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Senior Manager, Contracts and Pricing Execution (US Remote)

Los Angeles, CA
Start date
Sep 23, 2023

Job Details


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 (US Remote)


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role you will be a key member of US Value and Access (US V&A) within the Managed Care Operations (MCO) team.

The MCO 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 several staff dedicated to the payer space and will guide the team through the evolving landscape to ensuring Amgens success in the Commercial Healthcare Market.

  • Manage staff responsible for the design, execution and ongoing maintenance of Amgens 340B operations

  • Work with external vendors to define capabilities required for 340B data collection, processing, reporting and integration with Amgen systems

  • Lead the MCO teams efforts in developing a robust, scalable and efficient Formulary Validation execution process across all applicable payers

  • Manage and evolve the payer consolidated dispute reporting and resolution process

  • Develop spreadsheet models for moderately complex financial analyses, deliver formal presentations, lead special projects, participate in rebate contract development and review

  • Provide innovative and responsive contracting strategies with 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 reporting

  • Develop and maintain controls related to Amgens SOX 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

  • 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

  • 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 detailed oriented professional we seek is a collaborative leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate and 2 years of project management/transaction processing operations and/or leadership experience


Masters degree and 4 years of project management/transaction processing operations and/or leadership experience


Bachelors degree and 6 years of project management/transaction processing operations and/or leadership experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of project management/transaction processing operations and/or leadership experience


High School diploma/GED and 12 years of project management/transaction processing operations and/or leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understands subject matter 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

  • Financial background

  • 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.

The annual base salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $147,030 - $184,593.

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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for a career that defies imagination

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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 cancers, 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.


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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