Northbrook, Illinois

Job Description
Do you want to make a large impact in your next role? As the Specialty RFP Advisor, you will support the CVS Specialty Pharmacy Trade Relations team in its effort to gain access to specialty medications. You will be responsible for completing manufacturer RFPs by coordinating appropriate responses from subject matter experts and CVS Specialty Trade negotiators and be the primary point of contact for information related to the specialty drug pipeline. You will maintain an accurate pipeline database and communicate updates to the Specialty Trade team and other key internal stakeholders.

While the Specialty RFP Advisor is an individual contributor role, you will have the opportunity to manage several key, cross-functional relationships. On this high impact team, your efforts will contribute to the bottom line of a Fortune 5 organization and assist CVS Health in increasing the diversity of our specialty pharmacy offerings. Our purpose is to help people on their path to better health and you will impact that purpose by helping us offer critical medications to our patients!

You will:

1. Manage the entire internal RFP process for CVS Specialty and Coram, including developing and delivering completed manufacturer RFPs by collaborating with CVS Specialty Trade negotiators and subject matter experts
2. Collaborate with Trade team to ensure CVS Specialty Pharmacy remains a best in class specialty pharmacy and an innovative leader in order to gain access to pipeline products for Specialty Trade value
3. Assist Specialty Trade negotiators in preparing for manufacturer meetings, Quarterly Business Reviews, and other ongoing manufacturer projects
4. Support the development of internal and external presentation decks and other materials for use in business discussions

This position will be located out of our offices in Northbrook, IL.

The ideal candidate will:

- Be creative and ability to work across multiple functions within a matrix environment; strong collaboration and teamwork skills
- Comfortable balancing multiple priorities at one time
- Proven project management skills, including planning, leading, and completing complex projects in a business setting
- Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills and creativity to develop RFPs
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to handle several projects, contracts, and internal meetings at one time and continually prioritize based on Trade value
- Assertive follow-up skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Join the company helping people on their path to better health! Our organization offers a competitive benefit package including vacation and holiday paid time off, health/dental/vision insurance, work/life balance, employee discounted stock purchase program, 401K, tuition reimbursement, and employee discounts at all CVS stores.

Required Qualifications
- 5 years experience in the healthcare industry which can include pharmaceuticals, specialty pharmacy, health plans or payor environment
- Project management experience.

Preferred Qualifications
- Familiarity with pharmaceutical manufacturer discussions and demonstrated success in managing multiple manufacturer relationships.
- Specialty Pharmacy Industry specific knowledge, including: demonstrated knowledge of specialty pharmaceuticals and pharmacy distribution trends and practices.

- Bachelors Degree required

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 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. See Job Description

Northbrook, Illinois

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