Senior Forecast Consultant

Job Description
The Forecasting Sr. Consultant plays a critical role on our Forecasting and Analytics team. Our case volume, call volume and resource forecasts are the foundation for planning and building all aspects of the business allow us to successfully support our business partners and members. You will be delivering the analytics and insights in support of our business partners leveraging various tools such as Teradata and Tableau. In this role you will be analyzing data about Prior Authorization and Exception requests leveraging data from Teradata as well as Novologix and MedHOK. You will be working with various business partners in operations, quality, and resource planning to gain an understanding of their business needs. You will then provide insights and analysis that will help address their business need by leveraging your knowledge of the underlying data along with an understanding of the business. The insights and analysis will be provided to the business partners through Tableau dashboards, presentations, conversations, emails, and excel files.

Required Qualifications
Required to have experience in:
• Teradata
• Database concepts
• Excel (using functions such as vlookup, sumifs, indirect) and PowerPoint
Skill in:
• Use of SQL for extraction and manipulation of data
• Database Design
• Successfully dealing with ambiguity or uncertainty and ability to learn on the fly to understand and solve new problems
Ability to:
• Identify, analyze, and solve complex problems considering a variety of factors and business partners needs
• Interpret and make inferences from data with narrow turn-around times
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously, adjusting priorities as needed and meeting deadlines while maintaining the highest level of attention to detail
• Communicate effectively in a manner that is clear, logical, and consistent with peers and senior leadership

COVID Requirements
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 employment. For 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 employment. Failure 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 Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred to have experience in:
• Healthcare industry or other Operations experience
• Hadoop
Skill in:
• Presenting abstract concepts to business partners
Ability to:
• Interact and influence at all levels of the organization

Bachelors required
Masters preferred

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.