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Associate Government Contracts Manager

$65,400- $109,000/ year
Posted Apr 29
Full Time
On Site
Washington, District of Columbia

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.

Associate Government Contracts Manager

GCO- Government Contracting Group

Washington, District of Columbia; Richmond, VA; Atlanta, GA; Jacksonville, FL; Dallas, TX (Required)

Current Need

Seeking a full-time contract manager with a broad range of experience and a well-demonstrated interest in government contract management to join McKesson’s Government Contracting team. This position is located within the General Counsel Organization. The contract manager will administer and manage federal, state, and/or local government contracts. Located Washington, District of Columbia; Richmond, VA; and/or Atlanta, GA.

Position Description


  • Support the evaluation of new business opportunities in coordination with sales, legal, and other internal partners
  • Primary responsibility for administration of federal, state, and/or local government contracts, including responding to and tracking inbound requests, basic review and contract interpretation, routing requests to team members for response, archiving and maintaining records of all work material
  • Support contract negotiation and execution with customers and subcontractors
  • Serve as point-of-contact between McKesson and customers, subcontractors and vendors on contract-related matters
  • Maintain complete contract records and ensure development/maintenance of contract management processes and procedures
  • Oversight of contract sign-off from appropriate stakeholders and maintenance of version control on all iterations of contracts internally and with clients
  • Monitor contract life cycle including renewals, extensions, and close-outs
  • Problem solving contract-related issues, including speaking with internal and external stakeholders to discuss business and compliance matters to ensure common understanding of contract language meaning and expectations
  • Provide redlined recommendations on contracts and address/negotiate client redlined comments on contracts in negotiation
  • Identify and analyze risk, determining the level of risk and required escalations appropriately
  • Collaborate with business and corporate compliance teams on contract compliance monitoring
  • Communicate and present information to stakeholders regarding contracts
  • Promote the reputation and integrity of McKesson
  • Other responsibilities and tasks to be assigned, as needed

Minimum Requirements


  • 2+ years of experience as a Contract Manager with a government contractor
  • Understanding of the government contracting process, contract interpretation and governance
  • Basic understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and agency supplements
  • Experience with commercial item contracting required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior reading, writing and language skills
  • Experience with customer relationship management applications (Salesforce)

Critical Skills


  • Sound professional judgment, logic and reasoning
  • Attention to detail and penchant for accuracy, timeliness and organization
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365® (including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneDrive)
  • Highly responsive to internal and external stakeholders
  • Efficient prioritization and management of multiple competing priorities
  • A strong, pro-active work ethic
  • The ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively with a team


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university


General office demands.

Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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

$65,400 - $109,000

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.

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