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Director of Pharmacy Pricing & Operations
Posted on 12/14/2022
Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or PharmD
  • Active & unrestricted Pharmacy license in Iowa or South Dakota (individual must be licensed in the state in which they reside) or ability to obtain within 6 months from date of hire
  • 8+ years of experience in managed care which may include pharmaceutical market access, pharmacy benefit management, formulary, and rebate strategy setting, or with a focus on financial strategy and pharmacy operations. Minimum of 3 years of experience in pharmaceutical manufacturer pricing strategy
  • Track record of success leading end-to-end management of complex programs from inception through execution and ongoing optimization
  • Broad understanding of the health care delivery system and pharmacy trends, and methods to impact those trends, including program design and financing
  • Demonstrated leadership role managing rebate contracting and/or rebate aggregator vendor management. Demonstrated work in pharmacy operations and track record of promotion into higher operations position(s) within PBM and/or health plan
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, including building/developing high performing leaders and leaders of teams that consistently deliver value-added results
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accreditation standards, PBM contracts, Part D rules and regulations. Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical commercial and government pricing (AMP, Best Price, ASP, 340B)
  • Humanistic approach to leadership with experience in building, leading, motivating, evaluating teams and complex programs. Collaborative leader; experience building consensus and influencing decisions through the development and maintenance of effective working relationships with executive management
  • Experience manipulating and analyzing data from large databases using SAS, SQL or other appropriate software. Ability to effectively articulate complex information across all levels of an organization, including senior leadership and non-clinical/technical audiences
  • Executive presence and ability to deliver a variety of messages to a variety of audiences including board presentations
  • Strong ability to leverage industry knowledge, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to build rapport, credibility, and collaborative partnerships with clinical peers, leaders, and stakeholders; applies skillful consulting abilities to influence corporate decisions
  • Is forward-thinking, exhibits the ability to learn quickly; advocates and leads change efforts; analyzes successes and failures for improvement opportunities; enjoys challenges. Works well under pressure while remaining adaptable, open to feedback and focused during unanticipated challenges
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Windows Office Suite, including Word and Excel
  • Travel required up to 25% to meet with vendors, clients and attend conferences
  • MBA or Master's degree preferred

1,001-5,000 employees

Mutual insurance provider
Company Overview
Wellmark’s mission is to provide a broad array of high quality, accessible, affordable, and cost competitive health insurance products and services. The company is committed to delivering affordable and sustainable healthcare options by collaborating with various health-care partners to ultimately deliver a greater quality of health and life to future generations.
  • Medical and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision plan
  • Compensation: comprised of two components: base pay or annual salary, and potential pay from the Performance Incentive Program (PIP), awarded annually when financial and customer measures are successfully achieved.
  • Financial Benefits: competitive financial benefits through a generous 401(k) savings and investment plan.
  • Educational assistance
  • Pathways to Wellness incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Time off
Company Core Values
  • Use your strengths
  • Develop your story
  • Focus your health