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Contract Negotiator - Trade Relations

at CVS Health

Posted: 7/2/2020
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 1130694BR
Categories: Sales

Job Description

Job Description
The Contract Negotiator of Trade Relations is a non-supervisory director level position designed to assist the Senior Director of Trade Relations in the negotiation strategies with pharmaceutical manufacturers and suppliers. You will have an exciting opportunity to implement pharmaceutical procurement strategies that directly supply to the bottom line of a Fortune 7 organization.

These strategies will include:

-Negotiating rebates where CVS Health is the PBM
-Identifying and developing formulary strategies in targeted therapeutic categories

Additionally, you will hold direct account responsibilities for manufacturers and play a large role in maintaining and growing manufacturer relationships. Your additional responsibilities will include the development of manufacturer strategy, account relationship management and direct accountability for rebate contracting with the manufacturer

Your position will be highly visible to senior partners as you will be responsible for negotiations on high-dollar contracts that give to the continued success of CVS Health.

This role may require travel up to 25%.

Required Qualifications
-8 or more years’ of experience in contracting; preferably in managed care which may include PBM or specialty pharmacy or health plan practice.

Preferred Qualifications
-Minimum 10 years’ experience negotiating contracts in the Healthcare or PBM industry
-Strategic vision and critical thinking capacity, creativity and ability to work in multiple locations across several key business units.
-Experience driving complex contract negotiations and successful completion of contracts, PBM and Managed Care expertise, primarily focused on the management of pharmacy budgets related to manufacturers.
-Experience in handling multiple manufacturer relationships to include direct contact with key decision makers.
-Presentation and public speaking experience.

-Bachelor's degree required.

Business Overview
It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

At CVS Health, we work every day to help people on their path to better health. Never has it been more important for us to deliver on our purpose to our valued customers, patients, members, and employees. With a presence in communities across the country, CVS Health colleagues are and will continue to be a critical piece of the country’s health care solution. The health and safety of our employees, patients, customers, and members is our top priority as we face the impact of COVID-19 together. If you would like to learn about the actions we are taking as a company as we learn more about COVID-19 and its spread, we encourage you to visit our COVID-19 resource center at
We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran - we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. 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. 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. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

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