs.

Data Insights and Modeling:

  • Responsible for developing, modeling, analyzing and providing insights on pharmaceutical and health industry data; and to proactively monitor and forecast industry trends and benchmarks.
  • Accountable for maintaining and developing PDCI proprietary Market Access databases, delivering insights into industry various outputs of market access performance; and leading development of customized data models to advance PDCI offerings and client insights.
  • Leads database and model upgrades by evaluating, recommending and improving design and structure to anticipate and meet PDCI and client needs.
  • Designing database management tools; answering questions, and training end users including clients and internal (McKesson / PDCI) stakeholders on use of subscriber tools.
  • Responsible for ensuring secure database by preparing access and control policies and procedures; implementing disaster recovery procedures.
  • Provides strategic advice to the Associate Director for application design by contributing expertise to applications, operations, and technical support teams.

Data Communications and Presentations:

  • Develop and communicate compelling data insights and visualizations of information and insights to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead, contribute to, and/or deliver presentations and proposals that advance PDCI strategic data assets, our insights capabilities and business solutions for clients.

Strategic Guidance:

  • The Sr. Consultant will be expected to provide strategic guidance from PDCI and/or McKesson data assets to PDCI and cross-functional team members and to clients.
  • Leads and/or collaborates with teams to develop industry related analysis on behalf of clients, PDCI and cross-functional team members for innovative benchmarking, analysis and forecasting of future market trends.
  • Leads secondary research to develop, communicate and advise on benchmarks of industry related information.
  • Expectations include:
  • Synthesizing complex data and providing clear insights and guidance to internal/external stakeholders from data analyses used in strategic decision-making.
  • Recommending solutions to new and complex problems.
  • Developing innovative strategies from data insights, for launch, market access, and reimbursement advice.
  • Quantifying the performance and competitive landscape for a variety of pharmaceutical and health-related markets and evaluating the potential impact of changes and reports on economic and other forecasts that affect the industry from a pricing, reimbursement and market access perspective.

Requirements (Experience, Qualifications, Skills, Attributes):

  • Proactively advances job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; engaging in professional organizations.
  • A passion for pharmaceutical market access and data analyses – to improve access to innovative and specialized therapies.
  • Pharmaceutical or health-related industry experience.
  • 8+ years of experience with pharmaceutical secondary market research data in health care market research, market access or health economic outcomes capacities.
  • Familiarity with Canadian regulatory and health technology assessment organizations and private and public Health Technology Assessment and reimbursement processes.
  • Experience with pharmaceutical pricing and market analytics including business intelligence.
  • Experience with database management and maintenance, decision making, problem solving, process improvement, requirements analysis, attention to detail, developing standards, database performance tuning, data query and statistical analysis.
  • BSc in Life Sciences, Data Sciences or Data Analytics or equivalent, an MBA would be an asset.
  • Must be skilled in Power BI, Excel, mySQL, python and other data access and visualization tools as may be required.


At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to support physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered. 

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$84,500 – $140,800

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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