Manufacturer Intelligence Manager

CVS Health




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    Position summary

    The Trade Strategy team is responsible for both forward-looking innovation and daily strategic operations of the Trade BU. To achieve its goals, the team will stay ahead of relevant trends in healthcare, forming and defending opinions on where CVS is best positioned to win. The Manufacturer Intelligence Manager supports the Executive Director of Trade Strategy, VP of Trade Strategy and Operations, and the EVP of Pharmaceutical Contracting and Purchasing in the strategic management of manufacturer intelligence to drive value for manufacturer negotiations and other enterprise interactions.

    The Manufacturer Intelligence Manager will develop and manage data and insights about our pharmaceutical manufacturer partners, and convert the insights into actionable strategies. They will accomplish this by leveraging internal and external sources and collaborating with leaders across Trade. In addition to supporting regular negotiations and interactions, they will develop expertise on manufacturers by readily responding to priority out-of-cycle requests for manufacturer information. They will be responsible for providing strategic intelligence related to new ventures with manufacturers. They will also be utilizing CRM systems like Salesforce, Teams, MS Office and other tools for managing intelligence. Lastly and most importantly, the Manufacturer Intelligence Manager will be owning deliverables for executive leadership which will require keen attention to detail and strategic thinking - think PowerPoint presentations for VPs and above.

    Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

    Responsibilities (Note: responsibilities are not sorted by % of time or priority)

    1. Strategic partnership: Collaborate cross-functionally and across Trade using information sources both external (e.g., earnings insights, press releases, interviews, etc.) and internal

    2. Pharma intelligence and market research: Improve and maintain repeatable solution for providing manufacturer intelligence to the organization, prioritizing automated, self-serve approach. Monitor triggers (e.g., quarterly earnings, press releases, news reports, roadshows, completion of negotiation cycles) for information updates and own end-to-end responsibility for each kind of update. Gather information from internal and external sources to update manufacturer knowledge. Conduct secondary research (e.g., earnings calls and call transcripts, interviews and press releases) on manufacturers. Ensure cross-functional partners contribute information as aligned

    3. CRM Product management: Act as product owner and point of contact for leveraging a CRM system and related tools for collecting and sharing intelligence on an enterprise level.

    4. Respond to out-of-cycle requests: Respond to ad hoc leadership requests about manufacturers. Support Trade BU with all needed manufacturer expertise

    5. Analyze manufacturer information (e.g., pipelines, executives, M&A, earnings insights, etc.) and extract key insights to inform Manufacturer specific strategy

    6. Executive presentations: Consolidate intel in the form of high-quality presentations or memos with careful attention to detail

    *Preferred locations for this role on a hybrid remote/in-office schedule:

    -Scottsdale, AZ

    -Northbrook, IL

    -Bloomington, MN

    Woonsocket, RI

    *Remote will be considered for the right experience

    Required Qualifications
    • 5+ years of experience in Pharmaceutical or Consulting or related industry which may include but not restricted to competitive intelligence, market research, corporate analysis, market access, etc.

    • 2+ years of experience in Pharmaceutical or Consulting or related industry which may include but not restricted to competitive intelligence, market research, market access, corporate analysis, etc.
    • Demonstrated strategic mindset and an ability to convert information to strategy, despite ambiguity

    • Demonstrated customer orientation and an ability to bring together cross-functional partners to respond to customer needs
    • Demonstrated success communicating complex issues and relaying information in an effective manner to senior leadership
    • Demonstrated success utilizing written and verbal communications skills to product presentations on a consistent basis
    • Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint is needed.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • MBA or equivalent degree
    • Demonstrated experience with competitive intelligence in the pharmaceutical sector

    • Demonstrated proficiency in creating high quality executive presentations
    • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing new products/processes in a cross-functional environment

    • Experience with CRM systems ideally in a product owner role

    • Demonstrated success via career progression and increasing responsibilities

    MBA Preferred; Bachelors required

    Pay Range

    The typical pay range for this role is:

    $60,300.00 - $130,000.00

    This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above.

    In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off ("PTO") or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

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    CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

    You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

    CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through [email protected] If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.

    Why you should apply for a job to CVS Health:

  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 52% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.