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DST Systems Vice President, Clinical Operations in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

As an Associate with DST Pharmacy Solutions, you will be part of an organization that promotes better health outcomes for consumers through clinical and technological innovations. We accomplish this by leveraging the robust technology foundation and powerful analytic resources that are the core of DST, with industry leading clinical expertise and strategic pharmacy and healthcare solutions. You will join a team that is redefining the value of pharmacy in healthcare through the integration of advanced analytics, clinical insights and transformative digital capabilities.

Role Overview

This is a key leadership position in the organization and is responsible for the development, implementation, oversight and coordination of Utilization Management, Pipeline and Drug Safety, Prior Authorizations, P&T Committee, Formulary Management, and Drug Information. In this role, you will have considerable impact in the healthcare segment and as a result on DST/SSC Enterprise. It is an exciting opportunity to support DST Full strategic initiative, which is heavily dependent upon developing a full suite of clinical operations functionality, products, services, processes and procedures.

The position will lead the development of the aforementioned activities and will have significant decision-making authority.


  • Execute on Full Service strategic initiative and business plan

  • Manage the clinical knowledge of the Clinical Relationship Executives reporting to the VP, Strategic Relationships

  • Execute on the Full Service plan, as well be a material contributor in the Product planning and strategic planning process over the next four years

  • Manage the Drug Information units oversight of new drug pipeline, our monographs describing recommendations for certain new drugs and/or therapies

  • Execute on Full Service business plan, and it is evolutions

  • Manage the P&T committee functions

  • Manage the analytics functions within the business

  • Manage the development and lifecycle of products in the business unit


  • Bachelor’s degree or PharmD degree and 12 years of work-related experience, or Master’s degree and 10 years of work-related experience

  • Current pharmacist licensure without sanctions

  • 10+ years of experience in clinical program development/management in a managed care setting

  • 10+ years of being a proactive, strategic and decisive leader; able to consider alternatives and understand the strategic implications of key decisions

  • 10+ years of effectively leading/managing others

  • Experience in building and evolving organizational structure

  • Experience leading a large and strategically critical function through subsidiary leaders who oversee multiple departments or functions

  • Experience creating, adapting and executing long-term strategies to achieve key business objectives


Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.