Director, Pricing Strategy

at CVS Health in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Bring your heart to CVS Health Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand – with heart at its center – our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver. Our Heart At Work Behaviors support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.

Position Summary:

Exciting opportunity to join CVS Health as Director, Pricing Strategy. In this role you will support one of our premier clients by providing financial consultation and pricing support to help them win and retain business.

The decisions made by this role will impact the ability to win or retain clients and impact the overall financial success (e.g. earnings, revenue, margins) of CVS Health and the client you are supporting. Key responsibilities will include:

+ Mitigate financial risk

+ Anticipate and recognize market events and pricing strategies and make sound, unbiased recommendations on these matters

+ Partner with client in devising pricing offers for current and/or prospective clients

+ Build out training and competitive intelligence support

Key responsibilities include:

+ Build and maintain effective working relationships with external client contacts and internal partners

+ Provide consultation on all aspects of PBM pricing offers, including retail networks, specialty and mail dispensing, pharmaceutical manufacturer rebates, and administrative fees

+ Develop and apply information on pricing concepts and strategies to create competitive financial offers

+ Understand and support client’s financial goals and objectives

+ Maintain knowledge of regulatory events and ensure pricing offers are compliant

+ Manage tight deadlines, ensure deliverables are met and accurate

Required Qualifications:

+ 10 years financial underwriting experience with extensive PBM knowledge

+ Up to 25% Travel may be required

+ Adaptability and ability to prioritize effectively

+ Cultivate and maintain relationships with key internal partners

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle tight deadlines

+ Excellent executive communication and presentation skills

+ Assertive, self-starter; able to make decisions independently

+ Demonstrated organizational/follow-up skills

+ Must be able to work efficiently managing multiple projects

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Experience in anticipating customer needs and requirements as well as facilitating and negotiating using tact and diplomacy

+ Experience in building strong cross-functional relationships with internal and external clients

+ Ability to manage changing priorities while meeting client needs, high volume and tight deadlines

+ Demonstrated ability to influence and negotiate internal and external cross-functional business issues


+ Bachelor’s degree is required

+ Masters Degree is preferred

+ Equivalent Combination of education and experience may be considered

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$100,000.00 – $227,000.00

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. This position also includes an award target in the company’s equity award program. 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. For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit

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 colleagues can initiate a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through myHR (1-888-694-7287, or through myLeave at myHR). 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.

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Job Posting: JC248383516

Posted On: Sep 23, 2023

Updated On: Nov 06, 2023

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