Product Development Advisor - Financial Strategy

Job Description
Do you want to make a large impact in your next role? Join CVS Health, a Fortune 4 company, as a Product Development Advisor, where you will support the Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) product development process with a focus on financial and strategic review and high priority projects.

You will have the opportunity to support all PBM product verticals - Care Management, Clinical, Formulary, Retail/Mail, and Specialty - as well as any other projects that may arise. Your primary role will not be directly managing individual products through the development cycle, but rather will provide financial and analytic insight to the product leads, work to manage and prioritize ideas across the product development pipeline, and present our ideas/conclusions to senior leadership.

A strong working knowledge of all CVS Caremark market segments will be critical to your success. You will utilize your understanding of PBM and health care economics, as well as your understanding of how a new product might impact the various parties in the supply chain. You will also have the opportunity to build up an internal network of contacts to tap into the broad expertise spread across the organization.

The typical day to day duties of this position are:

- Data modeling of product ideas to determine potential financial impact to the CVS enterprise, our clients and vendors

- Taking learnings from that analysis to inform product design decisions and prioritize ideas within the pipeline

- Outreach to internal SMEs to ensure Product's ideation is based on up to date assumptions and market conditions

- Building Excel models or Power Point decks to present ideas to senior leaders

The preferred locations for this opportunity are Northbrook, IL; Scottsdale, AZ; Irving, TX; or Rhode Island. However, the location is flexible.

Required Qualifications
- 5+ years of relevant experience in financial strategy, product development or analytics to drive strategic decision making/recommendations (graduate level education may substitute)
- 1+ years of experience in pharmacy or health care industry with demonstrated ability to think strategically about the industry
- Proficiency in standard PC software products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its 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, 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 10 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 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. 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, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 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. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience in product management, product marketing, operations, or financial roles in the health care business, or management consulting experience
- Experience pulling and modeling large data sets to drive key insights and decision making
- Familiarity with pharmacy benefit managers and the CVS/Caremark product portfolio

Education
- Bachelor's Degree required.
- Advanced degree preferred (MBA, PharmD, PhD, MHA, etc.)

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.