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CVS Health Analyst - Strategic Planning in Denver, Colorado

Bring your heart to CVS Health. Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver. Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.

Job Summary

As an Analyst for strategic planning, you will be part of a team that is responsible for forecasting trends, company and department metrics, and resource plans for the benefit operations. You will help build the long-term forecasting, budget, and resource plans for multiple lines of business. Help build out the forecasts and budget processes that drive our business results and supports more than 9 million members and hundreds of clients. These long-term forecasts and resource plans determine the need for our overall production and non-production staffing.

This analyst will work cross-functionally with finance and operations. They will generate dashboard metrics from Tableau and Salesforce data. They will have a deep knowledge in Tableau and Excel with the ability to create complex Excel resource plans that drive our budget. They will be able to work through ad hoc requests and side projects. They will have the ability to present their findings to managers and operations leaders.

The accuracy of the strategic forecast is a key driver to the operations team abilities to provide timely decisions to members, prescribers, and clients within the forecasted spend. The team will be supporting the operation teams as they work across multiple clients, lines of business and sources. By providing accurate strategic forecasts to the operations team, they will be able to meet client expectations to avoid risk associated with performance guarantees.

Job responsibilities to include but not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for forecasting trends, company and department metrics, and resource plans for the lines of business we support.

  • Help build out the budget and reforecast process for this department.

Ability to use Excel and Tableau to build a resource plan that will drive the budget and reforecast.

  • Work cross-functionally with finance and operations.

  • Engage with leaders of the line of business on key metrics and targets.

  • Build out resource models and generate dashboard metrics from Tableau and Salesforce data.

  • Ability to build and present monthly and quarterly reports, dashboards, and findings to operational and finance leaders.

  • Providing guidance to operational leaders in developing an overall strategic strategy that will drive optimal outcomes.

  • Manage and use statistical tools to identify, analyze, and interpret patterns and trends in complex data sets.

  • Work through all ad hoc and project tasks with quality and efficiency, including conducting research and hosting follow up calls with business partners to showcase findings.

Required Qualifications

  • 2 plus years of monthly and long-term forecasting experience

  • 2 plus years of resource planning knowledge and background

  • 1 year experience using Microsoft Excel (Formulas, Pivot Tables, and V Look- up) and Tableau

  • Budgeting and forecasting skills

  • Strong presentation skills and experience articulating complex data sets in front of senior leadership and executives.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Healthcare industry or other Operations experience

  • Knowledge of Salesforce and other data collection tools

  • Presentation and Public Speaking experience

  • Exceptional Organization & Communication skills


High School Diploma or equivalent General Education Development (GED)

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$40,600.00 - $85,100.00

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies. For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 07/26/2024

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.