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Associate, Contracts and Payments

Tampa, FL
Start date
Aug 16, 2022
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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.



What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. Amgen is hiring for an Associate role in the US region to be a vital part of the creation of a U.S Center of Excellence (COE) designed to support contracting and payments between Amgen and members of the U.S. Healthcare Community and will be established in the Research & Development (R&D) Business Operations team within R&D Strategy and Operations. The team will support multiple functional areas, including Research and Development, US Global Affairs, US Sales and Marketing, Congresses & Interactions and Compliance. The individual will participate in team meetings, administrative support, facilitation of agreements, and database support. The associate will be required to engage with cross-functional partners in Amgen, such as Law and Compliance. This role will report into Manager, US Contracts and Payments.

  • Manage payment inquiries that are received via the HCC Payments Requests mailbox from Amgen employees, Service Providers etc.

  • Review proposed arrangements via Amgens healthcare compliance operations system of record (C3).

  • Support Amgen staff members with any related questions and/or concerns such as C3 system support,

  • Review legal documents and facilitate legal review, interpret financial reports and technical documents.

  • Process simple transactions from end to end, engaging business partners where appropriate.

  • Identify business needs and proposing potential analytical approaches for solutions

  • Review and approve payments or triage errors to the appropriate Amgen staff member.

  • Review invoice/expenses related to Fee for Service and Advisory Board Arrangements (i.e. CARFs) and triage any issues.

  • Escalate issues, recommendations, and/or unresolved decisions in a professional and timely manner to the appropriate governance.

  • Interact with business partners to ensure compliance processes and standards are understood and followed.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree OR
  • Associates degree and 4 years of [experience in pharmaceutical/biotech or healthcare OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 6 years of experience in pharmaceutical/biotech or healthcare

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required

  • 1 year of experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech or healthcare environment preferred

  • Good computer and M/S Office skills

  • Good writing skills; detail-oriented

  • Communicates effectively within and outside department

  • Familiarity with SAP

  • Basic understanding of standard operating procedures (SOPs), healthcare regulations, and contract legal principles.


Some of the vast rewards of working here

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.

  • 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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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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Thousand Oaks
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