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Senior HRIS Specialist


Saint-Laurent, QC, CANADA
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Empowering healthcare starts with you. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Canada -- a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 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.

Position Description

Recommend HRIS solutions for McKesson Canada and ensure they meet specific HR, business and legal requirements.  Provide HRIS support to HR team, all employees and managers from McKesson Canada.  Act as a key point of contact for PeopleSoft system development and support to internal HR users and Corporate HR/IT development and support teams.  Provide workforce information to both the Business Units and HR management.

Specific Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities generally include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze business requirements in order to propose enhancements to the PeopleSoft development team on behalf of all divisions of McKesson Canada;
  •  Liaison with HRIS US for all system requirements, interfaces, fixes and enhancements;
  • Plan, define and execute unit testing and UAT for PeopleSoft; will collaborate and assist with key users when appropriate;
  • Design and implement key process to be used by HR across Canada to insure data integrity on HR and payroll data;
  • Train and support HR users in PeopleSoft. Also involved in assisting HRBP to train their client groups;
  • Provides 2nd level of support on PeopleSoft for McKesson Canada employees and managers.  Works in collaboration with US and Canadian IT teams in order to implement a permanent solution;
  • Provides 2nd level of support on HR modules/processes: eCompensation, ePerformance, Talent Review Process, Talent Acquisition;  
  • Analyze data and implement key controls to ensure accuracy and reliability;
  • Provide demographics, workforce indicators, trends and projections analysis to BU and HR management;
  • Deliver accurate and timely report outputs based on required criteria and timelines.  Support request from internal and external users;
  • Create and update reports in Access database. Review regularly for improvements; 
  • Provide support to other HR users of our report writing tools. Provide key knowledge of database structure;
  • Maintain and update key components of PeopleSoft for McKesson Canada: department trees, account code tree, back-end table configuration;
  • Maintain PeopleSoft security for McKesson Canada users;
  • Prepare and test all mass data uploads;
  • Provide requested support to IT for HR interfaces to internal and third party vendors;
  • Assist payroll department in the definition and configuration of PeopleSoft.  Analyze business requirements and propose solutions. Key spokesperson representing all HR requirements;
  • Prepare and maintain quick reference guides and documentation for entries in PeopleSoft modules;
  • Provide back up to HRIS Data Administrator.
Key Competencies and Education
  • Bachelor degree, in HRIS, MIS or any other information systems;
  • 8 years of experience in an HRIS environment;
  • In-depth knowledge of PeopleSoft (Advanced PeopleSoft Query Tool Skills) and Access required; 
  • Knowledge of Project management tools (preferably MS-Project) is an asset; 
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office products; 
  • Excellent Analytical and Problem Solving Skills; 
  • Process improvement oriented, act as a change agent to deliver HRIS solutions;
  • Ability to manage confidential issues, with the highest level of professionalism; 
  • Able to work under minimum supervision and act as a team player;
  • Fully bilingual with good communication skills (both oral and written).
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.

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