Senior Pricing Analyst – Provider Contracting

Lake County, Illinois
Jun 30, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Primary Job Function:

The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the objectives of the Purchase Based Contracting (PBC) organization by facilitating the creation, maintenance, and management of provider contracts.  The individual will play a key role in developing and executing on approved contracting strategies, in conjunction with, the Brand, Market Access, Legal, OEC, and other Pricing and Finance Teams.  The incumbent is expected to build strong business relationships while serving as a contracts and pricing subject matter expert/liaison for all internal and external stakeholders.  This includes helping to identify, establish, develop, and implement appropriate processes to maintain compliance for AbbVie US with all state and federal government laws and regulations. The individual will be expected to work independently with minimal supervision. Adherence to OEC policies and procedures, including periodic training modules and certifications, will be required. 

Core Job Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  1. Supporting contracting requests, including the maintenance of term extensions and amendments.
  2. Developing and negotiating contract language, in accordance with AbbVie’s policies and procedures, which will enable AbbVie to secure long term agreements with external customers.
  3. Ensuring that contract terms are consistent with established pricing guidelines, procedures, and strategies.
  4. Participating in designing contract strategies with the Brand, Sales, and Legal teams.
  5. Researching issues, addressing inquiries, and providing necessary support resulting from contract operations.  Following any requests made through to conclusion and communicating results accordingly.
  6. Analyze and validate all aspects of discount pricing, rebates and/or administrative fees for contracts to insure profitability.
  7. Documenting and reviewing key processes with an eye towards improvement.
  8. Interacting continuously with the Brand, Marketing and Sales Management, Account Executives, Government Pricing team members, Legal, as well as external customers as needed.

Position Accountability/Scope:

The incumbent is responsible for supporting the PBC organization with contracting efforts, ensuring timely and accurate contract implementation.  The incumbent is an experienced individual contributor and is expected to assume full accountability for areas of responsibility with only minimal supervision and technical guidance.  The incumbent must be able to act independently and demonstrate sound business judgment within the scope of defined guidelines.  This position will report to the Manager, Commercial Provider Contracting.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

Basic Qualifications: 3+ Years of progressive Contracting/Finance/Accounting or related business experience.   

The candidate must also possess the following skill sets:

  1. Strong organizational, analytical, problem solving, and planning skills.
  2. Robust attention to detail in the creation of documentation.
  3. Ability to review and identify data and document discrepancies.
  4. Extensive interpersonal skills to include excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Strong personal computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products as well as Adobe.
  6. The ability to manage and coordinate multiple activities and due dates, often with shifting priorities, under tight timeframes.
  7. Highly motivated self-starter, who can translate broad directions into high quality analytical output.
  8. Ability to gather data from a variety of sources to use in document and report preparation.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree is required; BA/BS in Finance/Accounting or similar Business discipline is preferred.