Amgen

Senior Associate, Payer Contracting

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jan 11, 2022
Ref
R-131839
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Senior Associate, Payer Contracting

Live

What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will communicate account information to facilitate pricing and contracting decision-making by senior leadership. They will be the primary contract owner for their MCO accounts. The Senior Associate will also contribute to and drive product-specific pricing strategies, value-based contracts, and net revenue impact analyses.

Amgen has an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to make a critical impact on the organization. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through exciting assignments, active career development and coaching, and individual rewards. As a member of the US Value & Access team, this Senior Associate is integral to Amgens financial sales performance and will lead the contracting activities for Amgens top regional Managed Care Organization (MCO) customers. This individual will facilitate review & approval of product pricing requests with internal committees and will contribute to product-specific pricing strategies, value-based contracts, and contract performance analyses.

  • Manage the pricing approval and contracting process in conjunction with Amgens account representative (Market Access), Contract Strategy & Pricing, Legal, and other partners
  • Create term sheets and complete request for proposals (RFPs) as needed to provide pricing offers to MCO customers
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of MCO pricing and contracting strategies
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of key MCO customers financials, growth drivers, membership, mergers/acquisitions, end customers, etc.
  • Inform the pricing analytics team of customer-specific information and trends that are critical to provide quarterly financial estimates for each customer
  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Finance, MA, customers, Legal, Operations, and other teams as necessary
  • Review formularies and submission files to ensure customer compliance with the contract
  • Support ad-hoc requests by senior leadership for product and/or customer related business analytics and strategy
  • Other duties as assigned
Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Senior Associate, Payer Contracting professional we seek is an energetic and driven individual with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Masters degree

Or

Bachelors degree and 2 years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience

Or

Associates degree and 6 years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience

Or

High school diploma / GED and 8 years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree (i.e., MBA, JD, or equivalent experience)
  • 2+ years of commercial contracting, pricing, finance, accounting, and/or sales operations experience in a biopharma or related business environment
  • Experience solving complex business problems and managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility and leadership experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Previous experience providing and delivering information for decision making by executive management
  • Ability to read and understand legal contract documents
Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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.


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.