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Healthcare Innovation Supply Chain Senior Advisor

at CVS Health

Posted: 12/8/2018
Job Reference #: 907300BR
Keywords: management

Job Description

Job Title :
Healthcare Innovation Supply Chain Senior Advisor
Job ID :
Location :
RI - Woonsocket
Street Address :
1 CVS Drive
Category :
Inventory Management|Merchandising|Supply Chain Management|Strategy
Description :
Job Description
Are you passionate about working in a newly launched, highly visible team that is focused on delivering growth in our retail business? If so, the Healthcare Innovation Supply Chain Senior Advisor role is for you. The position is highly visible as the role will partner directly with various leaders to review results, identify risks and opportunities, and developing new metrics that ensure our programs deliver results.

This position presents you with an unusual and exciting opportunity to work with a small team focused on identifying new categories and products for our retail stores. You will be an essential member of the Healthcare Innovation team (HCi). Our team is dynamic and requires the ability to work on tight timetables and with ambiguous objectives. While you will focus on our supply chain efforts, you will roll up your sleeves and pitch in on various projects the team is working on, including sourcing new products, merchandising, and store execution.

This role is accountable for managing the supply chain and all its components to ensure that inventory and service levels are within targets to support the business. The role must manage inventory for our testing phase, and work collaboratively with Category Management and other stakeholders to scale programs.

Your key job responsibilities could include:

* Working with Category and Planning Leadership to understand trends, identifying new products, new product and promotional strategies, and evaluating impacts on demand
* Achieving sales, margin, in-stock, and inventory targets, as required
* Monitoring inventory and ensure replenishment occurs, as required
* Supporting forecast development based on market intelligence and other internal data sources
* Using input from the analytics team to determine appropriate forecast models and parameters, safety stock levels, and replenishment parameters
* Reviewing alternate deal buying opportunities and making decisions on purchase quantities and timing based on targets defined by leadership
* Collaborating with Buyers, Planners, and Analysts on item flows, JDA forecasts, seasonal plans, and advertising schedules
* Partnering with Finance, Logistics & our Transportation organization to identify supply chain and financial opportunities
* Generating inventory data reports to facilitate cross-functional communication
* Generating and analyzing forecast performance reports

Required Qualifications
* 2+ years of consulting experience OR 3+ years of experience at leading retailer or packaged good company, leading strategic projects with significant business impact
* Willingness and ability travel up to 15%

Preferred Qualifications
* Experience in an Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) environment
* JDA Forecasting & Replenishment
* Fluent in Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Excel, Access
* Quantitative products: Mathematical and strong statistical knowledge
* Ability to calculate and analyze key forecasting metrics
* Business/Financial acumen and Supply Chain knowledge

Bachelor's Degree. Master’s Degree in Supply Chain or MBA; Supply Chain Certification 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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