Data Governance Lead


Data Governance Lead

Walsgrave Triangle, Coventry CV22TX


Basic salary plus bonus and private healthcare


The life changer. The industry shaper. The healthcare pioneer. Join McKesson, a leading global healthcare company, and you can be all these things and more. Based at our UK Head Office in Coventry, as part of one of the teams shaping our services and improving lives, you’ll have the opportunity to drive your career forward and become more than you ever imagined.

About the department


The role reports to the Head of Central Data within our Finance & Governance function of over two hundred colleagues. The data team are on a journey to master data management operational excellence and supporting delivery of strategic projects impacting all business units and functions across McKesson UK.


About the opportunity

This newly created role will lead the introduction of Data Governance across the McKesson UK businesses in support of the emerging Data Strategy and the requirements of external regulatory bodies in the area of Data Integrity.


You will engage with a whole range of stakeholders including the SAP implementation team, Enterprise management team, the responsible person for wholesale, Enterprise Architects and IT plus the Superintendent’s office.


Your key responsibilities will be Data Governance and data integrity. In a highly regulated environment this will be per the MHRA expectations and the GxP regulations.


As this is a newly created role this is a great opportunity for an ambitious and focused individual to really drive and implement the data strategy in a highly visible role.

About you

It is essential you have recent and solid experience of implementing a Data Governance capability across a complex organization and experience of implementing Data Quality/Data Integrity capabilities. You will be a Pro-active self-starter with strong stakeholder management.


If you also have SAP knowledge and/or pharmaceutical experience this would be a distinct advantage as would SAP Data Services / ADM knowledge


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 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 UK Head Office 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.

Please see attached role profile for a more detailed description 

West Midlands

This vacancy is closed to applications.