Marketing Manager, Gen Med Coverage & Pricing

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Feb 19, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Job Description
  • The Marketing Manager of Respiratory Coverage & Pricing is a key member of the U.S. Value & Access organization responsible for engaging with subject matter experts and business unit leadership to support the development and execution of pricing, reimbursement, and contracting strategy to achieve and maintain payer coverage and provider adoption goals for Tezepelumab launch. The Manager will conduct qualitative and quantitative pricing/contracting analyses-both via internal and external resourcing-to support pricing policy and contracting strategy recommendations to optimize Amgen's pricing platforms.

The Manager will gather, analyze and synthesize cross-functional information across a variety of sources to support scenario-planning and severe asthma payer market insight development. In this dynamic and fast-paced environment, the candidate will be a key support for the Coverage & Pricing, Finance, Payer Contracting, Contract Operations, Market Access, Key Account Management and Tezepelumab brand teams for long range planning, brand strategy, contracting, and coverage pull-through. This role also interacts cross functionally with Value Strategy & Marketing, Ecosystems & Insights, Government Affairs, Trade & Distribution, Accounting, and Law.

Importantly, this role involves a collaboration agreement with another company, requiring clear transfer of information appropriately under the agreement. The Marketing Manager will be working with colleagues at our partner company.

Finally, this role will provide a strong foundation in the U.S. healthcare market and is a good avenue to many future commercial healthcare roles. Amgen has strong training, education, and mentoring programs to ensure staff are successful.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Drive severe asthma analytics and scenario planning roadmap including capabilities enabling cross-portfolio coverage and pricing scenarios
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to connect datasets and build new scenario planning and game theory models
  • Help build and lead the US Tezepelumab discount rate forecasting process (LEDR), pricing and contracting scenarios, contract decisions, long-range planning tradeoffs, and consolidated reporting of the US portfolio
  • Support creation of portfolio materials for annual sales meetings and engage in material review and compliance (MAC) process
  • Constructively challenge teams by providing disconfirming information and encouraging innovative problem solving
  • Assist with strategic planning and quarterly business reviews of the US portfolio
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders; proactively seeks buy-in and provides on-going support to address business needs

Basic Qualifications

Master's degree and 2 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


Bachelor's degree and 4 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


Associate's degree and 7 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


High school diploma / GED and 10 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatically scope problem solving approach, and manage execution
  • Experience solving complex business problems and managing analytics projects. Experience in pharmaceutical/biotech environment, with specific experience in respiratory a plus.
  • Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity; ability to see the big picture; ability to collect, digest, and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses
  • Experience with advanced modeling in Excel, visualization packages like Tableau and data transformation tools like Alteryx
  • Adapts and thrives in a rapidly changing and fast-moving environment
  • Experience navigating the evolving U.S. healthcare system with specific interest on the interactions between Government and Healthcare
  • Exceptional written/oral communication skills and executive presence across functions and across different levels of leadership
  • 2+ years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience in a biopharma or related business environment
  • Ability to create clear and concise PowerPoint slides

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

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