Amgen

Senior Manager, Contracts & Pricing

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jan 09, 2022
Ref
R-132704
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

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.

Senior Manager, Contracts & Pricing

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be a key member of the U.S. Value & Access organization responsible for engaging with subject matter experts and business unit leadership for the development and completion of the pricing and payer coverage contracting strategy. The Senior Manager will own the qualitative and quantitative pricing/contracting analyses to support the payor contacting strategy across Amgens bone portfolio (Prolia and EVENITY) & AVSOLA.

In this role, you will also collaborate with finance to estimate the overall contracting impact on sales volume goals, discount rates, ASP and long term planning.

The Senior Manager will also work with our field based Market Access team to engage customers in the regional markets to present contract offerings across the three products to gain coverage that aligns with each brands coverage goals.

This is a highly cross functional role and will require interacting with the Value Strategy & Marketing, Patient Access, Ecosystems & Insights, Sales, Brand Marketing, Government Affairs, Trade & Distribution, Business Unit Leadership, Finance, Accounting, and Legal.

Will require 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.

  • Lead Coverage & Pricing strategic planning, quarterly business reviews, and forecasts
  • Lead pricing and contracting scenarios, contract decisions, LEDR and LRS management
  • Constructively challenge teams by providing disconfirming information and encouraging innovative problem solving
  • Track Market Access payer coverage/POA goals and support dashboard activities
  • Routinely interact with senior leadership and other high-level, cross functional committees or teams
  • Engage with regional IDNs and payor customers with the Market Access team and present contract offerings.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with collaborators; actively seeks buy-in and provides ongoing support to address business needs
  • Ensure alignment in strategy and execution of the plan with cross-functional teams including Brand, Medical, Patient Access, Value Marketing, GHE, Trade, and Policy

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a driven individual with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

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

Or

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

Or

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

Or

Associates 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 12 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 payor experience or value marketing and have a good foundational understanding of the US payor environment.
  • Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatically scope 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
  • 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


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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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 accommodation.

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.