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Sr. Director, Value Based Contract and Health Economics

at CVS Health

Posted: 5/16/2020
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 1266058BR

Job Description

Job Description
Would you like to join Fortune 5 CVS Health leading our dynamic and growing Trade relations team? As a Senior Director of Trade Relations, Value Based Contracting and Health Economics you will assist the Trade Relations VP in the development of clinically sound management strategies, including value based strategies and the engagement with pharmaceutical manufacturers necessary to support them.

You will direct and cultivate a team of top-tier Trade professionals in setting and enabling pharmaceutical procurement strategies that directly supply to the bottom line of a Fortune 7 organization. This will include strategic engagement with CVS Medical Affairs on the identification and development of strategies, and partnering with the Trade negotiations teams to assess the implication and opportunities within clinical guidance. You will also drive value based agreements and concepts, both externally with manufacturers and internally, driving the measurement and evaluation of complex economics in key pharmacy and medical benefit areas.

Additionally, you will oversee the assessment of manufacturer proposed value based contracts, monitor industry pipelines and clinical trends, assess the implications and opportunities in utilization management strategies on unit costs, and move internal analyses beyond simple unit cost evaluation to more fully assess clinical practices, and both patient and indication-level utilization patterns.

This position is highly transparent to senior partners. You are responsible for negotiations on high-dollar contracts that contribute to the continued success of CVS Health.

Required Qualifications
You will have a minimum 12 years’ experience in managed-care which may include PBM or specialty pharmacy or health plan practice.

You will have a minimum of 5 years of experience identifying and assessing the clinical and operational viability of management strategies in the Healthcare or PBM industry.

You will have experience driving the assessment of complex clinical therapies, particularly as it pertains to management challenges and opportunities, and the examination of costs beyond simple unit costs.

You will have experience in engaging with and influencing senior internal and external leaders.

You will have a minimum of 5 years of leadership experience.

You will travel up to 25 % of the time.

Preferred Qualifications
15+ years clinical pharmacy experience in the clinic, hospital, managed care or manufacturer setting with experience in formulary assessment, utilization management and health outcomes.

You will have extraordinary presentation and public speaking skills.

You will have a strategic vision and critical thinking capacity.

You will have the creative ability to work in various locations across key business units.

PharmD required. Residency, fellowship or advanced degree in pharmaceutical sciences or health outcomes preferred.

Bachelor's degree required

Business Overview
It’s 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 nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

At CVS Health, we work every day to help people on their path to better health. Never has it been more important for us to deliver on our purpose to our valued customers, patients, members, and employees. With a presence in communities across the country, CVS Health colleagues are and will continue to be a critical piece of the country’s health care solution. The health and safety of our employees, patients, customers, and members is our top priority as we face the impact of COVID-19 together. If you would like to learn about the actions we are taking as a company as we learn more about COVID-19 and its spread, we encourage you to visit our COVID-19 resource center at

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.

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