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CVS Health Product Advisor - Optimization and Surveillance in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Job Description

Do you want to make a strategic impact on a team? We have an exciting opportunity at CVS Health for an internal management consulting role!

As the Product Optimization and Surveillance Advisor, you will be part of our Prescription Benefit Management (PBM) Product Optimization and Surveillance Team. This team is engaged across all functions of our PBM Formulary and Product Operations. Particular emphasis is on root cause analysis, solution ideation, design, and testing. You will have the opportunity to use your analytical abilities and logic to analyze the business, solve problems, and present recommendations to senior leadership, all in an effort to drive new operational initiatives, which will have a profound impact on the strategic direction of the company.

In this role, you will partner closely with the product owners to develop and/or translate strategies into measurable metrics and KPI’s. You will independently design, construct, and execute complex analyses to meet business case requirements using data that will often be self-sourced through observations, tests, interviews, and custom data pulls. You’ll also perform root cause investigation, problem solve, articulate conclusions, and make recommendations to the leadership team.

You will engage cross-functionally across the organization to design solutions, develop test and implementation plans, drive results, resolve issues encountered by the team, including using your ability to assess and course-correct as necessary. You will also prepare material and presentations for the business in a way that adds value, is easily understood by others who may not have the same background or expertise, and improves the operational efficiency of the business. You must be able to communicate and influence at all levels of the organization.

The successful candidate will possess a proven track record of constructing and executing complex analyses to meet business case requirements. This will require someone with superior analytical abilities, quantitative skills, logic, and problem solving skills, including the highest level of attention to detail. The Advisor will possess the talent to manage multiple projects and priorities at once. Successful candidates should be comfortable with basic data mining tools using SQL and/or other self-service BI dashboard tools. The environment will be, at times, ambiguous and uncertain. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success dealing with this type of fast-paced environment, with the ability to learn on the fly while understanding and solving new problems. It will require independent judgment and initiative.

This role will ideally be located near one of our corporate offices in: Northbrook, IL, Scottsdale, AZ, Irving, TX, or Woonsocket, RI.

Required Qualifications

*4+ years of consulting or related high level analytical experience in an operational environment with experience in building complex business models.

*4+ years of demonstrated experience with spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software, including a strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

*4+ years of experience utilizing SQL, Teradata, SAS or other similar data mining tools.

Preferred Qualifications

*PBM or healthcare experience

*Experience using Tableau


*Bachelor's Degree in a comparable field of study

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 at and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request an accommodation, a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team by emailing Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at or calling 877-805-9511.

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