1+ months

Pharmacy Product Management - Senior Advisor

CVS Caremark
Woonsocket, RI 02895
**Job Description**

Do you like solving large, complex problems? Interested in leaving your mark on the healthcare ecosystem? Here lies an opportunity to join a newly forming team focused on transforming how CVS Health positions itself as an industry leader in reducing patient out-of-pocket costs and driving profit in some of the most challenging retail pharmaceutical categories. Were looking for Senior Category Managers to dissect the end-to-end sales within an assigned category. Ideally, the incumbent would have experience consulting in retail operations or finance.

As a Senior Pharmacy Category Manager, you would join a very high impact team and would be assigned a specific strategic, pharmaceutical category, and you will have the responsibility to work cross-functionally to impact sales and improve gross margin within the category. A typical category will drive 50M prescriptions per year and $3-5B annually in sales. You will develop annual category business plans for 1, 3 and 5 years out, develop initiative strategies to improve sales and profitability, and monitor sales and margin trends relative to plan. There would be high exposure and the incumbent would be expected to present to senior-level executives on progress.


Primary responsibilities will include:

-Monitor marketplace activity and holistic financial data at a drug and category level to forecast the impacts of external factors (e.g. changes in drug mix) and internal initiatives on future profitability

- Diagnose emerging trends across each of the key P&L drivers of profitability (gross profit, cost of inventory, shrink, third party audit bad debt, inventory write-offs) at a drug level

-Develop operational strategies to maximize profitability, create prospective initiative P&Ls, and obtain funding to start projects

- Interact with and influence operational owners of the P&L who play various roles across the product lifecycle (e.g. Pharmacy Merchandising, Inventory, Pharmacy Operations, Product Development, Third Party)

-Develop and provide senior leaders with strategic recommendations to help drive sales and profitability within category


This role is based in Woonsocket, RI.


**Required Qualifications**

*2+ years of corporate experience in the field of retail pharmacy

* 5+ years of demonstrated working experience in operational analytics, process improvement, operational design and implementation, pharmacy program development, financial modeling, merchandising, or a related field


**Preferred Qualifications**

- Experience with a retail Profit and Loss (P&L)

- Experience working for a top-tier consulting firm

- Experience with relational databases and beginning proficiency in SQL

- Experience in the pharmacy industry and an understanding of pharmacy profitability

-Strong communication (written and oral) and presentation skills

- Technical experience should include MS Office, Word, Excel PowerPoint, Access or other data base knowledge


**Education**

*Bachelor's degree required

*MBA

*PharmD or comparable clinical licensure preferred


**Business Overview**

**Its a new day in health care.**


Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nations premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, were pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, youll be at the center of it all.


We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.


CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at mailto:AdviceCounsel@cvshealth.com . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.


If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com . For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.

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Posted: 2019-12-09 Expires: 2020-02-22

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