Sr. Privacy Specialist at McKesson

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Empowering healthcare starts with you. At McKesson, whether you work in HR or marketing, finance or public affairs, you're making a difference. You'll spark a chain reaction that results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the nation's leading healthcare services company, we touch virtually every aspect of healthcare. We empower our customers by delivering vital supplies and solutions. And we empower our employees through a supportive environment where opportunity and responsibility grow. Our exceptional leadership team provides the vision and strategy to advance healthcare, so you can feel confident in our direction and your future. At McKesson, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.

McKesson is expanding its enterprise-wide, top tier global privacy program to enhance leadership in both the risk management and strategic opportunity aspects of data privacy, and wants experienced privacy professionals who are able to think strategically, execute tactically and build relationships with business partners in a collaborative environment.

Position Description -

Reporting to the Vice President of Privacy, the Sr. Privacy Specialist will harmonize key initiatives and activities related to the development and implementation of McKesson's privacy compliance program (e.g., policy and governance, training, monitoring, controls, risk mitigation planning and other privacy program elements). This experienced privacy professional must be able to understand and evaluate privacy needs, coordinate the development of programs needed to drive privacy, and then assist, support and monitor the implementation of the programs developed among McKesson's Business Units based in the US.

The Sr. Privacy Specialist will work closely with other members of the Global Privacy Office, the McKesson Compliance and Ethics team, Business Unit Compliance Officers, Records and Information Management, Information Security Risk Management, the Law Department, Human Resources, Internal Audit and corporate functions to stay informed, provide guidance, and support enterprise privacy issues at McKesson.

The Sr. Privacy Specialist will operate under minimal supervision while serving as a key resource to the enterprise. He, she or they may also be assigned to provide strategic direction to specific Business Units or divisions.

Preferred locations are: Irving, TX; Atlanta, GA; Columbus, OH; Richmond, VA

Minimum Requirements -
  • Minimum of 7+ years of progressively increasing responsibility and experience in privacy, data analytics or in a health care privacy/compliance department, managing projects and programs.


Critical Skills -
  • Experience and understanding of compliance programs based in US federal, and/or state laws (including HIPAA/HITECH, CCPA, others) and how they apply to privacy and data protection.
  • Ability to analyze highly complex issues with an in-depth understanding of organizational objectives.
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills, including the ability to communicate to all organizational levels, conduct workshops, identify needs and create consensus.
  • Ability to communicate organizational strategy into a functional strategy, and implement and monitor policies, goals and performance metrics.
  • Ability to provide professional thought and technical leadership and influencing skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Provide guidance to Business Units on the effective development and implementation of privacy controls.
  • Experience with information management and change management.


Additional Knowledge & Skills -
  • Knowledge of privacy frameworks and principles preferred.
  • Ability to influence across all levels in a large, decentralized, multi-national company.
  • Experience in health care, legal services and/or project services preferred.
  • Experience with cloud-based privacy compliance tools (One Trust or others) preferred.


Education -
  • Bachelor's Degree required with preferred concentrations in business, healthcare, information security, computer science, project management or related areas.
  • Juris Doctorate and/or technical degree preferred.


Certifications/Licensure -
  • CIPP preferred.


Physical Requirements -
  • General Office Demands (standing/sitting)


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 [email protected] . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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McKesson operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Irving, TX, Columbus, OH and Richmond, VA. McKesson was founded in 2022. It has 23630 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 22 open jobs at McKesson, click here.
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