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Company: CVS Health
Location: Northbrook, IL
Career Level: Director
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


Job Description
Would you like to join CVS Health as part of our Trade Relations team? As a Pipeline & Strategy Director, you work with leadership on Trade Strategy, developing analyses and internal Strategy on new pipeline across multiple disease areas with executive leaders. In addition, you will monitor pharmaceutical specialty pipeline products and establish relationships with pharmaceutical manufacturers and industry consultants. These relationships will be established prior to the launch of the pipeline product to ensure that CVS Specialty Pharmacy will obtain access to the product and build valuable contract opportunities.

You will network and immerse yourself within the specialty pipeline industry to establish our company as an innovative and leading specialty pharmacy. You will communicate with specialty pharmaceutical consultants, pharmaceutical manufacturers, attend specialty conferences to present and communicate company capabilities and services to highlight our business as a leader in specialty pharmacy.

You have responsibility for presenting capabilities presentations, responding to specialty manufacturer Request for Proposals (RFP), establish and communicate specialty pharmacy guiding contracting principles, gain access to products and build contracting opportunities. All communications and pipeline responsibilities will accurately reflect current specialty business strategies and have approval from all respective business units.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

• Lead all aspects of, research and have full knowledge of all specialty pipeline products and therapeutic areas seeking FDA approval over the next five years.

• Initiate and maintain strong working relationships with new pharmaceutical manufacturers, clinical research centers, HUBS with pipeline products 2-3 years prior to their drug approval to help them understand company capabilities.

• Receive, complete and lead internal RFP process for all specialty manufacturer RFP's to align with specialty strategies.

• Attend Specialty Pharmacy Biotech and Pipeline conferences to network and establish a presence in the marketplace.

• Partner with Specialty Pharmacy Services team and Specialty Pharmacy Therapy Managers/Business to ensure services and capabilities are updated and appropriate for current marketplace in order to remain competitive along with sharing pipeline information.

• Partner with the internal Marketing team to insure capabilities presentations are accurate and effective.

• Gain specialty pharmacy intelligence within marketplace.

• Work with the other Directors to communicate and transition ongoing manufacturer projects, manufacturer launch plans, launch programs and launch execution to transition into an effective specialty pharmacy distribution contract.
• Work with executive leaders to deliver on executive level presentations on Trade Strategy and Planning

To be successful, you will utilize your strategic vision and critical thinking capabilities, as well as your strong executive presence and interpersonal skills to target pipeline manufacturers.

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
- 8 years of related experience in business development, consulting, or experience working in the pharmacy, biotech or pharmaceutical industry
- Ability to travel, up to 30% of the time, as needed, per business needs

Preferred Qualifications
- MBA, RPh, PharmD preferred
- 5 years experience leading specialty/biologic manufacturers
- Oncology and launch product experience
- Experience with management of pharmacy budgets related to manufacturers and specialty managers services and programs

- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college

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.

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