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Director of Strategic Projects-Retail

at CVS Health

Posted: 3/11/2019
Job Reference #: 916288BR
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Job Title :
Director of Strategic Projects-Retail
Job ID :
916288BR
Location :
RI - Woonsocket
Street Address :
1 CVS Drive
Category :
Management|Merchandising|Strategy
Description :
Job Description
CVS is seeking a new Director to join the Front Store team that has been tasked with identifying and executing multi-billion dollars of growth over the next 3-5 years. In this role, you will work on high priority strategic projects within the VP of Promotion and Store Design’s organization. Examples of recent projects include the development of a new store format for CVS, the launch of industry leading assortment analytics or the roll out of a new business to CVS’s chain. All strategic projects are expected to generate high impact and visibility.

This role would suit someone with a strong interest in retail, a robust strategic background and a passion for delivering results.

You will be a creative, out-of-the-box thinker who is intellectually curious with a demonstrated interest in learning. Additionally, you will need to be a self-motivated, entrepreneurial, high-energy individual who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment. You must be accustomed to working on multiple tasks in parallel and demonstrate cross functional engagement, best demonstrated by the individual’s ability to gain credibility with team members and senior management.

Required Qualifications
Strategy Consulting and/or Retail experience: A minimum of three years of post MBA professional experience at a leading strategy consulting firm (e.g. Bain, BCG, McKinsey) or relevant retail company (e.g. Drug, Mass, Health, Beauty)

Preferred Qualifications
Structured and Logical Thinking: the ability to dissect a problem into an organized approach and quickly form a hypothesis against which to run test analysis.

Analytical Rigor: the ability to run and manage highly complicated quantitative analysis in a defect-free manner. Mastery of Microsoft Excel is critical to this role.

Powerful Communication: the ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and on paper. Mastery of Microsoft PowerPoint is critical to this role.

Cross functional engagement: Highly developed relationship-building skills to foster effective working relations across the Retail Merchandising team, functional and divisional leaders, and the Corporate Executive Committee.

Education
BA, MBA strongly 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.

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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