Contracts & Pricing Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jul 11, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type

As a member of the Contracts and Pricing Team, the Contracts & Pricing Senior Manager will be responsible for supporting the contract execution and implementation for three general medicine medical products. The primary responsibility of the role is to manage our Latest Estimate Discount Rate (LEDR) process and ensure all stakeholders have provided accurate financial information. In addition to the LEDR process, responsibilities include but are not limited to ASP calculations, government pricing oversight, analytical modeling, pricing modeling, contract implementation and GPO membership management.

This role will require a strong foundation in analytical modeling and provider contracting and is a good avenue to other future commercial healthcare roles. Amgen has strong training, education, and mentoring programs to ensure staff are successful.


  • Administer the LEDR process for Prolia, EVENITY and AVSOLA plus any new general medicine medical benefit products in Amgens portfolio
  • Support Coverage & Pricing strategic planning, quarterly business reviews, and forecasts
  • Participate in pricing and contracting scenarios, contract decisions, LRP management
  • Constructively challenge teams by providing disconfirming information and encouraging innovative problem solving
  • Develop and lead contract reporting for field based teams and internal leadership
  • Support contracting strategy development with analysis to support both payer and provider account strategies

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree & 2years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience OR
  • Masters degree & 6 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience, OR
  • Bachelors degree & 8 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience, OR
  • Associates degree &10 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience, OR
  • High school diploma/GED & 12 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong mathematical modeling skills in Excel, preferably experience with financial or economic modeling
  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills, and strategic thinking ability
  • Solid understanding of US health care system and key stakeholders a plus
  • Finance, forecasting or other quantitative analysis experience
  • MBA or other masters degree
  • Results and solutions-oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to simplify complex topics
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proven project management skills and cross-functional leadership
  • Ability to work through others and manage in a matrix environment
  • Ability to handle and achieve results with multiple competing priorities

Join Us

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.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.