Senior Manager, Health Policy & Reimbursement

Washington, DC
Sep 30, 2021
Administration, Finance
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


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.


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role the HEALTH POLICY & REIMBURSEMENT SENIOR MANAGER will support the US Health Policy & Reimbursement team for Federal (US) payer issues across one or more Therapeutic or Health Policy areas by (1) representing Federal (US) payer needs, (2) communicating about the payer planning process, and (3) and managing assigned aspects of the Federal (US) payer engagement reimbursement, agency engagement, or health policy objectives.

The SENIOR MANAGER must work collaboratively across functions to ensure a comprehensive view of the product and create and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders. These stakeholders include colleagues in Global Government Affairs and Policy, the Business Units, US Value & Access, Development, Regulatory, Law, and other functions. Additionally, the individual will need to conduct relevant research and integrate clinical, market, and payer information to engage on reimbursement objectives.

The position is based in Washington, DC.

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of health policy experience


Masters degree and 4 years of health policy experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of health policy experience


Associates degree and 10 years of health policy experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of health policy experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, provider or payer experience

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field of study, such as health policy, business, or similar subject area; Masters degree in health policy, business or related field of study

  • Deep understanding of Federal (US) payer environment, including areas of (1) health care product and service coverage, reimbursement, coding, (2) health policy, (3) Federal (US) Executive and Legislative branch health care policy-setting authorities, processes, and responsible parties.

  • Experience and deep understanding of Medicare and Medicaid statutes, regulations and sub regulatory guidance documents and policies

  • Experience in reviewing clinical literature, including disease state information and target product profiles, in order to understand implications for payer actions and to develop submissions for payer engagement

  • Strong project management skills with ability to work in a matrix environment

  • Demonstrated communication skills, including interpersonal skills to foster collaboration and oral/written presentation skills

  • Provider or payer experience (direct or in a consulting capacity)

  • Experience in product commercialization desirable (direct or in a consulting capacity)

  • Experience in Amgen therapeutic areas desirable (payer and health policy or product commercialization)

  • Experience in participation in multi-stakeholder groups including trade or disease-specific organizations desirable

  • Federal agency engagement experience

  • Strategic planning experience


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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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.