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Senior Associate, Payer Contracting

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Expired: January 21, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Career CategorySales & Marketing OperationsJob Description

Senior Associate - Strategic Pricing & Contracting

Amgen has an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to make a significant impact on the organization. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, active career development and coaching, and individual rewards. As a member of the USValue & Access team, this Senior Associate is integral to Amgen's financial sales performance and will lead contracting activities for Amgen's top regional Managed Care Organization (MCO) customers. This individual will facilitate review of product pricing requests with internal committees for key MCO customers and will contribute to product-specific pricing strategies, value-based contracts, and contract performance analyses.

Job Responsibilities

The Senior Associate will be responsible for communicating account information to facilitate pricing and contracting decision-making by senior leadership. They will be the primary contract owner for their MCO client responsibilities. The Senior Associate will also contribute to and drive product-specific pricing strategies, value-based contracts, and net revenue impact analyses.

  • Manage the pricing and contracting process in conjunction with Amgen's account representative (MA), Legal and other stakeholders
  • Create term sheets and complete request for proposals (RFPs) as needed to provide pricing offers to MCO customers
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of MCO pricing and contracting strategies
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of key MCO customer's financials, growth drivers, membership, mergers/acquisitions, end customers, etc.
  • Inform the pricing analytics team of customer-specific information and trends that are critical to provide quarterly financial estimates for each customer
  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Finance, MA, customers, Legal, and other teams as necessary
  • Review formularies and submission files to ensure customer compliance with the contract
  • Support ad-hoc requests by senior leadership for product and/or customer related business analytics and strategy
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree

OR

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience

OR

Associates degree and 6 years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (i.e. MBA or equivalent experience)
  • 2+ years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience in a biopharma or related business environment
  • Experience solving complex business problems and managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility and leadership experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Previous experience providing and delivering information for decision making by executive management
  • Ability to read and understand legal contract documents

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Amgen

Address

Thousand Oaks, CA
USA

Industry

Business

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