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Analytic Advisor

at CVS Health

Posted: 10/3/2017
Job Reference #: 1008989
Keywords: management

Job Description

Analytic Advisor

Position Summary
In this newly created role you will serve as analytics liaison between business and technical teams to drive results and enhanced value though improved delivery of impactful analytic insights, improved data visualization and statistical analyses as part of an Enterprise-wide initiative. You will work within a high-performing analytics team and use new technologies to develop and deliver solution-oriented products that drive innovation in our business.
The ideal candidate will have: 
  • Business acumen and experience to generate customized, actionable insights in a data-driven and deadline-oriented environment;
  • Strong computer science and quantitative skills to extract maximum value from CVS Health’s data assets;
  • Hands-on business experience with statistical programming (SAS, R, Python) as well as advanced data science concepts (e.g., regression modeling, time series forecasting, classification, data clustering, time series forecasting, advanced machine learning techniques).
  • Customer centric analytics and insights to support business teams in designing interventions to help our patients increase medication adherence and persistence behaviors.

A day in the life of this position involves:

  • Collaborating with other highly skilled analytics colleagues within Retail Pharmacy Enterprise Analytics team to derive business insights from our data assets;
  • Rapidly developing a deep understanding of CVS data and processes across multiple lines of business as well as serving as SME and data steward for others in the application and use of our data;
  • Developing predictive models and machine learning algorithms to facilitate business growth;
  • Performing ad-hoc analyses by innovatively aggregating patient- and script-level data to unlock insights;
  • Structuring and executing against analytic road-maps to meet both short- and long-term needs of our business stakeholders;
  • Diligently addressing obstacles as they appear;
  • Demonstrating curiosity to learn about enterprise initiatives that include data and business intelligence solutions;
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of data and analytics process documentation.


Req ID

Sourcing Requisition


Business Area
CVS Health

Location - State/City
RI - Woonsocket

Job Category


Preferred Qualifications
  • Leadership experience of large-scale analytics projects
  • Demonstrated competencies such as teamwork, creative problem solving, and flexibility
  • A strong curiosity to continuously learn data science techniques and tools
  • Ability to work within a climate of ambiguity
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in multiple offices across different time zones
  • Strong personal organizational skills
  • Excellent relationship management, strong team building, and the ability to work across business units within a complex organization.

Job Type (Expected Hours Category)
Full Time

Location code

Requisition Template

BA/BS in Mathematics/Statistics, Economics (or other quantitative disciplines); Master’s degree preferred.


Clinical Licensure Required

Zip Code

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience delivering growth-oriented, quantitative solutions in retail or healthcare environments
  • Expert knowledge of coding in statistical packages (like SAS, R, and Python) with strong quantitative skills,
    including relevant experience in logistic regression, cluster analysis, time series analysis, inferential statistics, and experimental design
  • Proficiency in processing large datasets (measured in hundreds of millions or billions of records) using data
    mining programs like SQL
  • Experience working with data visualization platforms (e.g., Tableau and Microstrategy)
  • Relevant domain knowledge from retail and/or healthcare industries
  • Building and facilitating presentations to various audiences: technical, non-technical and senior leaders
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products - Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

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.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, 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

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