Senior Associate Contracts and Pricing -- Chargebacks

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jan 16, 2022
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.

As a key member of the Channel Analytics and Operations team within Strategic Pricing and Contracting (SPC), this position is primarily responsible for providing timely and accurate chargeback credits and information to Amgens trading partners by conducting appropriate analysis and accurately resolving discrepancies of the chargeback data. Additionally, this position will be expected to provide input regarding the optimal implementation solutions to support upcoming contracting strategies and future discount programs.


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! The Senior Associate will be expected to identify problems, propose solutions, and manage execution. Additionally, this role will engage with key trading partners to build an effective and collaborative working relationship and provide timely support to ensure accuracy of customer pricing. The Senior Associate will engage in cross functional internal and external collaboration, appropriately are critical to success in this role.

Additional responsibilities include participation and leadership of planned and ad-hoc key initiatives across multiple Amgen functions as well as with outside vendors; monitoring contract changes and collaborating with Information Systems (IS) to develop application requirements to ensure operational feasibility and process efficiencies; performing compliantly within the operational guidelines of the government pricing sub-certification and Sarbanes Oxley processes; and identifying and recommending process improvements and leading implementation efforts.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The detail oriented professional we seek is a collaborative leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Masters degree


Bachelors degree and 2 years of Contracts and/or Pricing and/or Sales Operations and/or Finance experience


Associates degree and 6 years of Contracts and/or Pricing and/or Sales Operations and/or Finance experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Contracts and/or Pricing and/or Sales Operations and/or Finance experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree

4+ years of experience in Contracts and/or Pricing and/or Sales

Operations and/or Finance

Key responsibilities:

Internal Amgen experience or experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment

Advanced computer & M/S Office skills with emphasis in Excel ability to develop spreadsheet models for moderately complex financial analyses

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrated ability to deliver formal presentations and communicate effectively within the department.

Excellent problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to identify problems, propose solutions (from a strategic and operational perspective), and manage execution.

High attention to detail/reporting accuracy, while also able to focus on the overall problem/solution

High tolerance for ambiguity, and the demonstrated ability to multitask and manage multiple competing priorities

Demonstrated ability to translates high volumes of data into meaningful information to support key business decisions

Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvement opportunities

Demonstrated ability to complete projects and make decisions with minimal direction and to develop prioritization and completion timeframes for multiple assignments

Self-motivated and demonstrated ability to lead a project from inception to completion

Can effectively articulate and influence a meeting outcome with SPC attendees with some managerial support

Standout colleague, looks for ways to support team members

Ability to effectively represent his/her team in a complex matrix organization with cross-functional groups within SPC and support functions

Strong project management skills and demonstrated ability to lead projects

Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply regulations associated with relevant legal issues

Demonstrated ability to provide analyses and recommendations to support decisions by team management


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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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.