CVS Health Strategic Partnerships - Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

This role is part of our Enterprise Corporate Strategy Organization. As the Strategic Partnerships Manager you will play a key role in identifying new opportunities and threats in the external market, and will execute against those opportunities by informing the strategy of business units, and delivering against specific opportunities through partnerships, investments, or other strategic relationships. You will also be responsible for building connections to the rapidly evolving external healthcare environment, proactively identifying opportunities to accelerate growth and innovation, and delivering against specific opportunities through partnerships. This role will partner with senior leaders (Sr. Director, VP, SVP, EVP) to identify and explore strategic partnerships that will enhance our existing capabilities or enable new products/services. You will develop and maintain a robust pipeline of partners/deals and work in close collaboration with Transformation, Business Development/Enterprise Strategy, Corporate Development, IT, and Finance business units. You will develop business cases for new solutions or technologies and articulate enterprise capability needs. In addition to identifying and securing partnerships, your team will manage these relationships on an ongoing basis.

Required Qualifications

• 5+ years of healthcare experience in business roles- corporate development, innovation, venture capital/private equity or strategy

• Willingness and ability to travel up to 10%

Preferred Qualifications

• Shown presentation skills, including familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint

• Highly organized and able to provide positive leadership across multiple work streams in a fast-paced, complex working environment

• Validated project management skills with an emphasis on integrating multiple work outputs into a unified deliverable and executive narrative

• Organized, detail-oriented, and structured thinking and execution, with the ability to lead multiple tasks at a time; adjusts priorities as needed in order to meet deadlines

• End to end experience building and managing partnerships


BA/BS degree, MBA 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.

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