Cigna Provider Contracting Advisor in St. Louis, Missouri
This position can be filled in any of our Cigna or Express Scripts locations or as a work-from-home opportunity
The Provider Contracting Advisor is responsible for the renewal and ongoing management contracting activities of assigned retail providers and supporting Cigna-Express Scripts’ strategic initiatives related to network access. Direct interface with industry executives from the respective account, managing the contracting relationship with assigned providers. Assume a role in overall performance management, strategic planning and analytical development as it relates to ESI’s performance of the provider contract. Coordinate management of Supply Chain functions, including, but not limited to, reporting and operations. Manage retail provider client-specific custom initiatives related to network contracting and solicitations, often in a condensed time frame.
Strategic development, execution, analysis and assignment of work plan initiatives including but not limited to network development, provider contracting / re-contracting
Provide direction and supervision of network goals pertaining to contract language/structure revisions and re-contracting.
Maintain working strategic knowledge and operational understanding of assigned chains necessary to provide insight to their individual financial influence and the relationship to the global impact for ESI and its clients.
Serve as project manager and liaison to ESI clients and Sales & Account Management, for purposes of executing strategic network initiatives and custom network requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Contracting, Supply Chain or related field strongly preferred; Masters degree preferred
8+ years of contracting, strategic planning, operations, project management or relative experience (At least 3-5+ years of contracting experience strongly preferred)
Knowledge of the healthcare, PBM industry and products.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills.
Ability to manage and motivate indirect reports.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Excellent project management/organizational skills needed for this role
Ability to work cross-functionally to resolve complex client issues.
Strong focus on customer service.
Ability to manage timelines and meet tight client deadlines.
PC skills including Microsoft Office and Excel.
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.
When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.
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