As an advisor of trade government programs operations, you will assume a highly visible role on the trade operations team that drives strategic initiatives and operational execution in support of trade government programsAs the pharmacy benefit landscape changes with new high cost therapies, increasing pressure to reduce pharmacy costs and the evolving policy landscape, the right person for this role is a highly motivated, forward-thinker who can identify opportunities and sort out root causes of issues while leveraging matrix partners to develop and execute innovative strategies effectively and efficientlyYour strategic vision, critical thinking, and creativity will aid in your successYou will develop processes, project management status dashboards, and other tools to deliver actionable insights to government programs leadership and the broader trade organization.
You will be responsible for working with cross-functional partners to manage key status tracking during annual processes, provide project management support, and liaise with teams supporting reporting to deliver critical reports and ad hoc strategic analyses.
Manage project management tools and dashboards to drive annual process operations and communicate resulting value; support status submissions to existing project management governance.
Compile monthly reporting overview of government programs team, working with trade negotiators and cross-functional partners to input
Manage weekly status reports with negotiator input, including high-visibility manufacturer disputes, contract status, and other critical status checks
Provide additional project management support for key projects/initiatives in each lob as needed
Upkeep reporting and documentation on file-sharing tools as needed (i.eTeams, sharepoint, etc.)
To be successful, you will utilize your ability to create and manage effective tools to drive efficient operations, as well as your experience coordinating across cross-functional teams with the ability to identify critical issues.
Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
3+ years of experience leading large, cross-functional projects within healthcare/pbm, account services, customer service, or related industry
1+ years of experience with medicare, medicaid, other government-funded programs
Mature decision-making, analytical, oral and written communication, and presentation skills; advanced ms office skills
Excellent project management skills with ability to lead and engage in multiple projects and initiatives and appropriately, prioritize her/his own time, and adjust priorities as needed to meet deadlines.
Strong functional capabilities using microsoft applications of powerpoint, excel, and word.
Highest level of attention to detail when working within legal and compliance regulations, while working with sensitive, confidential, and protected data.
Covid-19 vaccination requirement
Cvs health requires its colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against covid-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one covid-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 30 days of your employmentFor the two covid-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second covid-19 shot within the first 60 days of your employmentFailure to provide timely proof of your covid-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with cvs health.
If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 days of your employment in order to remain employed with cvs healthAs a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinatedIf your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.
Experience in managed care which may include pbm, pharma, market access, account management, specialty pharmacy, or health plan experience.
Policy research and analysis, particularly with respect to rulings by the centers for medicare and medicaid services (cms)
Bachelor`s degree in business or related field required
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