CVS Health is one of the leading specialty pharmacies in the country dispensing or managing more than $50B of specialty medications annually. Continued leadership in this space is a key fundamental priority for the organization. The Trade organization is a critical partner responsible for gaining access to drugs through either broad or limited distribution arrangements and selling in valuable services that differentiate us as a specialty pharmacy.
Do you want to make a large impact in your next role? Join CVS Health as a Lead Director in Trade Relations, where you will be involved in the development and negotiation of strategies with pharmaceutical manufacturers for specialty products. Strategies will include procurement of products, distribution strategies, specialty services such as data services, compliance and persistency programs and other performance services. You will hold direct account responsibilities for established manufacturers as part of this role.
In this high impact role, the Negotiator will develop CVS trade manufacturer strategies in the specialty space. You will manage these relationships and have direct accountability for the cost of goods of manufacturer products, and improvement in the reduction of these costs throughout CVS Specialty, while also crafting new specialty opportunities for current and new manufacturers.
Here, you are an integral member of the team. Your experience with market access and B2B, as well as your success in managing multiple manufacturer relationships will be key. You will utilize your creativity and skilled collaboration across multiple key business units, as well as your strategic vision and critical thinking capabilities. You should be comfortable balancing multiple priorities at one time such as when dealing with multiple contract negotiations and multiple manufactures.
Strongly prefer a candidate in Northbrook, IL
The typical pay range for this role is:
Please keep in mind that this range represents the pay range for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual salary offer will take into account a wide range of factors, including location.
8 years of experience in specialty pharmacy, healthcare, contracting or pharmaceutical industry required.
Experience in business development or contracting with experience presenting in front of large executive customer audiences required.
Ability to travel, up to 20% of the time, as needed, per business needs
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires certain colleagues 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, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being 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 or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.
5 years experience in managing specialty/biologic manufacturer relationships preferred.
2 years experience with contract negotiations and successful completion of contracts strongly preferred.
Bachelor's degree required; equivalent combination of experience and/or education may be considered.
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