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Job Title :
Trade Relations Director
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Location :
IL - Northbrook
Street Address :
2211 Sanders Road
Category :
Account Management|Contract Administration|Management|Product Management|Strategy
Description :
Job Description
Health is everything. At CVS Health, our colleagues are committed to increasing access, lowering costs and improving
quality of care. Millions of times a day, we help people on their path to better health –from advising on prescriptions to helping manage chronic and specialty conditions.

As a Trade Relations Director you will assume a highly visible role and be responsible for negotiations on high-dollar contracts that contribute to the continued success of CVS Health. In this non-supervisory Director level position, you will engage with cross functional teams across the organization.

Additional account management duties include:
-You will partner with the Senior Director and SVP of Trade Relations in the negotiation strategies with market access functions of branded pharmaceutical manufacturers.
- You will lead discussions and negotiations for rebates where CVS is the PBM, providing input and recommendations for formulary strategies and positioning, and negotiating contracts that support those strategies.
- You will positively develop and foster strong relationships with direct manufacturers and industry partners.
- You will deliver account management support for one or more specific therapeutic areas.
- You will be accountable for Rebate contracting with assigned manufacturers.

We are searching for a confident, creative professional with a background in complex contract negotiations that has led
multiple manufacturer relationships. Your strategic vision, critical thinking, and creativity will aid in your success to lead. A professional presence, excellent presentation and communication skills are a requirement in engaging and interacting with manufacturers and internal partners.

Required Qualifications
8+ years of relevant experience.
Ability to travel up to 15% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications
8+ years of experience negotiating contracts in the Healthcare or PBM industry.
8+ years experience in managed care which may include PBM, Pharma, market access, account management, specialty pharmacy, or health plan.
Coordination of key decision makers and ability to elevate critical issues.

Bachelor's degree required

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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CVS Health does not require nor expect that applicants disclose their compensation history during the application, interview, and hiring process.

For inquiries related to the application process or technical issues please contact the Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609. For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352. Please note that we only accept resumes via our corporate website:

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