Willis Towers Watson

Pharmacy Consultant - Lead Associate

Posted on Jun 17 Atlanta, GA 115 views

As a Pharmacy Lead Associate, you will be at the forefront of managing pharmacy benefits projects for large, complex clients and leverage your experience as a pharmacy benefits expert to make recommendations on plan design and management. You will participate in new business activities and the creation of new intellectual capital. You will position yourself to grow into a senior relationship management and/or leadership role by serving as the pivotal point on all projects and working alongside industry experts on cutting edge solutions. The ideal candidate is a patient-centric problem solver who possesses the ability to balance client clinical needs and business growth. You will collaborate with a strong team of highly experienced consultants within the practice as well as engage in cross-functional activities.

The Role:

  • Provide value-added consulting expertise on large, sophisticated pharmacy benefit projects including:

  • Pharmacy benefit plan analysis, design and cost savings strategies

  • Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM) vendor procurement and negotiation

  • Audits of PBM performance (financial and operational)

  • Strategy for specialty pharmacy products

  • Evaluation of onsite pharmacies at client locations

  • Serve as lead day to day contact for clients; materially contribute to project plan creation and lead the team on delivery; ensure progress against established objectives, budgets, timelines, deliverables and quality standards

  • Support the generation of new business by participating in prospecting opportunities with new clients as part of a broader team

  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams

  • Review analytical work, mentor and develop junior associates

  • Contribute to the development of new intellectual capital

  • Contribute pharmacy and related perspectives to broader health and benefits projects including health management strategy

Note: Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

The Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience and success in the design/management of large group pharmacy benefit plans gained in a consulting, brokerage or carrier/pharmacy benefit manager environment
  • Proven experience creating project plans and successfully leading teams in execution of the project against plan guidelines
  • Demonstrated success in managing client issues and relationships
  • Desire and ability to expand relationships with current clients
  • Polished and well developed oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter attitude and ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Flexibility and proven ability to identify and resolve issues
  • Strong analytical, creative and integrative skills

This position will remain posted for a minimum of three business days from the date posted or until sufficient/appropriate candidate slate has been identified.
Base salary range and benefits information for this position are being included in accordance with requirements of various state/local pay transparency legislation. Please note that salaries may vary for different individuals in the same role based on several factors, including but not limited to location of the role, individual competencies, education/professional certifications, qualifications/experience, performance in the role and potential for revenue generation (Producer roles only).


The base salary compensation range being offered for this role is $80,000 - $100,000 USD. This role is also eligible for an annual short-term incentive bonus.

Company Benefits

WTW provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):

  • Health and Welfare Benefits

    : Medical (including prescription coverage), Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Commuter Account, Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Group Accident, Group Critical Illness, Life Insurance, AD&D, Group Legal, Identify Theft Protection, Wellbeing Program and Work/Life Resources (including Employee Assistance Program)
  • Leave Benefits

    : Paid Holidays, Annual Paid Time Off (includes paid state/local paid leave where required), Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Other Leaves (e.g., Bereavement, FMLA, ADA, Jury Duty, Military Leave, and Parental and Adoption Leave), Paid Time Off (Washington State only)
  • Retirement Benefits

    : Contributory Pension Plan and Savings Plan (401k).

EOE, including disability/vets

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