Amgen

Payer Coverage Lead, Contracts & Pricing Senior Manager (Remote)

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Aug 24, 2021
Ref
R-119949
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Contract

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Contracts & Pricing Senior Manager, Coverage LeadLive

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role the Contracts & Pricing Senior Manager, Coverage Lead, is a critical member of the Retail Coverage and Pricing team. This individual will be responsible for developing the payer coverage and pricing contracting strategies for Aimovig in partnership with the Aimovig pricing lead and Retail coverage and pricing director. This includes leading qualitative and quantitative contracting analyses to support payer strategy and drive decision making. This individual will interact frequently with the Market Access team supporting Aimovig-specific contract negotiations with payer customers, track and communicate progress towards payer coverage goals, and partner with Market Access and field sales teams to maximize pull-through. Finally, the Senior Manager will play a critical role in shaping the long-term coverage and pricing strategy for the brand in support of brand long range planning.

Important to this role will be the ability to lead a broad cross-functional team to ensure alignment of strategy and execution, including NuBU brand team members, Medical, Patient Access, Contracting, Value Marketing, and Value & Access Data and Analytics. This individual will also work closely with the Aimovig Pricing Sr. Manager to ensure coverage goals are included in product forecasts and current brand coverage data are included in key processes including LEDR.

We are open to candidates willing to relocate to Thousand Oaks and will consider remote working arrangements. Relocation benefits would be available for candidates willing to relocate to Thousand Oaks.

In addition to the responsibilities outlined above:
  • Lead meetings to ensure alignment to LRS strategy and execution of the plan with cross-functional teams including Brand, Market Access, Value Marketing, GHE, Patient Access, Medical, Trade, and Policy

  • Proactive support with bi-annual strategic LRS/brand planning and quarterly business reviews

  • Conduct regular meetings with Market Access team to align on account level payer strategy and negotiations for Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, and government bids

  • Collaborate with Patient Access and brand teams to maintain/develop patient support programs in real-time for pull-through opportunities

  • Collaborate with Value Marketing team to create Aimovig specific value strategy, messaging, tools for Market Access Team and data generation plan in alignment with brand strategy

  • Triage Coverage & Pricing related questions and issues and ensure that items are addressed including training where needed for sales and Market Access account teams

  • Coverage & Pricing budget management

Win

What we expect of you

We are open to candidates willing to relocate to Thousand Oaks and will consider remote working arrangements.

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

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

Or

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

Or

Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations

Or

Associate's degree and 10 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations

Or

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:
  • Prior experience in contracts and pricing, direct payer experience or value marketing and have a good foundational understanding of the US payer environment and a strong foundation in the U.S. healthcare market

  • Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatic problem solving approach, and manage execution.

  • Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity; ability to see the big picture; ability to collect, digest and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses

  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to influence different styles

  • Previous experience building financial models and/or working with large amounts of data

  • 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

Thrive

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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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.