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Pharmacist Consultant

Willis Towers Watson



**The Company**

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas - the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

**The Business**

Our Health and Benefits business helps large and mid-size clients control health and welfare plan costs, improve health outcomes and promote employee engagement through broad-based, state-of-the-art interventions. We provide solutions encompassing creative plan design, vendor evaluation and management, pricing and funding strategies, data analytics, valuation support, compliance and governance strategies. We also provide Specialty consulting services including clinical/health management program design, pharmacy solutions, disability/absence management strategies and claims audit services. Product based solutions such as our pharmacy purchasing coalition round out our broad-based suite of offerings.

**The Role**

As a Pharmacy Consultant you will consult with clients on a wide variety of complex Pharmacy and broader Health and Group Benefits projects. You will serve as the project manager and day to day communication liaison with clients, create client deliverables, contribute to new business activities, and participate in the creation of new intellectual capital.

**Performance Objectives** :


+ Deliver superior, consistent project management for assigned clients:

+ Draft statements of work, project plans and budgets involving multiple workflow streams and client teams

+ Serve as the day to day project lead, ensuring the progress of the team against established objectives, budget, timeline, deliverables and quality standards

+ Manage daily interactions with vendors (e.g., PBMs, health management vendors)

+ Serve as primary, daily contact to clients on delivery of services

+ Manage client expectations and raise appropriate issues to Senior Consultants and Client Relationship Managers

+ Interface with colleagues from other practices and regions on assignments that reflect the client's broader business issues

+ Develop a trusted advisor relationship with client contacts through effective communication and efficient, quality execution of projects


+ Provide valued-added consulting support on large, sophisticated Pharmacy projects including:

+ Pharmacy benefit plan analysis, design and cost savings strategies

+ Pharmacy Benefits Manager vendor procurement and negotiation

+ Audits of PBM performance (financial and operational)

+ Strategy for specialty pharmacy products

+ Evaluation of onsite pharmacies at client locations

+ Contribute pharmacy and related perspectives to broader health and group benefits projects including care management strategy

+ Contribute to the development of new tools and approaches


+ Meet revenue and billable hour goals as described by manager:

+ Support the generation of new business as part of the broader team

+ Support new business opportunities and enhance existing relationships

+ Directly contribute to clients' success through applying your technical expertise


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

+ Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels

+ Educate other Willis Towers Watson consultants and associates on pharmacy related intellectual capital and market trends

**The Requirements**

+ Proven experience and success in the management of group pharmacy benefits to premier clients, preferably gained in a benefits consulting, PBM or carrier environment

+ Proven experience successfully managing multiple projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget

+ Strong client relationship, interpersonal and team skills

+ A professional presence with polished and well developed oral and written communication skills

+ Self-starter attitude and ability to work with ambiguity

+ Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues

+ Strong analytical and creative skills

+ Business acumen to identify opportunities for additional pharmacy or other human capital consulting work in support of our clients' strategies

+ The ability to see the "big picture," leveraging the resources of related practices to address the clients' business challenges

+ Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to keep abreast of latest developments in pharmacy and health and group benefits plan strategy and contribute to the development of new tools and approaches

+ Ability to work both independently as well as on a team, including interest in training/mentoring junior staff

+ Working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

+ BS degree in Pharmacy required, Pharm D. degree preferred. R.Ph certification required

+ Experience and familiarity with health management programs preferred

+ Ability to travel 20%

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson.Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. Equal Employment Opportunity: Know your rights at .


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+ Employee Type:Regular Full-Time

+ Location:Boston, MA, US

+ Experience:7 years

+ Date Posted:January 10, 2018

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