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CVS Health Retail Pricing Analyst in Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Job Description

As a Pricing Analyst, you will play a key role within the Front Store Retail Pricing & Analytics team. The Pricing Analyst is essential to ensuring that our pricing strategy is executed and maintained consistently across our front store business in over 8000 retail locations. The Pricing Analyst position is responsible for working cross functionally with the Pricing Team, Item Maintenance Team and Category Management to align our item prices and item attributes with our pricing strategy and individual category strategies. As a member of the Front Store Pricing Team, you will join a talented group of Pricing Analyst and Mangers, focused on continuously evolving our pricing strategy, leveraging innovative tools and robust data to optimize our retail pricing and help support the growth of our overall business.Additional responsibilities of the Pricing Analyst include: • Develop an understanding of the category financial levers, marketing plans, strategies, store operations, and promotions as input to pricing strategy • Review and analyze new items to assign and maintain associated pricing attributes (e.g. brand relationships, size parity, form links, etc.)• Perform detailed analysis on new competitive shop data to identify potential competitive trends, data outliers and incomplete capture• Analyze competitive price data to identify pricing opportunities and develop initial price change recommendations for small segments of a category with guidance from the Pricing Manager • Review new items and cost changes and provide recommend retail prices that are aligned with category pricing strategies to the Pricing Manager and/or Category Manger • Manage the implementation of approved price changes for all supported categories• Independently design and execute ad-hoc analytical exercises for components of pricing plans; identifying appropriate sources of data, manipulating the data, and producing a recommendation/answer

Required Qualifications

• 2 + years of experience in an analytical role providing quantitative, mathematical, interpersonal, and communication skills. • 2+ years using MS Word, Excel and Access, with experience in creating Excel spreadsheets using formulas

COVID Requirements

CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications

• 2+ years experience in pricing in a retail or consumer-packaged goods environment• Strong problem-solving skills, with an ability to influence and negotiate with peers and cross functional partners• Ability to manage multiple priorities and drive tasks to completion within deadlines with a high degree of accuracy in a fast paced environment• Comfortable with web-based meetings and communications

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Business Overview

At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

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