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Coverage & Pricing Strategy Senior Manager, Nephrology Lead (US Remote)

Los Angeles, CA
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Sep 25, 2023

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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.

Coverage & Pricing Strategy Senior Manager, Nephrology Lead (US Remote)


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role the Senior Manager, Coverage & Pricing is a key member of the U.S. Value & Access organization responsible for developing and executing the pricing and contracting strategies to achieve and maintain provider and payer coverage goals. This individual will engage with subject matter experts and business unit leadership while leading quantitative and qualitative pricing/contracting analyses to support the cross-segment provider and payor coverage strategy across Amgens ESA and calcimimetic portfolios. In this role, the Senior Manager will also be responsible for working with policy, government pricing, and finance teams to lead the latest estimated discount rate (LEDR) process and long-range scenarios planning as well as ad hoc modeling of policy, reimbursement and contracting scenario impact on provider dynamics and sales volume goals.

The Senior Manager will gather analyze and synthesize cross-functional information across a variety of sources and cross-functional partners to support scenario-planning and customer insight and C&P resource development. In this dynamic and fast-paced environment, the candidate will support for our Nephrology and Oncology Key Accounts sales teams with reimbursement, cost, and policy related resources and messaging that they can use with their prioritized providers and HCPs. This role interacts cross functionally with Value and Access Insights, Value Marketing, Patient Access, Brand Marketing, Nephrology Sales, Oncology Sales, Government Affairs, Trade & Distribution, Business Unit Leadership, Finance, Accounting, Legal and Regulatory. The Senior Manager will also work with our field-based team to engage key dialysis provider stakeholders and Nephrology organizations and societies in order to address policy and reimbursement dynamics in order to gain and retain access that aligns with each brands goals.

This role develops understanding of complex pricing and reimbursement dynamics in the US market to set up for future commercial leadership opportunities. Amgen has strong training, education, and mentoring programs to ensure staff are successful.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operation


Masters degree and 4 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


Bachelors degree and 6 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


Associates degree and 10 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong eye for business, analytical skills, and critical thinking ability

  • Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatically scope problem solving approach, and manage execution.

  • Experience navigating the evolving U.S. healthcare system with specific interest on the interactions between Government and Healthcare.

  • Solid understanding of US health care system and key partners (with an interest in formulary decision makers within the dialysis, oncology, hospital, or medical benefit space)

  • Marketing or sales experience, specifically in Nephrology, Oncology or other medical benefit

  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to influence a variety of cross-functional members and styles

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

  • Previous experience or skill sets in building financial models and/or working with/analyzing data from different sources

  • Nephrology, hospital, or buy-in-bill account management or sales experience

  • MBA or other masters degree

  • Exceptional written/oral communication skills and executive presence across functions and across different levels of leadership

  • Project management and vendor/agency management skills

  • Ability to work through others and manage in a matrix environment

  • Prior experience in contracts and pricing, direct payor experience or value marketing and have a good foundational understanding of the US payor environment.


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 $140,029 - $175,803.

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

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. 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 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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