Head Office

Category Executive

Coventry, England
January 7, 2021


Category Executive

Permanent – 37.5 hours

Coventry, CV2

What does it mean to be a marketing & category professional at McKesson UK? It means being a brand builder. A creative thinker. A story sharer. A marketing marvel. Join us, and you could be all these things and more.

Based at our Support Centre in Coventry, you’ll be responsible for maintaining product and brand propositions that help to improve people’s lives nationwide. At the same time, with opportunities to develop and progress your career, you’ll have everything you need to become more than you ever imagined. 

About the Opportunity:

The Category Executive will be accountable for delivering excellent administration support to the Category Team enabling the team to drive Category performance within McKesson UK. There will be a considerable focus on managing and maintaining the relevant product, pricing and promotions files for all categories, running and coordinating reports for the team and managers, and significant data entry and database management.

About You:

Our Category Executives are very organised and able to prioritise workload effectively. To succeed in this role, you will be confident in working accurately under pressure, within a very busy and dynamic team environment. As there will be substantial responsibilities around communicating and coordinating across multiple functions and other relevant teams, it’s important that you have strong communication skills and the ability to build good rapport with others quickly and effectively.

To be considered for this role, it is essential that you possess a strong working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint; with a clear ability in Excel to pivot and lookup level. You will also be an enthusiastic team player who is always eager to use their skills & experience to the best of their ability.

In return for your hard work, we offer training opportunities and development plans, wide-ranging benefits, flexible holidays and a brilliant work-life balance. We’ll also ensure that you feel empowered to support colleagues and make a real difference in people’s lives.

About McKesson 
We’re McKesson – a Fortune Global 500 healthcare company that strives to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. Bringing together six companies and 24,000 McKesson UK colleagues across pharmacy, pharmaceutical distribution and homecare services, we’re committed to offering the best advice and healthcare to our patients, customers and colleagues. As part of our Support Centre you’ll be able to use your passion, ambition and drive to build solutions and have experiences that transform lives for the better – starting with your own.

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