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Job Title :
Benefit Automation Director
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Location :
IL - Buffalo Grove
Street Address :
2100 E. Lake Cook Rd.
Category :
Information Systems
Description :
Job Description
CVS Health is looking for a dynamic leader for the role of IT Director of Application Development for Benefit Automation ultimately accountable for the overall delivery and management of solutions that drive the management of all Benefit automation applications. Reporting to the Head of Formulary And Benefit Automation in PBM IT, you will partner and build trusted relationships with CVS Health business Leaders in Client Services as well as partner with IT Leaders across PBM IT.

In this role, you will provide overall IT leadership and strategic technology direction to the current CVS Health Benefit Center of Excellence by partnering with the Business, defining the Benefits Application Roadmap and by working with Chief Benefits Architect to determine 3-5 year architecture vision. Your team and colleagues will be accountable for achieving results (program, operational, quality, financial and organizational, etc.) and effectively communicating progress with business partners as well as managing the financial performance of projects within the portfolio and effectively managing spend while ensuring a cost effective approach to project delivery.

Additional responsibilities include:

-Deliver comprehensive communication to IT management regarding the status and activities of the team both in written and presentation form.
-Manage multiple concurrent IT projects in different business areas with varying technologies, set priorities and meet deadlines.
-Analyze project performance to implement corrective actions when necessary.
-Use metrics to manage the overall program quality and compliance of the environment while driving continuous improvement and continuously assess and report quality of service.
-Provide organizational development and people management,including hiring/firing, performance management, training/development, along with career and succession planning.
-Facilitate status, performance, and career objective discussions, which include conducting regular leadership meetings with your staff and setting clear expectations for all direct reports.
-Oversee compliance of IT standards, software development methodology, and recommends/provides input Agile software development methodologies.
-Introduce more innovative ideas for both software development tooling, process and application automation Lead client and internal discussions, manage communications and key interactions for transparent, constructive collaboration.
-Build and drive a high performing, highly engaged organization with a continuous improvement culture using the right combination of goal setting, metrics, process, talent management, and rewards.

-Example-setting leadership style and developing the team culture to show high regard for adherence to quality standards while simultaneously operating at maximum efficiency.

Required Qualifications
-Minimum 10 years of overall IT experience including the following:
-Minimum 3 years’ experience with benefit automation application development in the healthcare Industry and automation.
-Experience building a strong network and relationships at many levels across IT functions and strong partnership with the Business.
-Demonstrated experience with navigating complex organizations and administrative processes.
-Successful delivery of large programs that require collaboration across multiple technology groups.
-Prior leadership experience in an application development role
-Working with business partners/clients and projects related to technology.
-Minimum 3 years of full time experience with Scrum and XP Agile software development methodologies
-Minimum of 4 years of actual coding and software development

Preferred Qualifications
-Demonstrated successful delivery of Automation Applications Claims processing and ideally RxClaim knowledge
-Strong familiarity with Benefit Plan Set up and overall PBM Business
-Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

-BS in Computer Science, Information Management or
other equivalent area
-MBA or MS in CS, Information Management highly preferred

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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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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