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Director, Optical Services - Strategy & Business Development

at CVS Health

Posted: 6/4/2019
Job Reference #: 968433BR

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Job Title :
Director, Optical Services - Strategy & Business Development
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Location :
RI - Cumberland
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200 Highland Corporate Drive
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Job Description
CVS Health is seeking a new Director of Optical Services-Strategy & Business Development to join the team that has been tasked with identifying and executing multi-billion dollars of growth over the next 3-5 years.

This specific role would have end-to-end responsibility for key workstream(s) within our Optical business starting from design through to implementation.

The position is expected to have excellent exposure to management across CVS’s business as well as ongoing professional development. This role would suit someone with a strong interest in health care, a robust strategic background and a real passion for delivering results.

You will be a key member of a cross-functional team and will have responsibility for building and executing both short and long term strategies to grow the optical business across retail, online and our enterprise. You must demonstrate cross functional engagement, best proven by your ability to gain credibility with team members and senior management.

Your key job responsibilities will be:

- Build a deep understanding of the optical market and CVS’ goals with a focus on long term growth

- Lead the identification, development, and delivery of new products and services

- Own relationships with suppliers and external and internal partners to define and deliver strategic growth plans

- Develop and maintain a strategic review process to ensure the business is properly resourced to meet near term goals as well as long term growth and competitiveness

- Work collaboratively with business and support teams across the organization to represent the voice of optical and health services to ensure Enterprise alignment and identification of synergies

- Partner closely with counterparts on the vision care and Home Health Care teams to streamline efforts and build consistency across health services

- Craft materials for management and executive committees up to an including the Board of Directors

Required Qualifications
- 8+ years of strategy, consulting, consumer, retail, or optical product experience

Preferred Qualifications
- Structured and Logical Thinking: dissect a problem into an organized approach and execution

- Analytical Rigor: run and manage highly complicated quantitative analysis in a defect-free manner. Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel is essential to this role

- Powerful Communication: the ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and on paper. Deep understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint is critical to this role

- Cross-functional engagement: Highly developed relationship-building skills to cultivate effective working relations

- New Product Development: Obtain agreement for new products and/or services with validated results

- Strong financial acumen: comfort with numbers, analyses, and a deep understanding of retail P&L

Bachelor's degree required; MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred

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.

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. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

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