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Senior Manager, Contracts and Pricing Execution

Thousand Oaks, CA
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Aug 1, 2022

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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.

Senior Manager, Contracts and Pricing Execution


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role the Senior Manager, Contracts and Pricing Execution (CPE) is a key member of the Contract Analytics, Pricing and Execution (CAPE) team within US Value and Access. The CAPE team is responsible for the commercial and government pricing and contracting activities for a book of business in excess of $20 billion annually.

The CPE team is responsible for timely and accurate implementation of discounts for contracted customers at Amgen which includes ensuring compliance against applicable Commercial contracts, validating and processing data from multiple sources including third parties, disputing and resolving data discrepancies, calculating contract performance and adhering to Amgens Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) reporting requirements. This position will be responsible for managing a team of analysts dedicated to the Payer space and will guide the team through the evolving landscape to ensuring Amgens success in the Commercial Healthcare Market.

Key responsibilities:

Partner with Market Access, CAPE Contract and Contract Operations leaders, IS Business Analysts, Coverage and Pricing, and others to assess and influence discount design to ensure operational feasibility within Amgen's commercial contract payment systems and determine impact to existing resources or business processes

  • Manage Payer team through current Revenue System upgrade project and ensure Payer business requirements are met through system requirements development and/or effective business processes

  • Work with external vendors to define capabilities required for data collection and integration with Amgen applications

  • Provide innovative and responsive contracting strategies with providers, payers, and a broader, more complex and evolving customer base

  • Document processes to support the maintenance of contracting strategies and provide leadership with impact analysis summarizing resourcing needs and timing of key activities

  • Provide recommendations for application enhancements or the use of other tools to improve processes and support contracting strategies

  • Maintain policies, risks and controls associated with Amgens SOX reporting requirements and other reporting and certification requirements

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with GCPS business users, IS, Coverage and Pricing, Accounting/Finance, Compliance, internal legal counsel, other cross-functional groups, external partners and suppliers to successfully manage team deliverables

  • Document processes to support the maintenance of contracting strategies and provide leadership with impact analysis summarizing resourcing needs and timing of key activities

  • Review and understand current and proposed legislation, rules and releases and the associated impact to the Payer Discounts team

  • Design comprehensive solutions to anticipate and address partner needs based on organizational strategy and vision

  • Drive the development of innovative solutions and processes including the development of new approaches for projects, applications and department service offerings

  • Coach, motivate and provide career and technical advice to direct reports and others in the department


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:

Doctorate and 2 years of Project Management/transaction processing operations/leadership experience


Masters degree and 4 years of Project Management/transaction processing operations/leadership experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of Project Management/transaction processing operations/leadership experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Project Management/transaction processing operations/leadership experience


High School diploma/GED and 12 years of Project Management/transaction processing operations/leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understands subject matter of CPE within the Payer landscape at an experienced level

  • Supervisory/management experience

  • Payer experience or experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment with emphasis in commercial operations

  • Demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility and leadership experience

  • Advanced computer & system operations skills

  • Ability to develop reports and analytical tools to measure performance of commercial contracts

  • Ability to develop and deliver formal presentations to senior leadership, including translating complex data and processes into succinct executive summaries

  • Ability to deliver and communicate effectively in a highly fluid, interactive, matrixed environment

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple simultaneous, complex projects to completion

  • Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity; ability to see the big picture; ability to collect, digest and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses

  • High attention to detail/reporting accuracy, balances strong detail orientation with the ability to conceptualize problems

  • Identifies and implements cross functional process improvement opportunities within and outside the department

  • Problem solving that identifies and develops solutions to complex problems from a strategic and operational perspective that have impact to the business

  • Able to abstract principles from previous experience and apply judgment to drive organizational risk management decisions

  • Ability to manage staff and providing clear and concise expectations, and have open development and feedback discussions

  • Collaborates with others to achieve desired results and applies appropriate level of direction and empowerment

  • Sophisticated meeting management and facilitation skills


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also 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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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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, Puerto Rico and Canada 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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.


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One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States
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