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Sr Manager, Contracts and Pricing Strategy - Oncology Biosimilars (Remote)

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Nov 15, 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.

Contracts and Pricing Senior Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world! In this vital role you will report to the Executive Director, Contracts and Pricing and be part of the Value, Contracts & Pricing Strategy Oncology team.

The Senior Manager will be responsible for developing and executing the payer coverage and pricing contracting strategies to achieve brand objectives, maintain payer coverage goals, and ensure patient access to the Neulasta, Neupogen, and the oncology biosimilars portfolio of products. This role interacts daily with our field-based account management teams. This individual will engage with subject matter experts and business unit leadership while leading qualitative and quantitative pricing/contracting analyses to support the payor contacting strategy across Amgens Oncology portfolio, focusing on Neulasta and/or oncology biosimilars. In this role, the Senior Manager will also contribute to product forecasting, Latest Estimated Discount Rates, and long-term planning processes.

The Senior Manager will execute the Oncology Coverage & Pricing strategy, developed with the Coverage & Pricing Director and various Oncology brand teams. This individual will lead planning and logistics for Coverage & Pricing-sponsored workshops and training sessions. They will contribute to coverage tracking and support leadership reporting activities.

This role will require a strong foundation in the U.S. healthcare market and is a good avenue to many future commercial healthcare roles. Amgen has strong training, education, and mentoring programs to ensure staff are successful.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead analysis to inform pricing and coverage decisions and negotiation strategy for customer engagements in collaboration with coverage and pricing director, Account Management Team (AMT), and Market Access Team (MAT)
  • Support development of Brand Strategy and Contracting Strategy and ensure coverage and pricing proposals are aligned with these strategies
  • Ensure alignment in strategy and execution of the plan with cross-functional teams including Brand, Medical, Patient Access, Value Marketing, Global Health Economics, Trade, and Policy
  • For account teams and Market Access Team, triage Coverage & Pricing related questions and issues and ensures that items are addressed including training where needed
  • Collaborate with Value Marketing team to create value marketing strategy, messaging, tools for field teams and data generation plan in alignment with brand strategy
  • Collaborates with brand and other cross functional team to develop Market Access Team semester plan of action, semester meeting content/training and reimbursement goals
  • Assist with strategic planning and quarterly business reviews
  • Triage Coverage & Pricing related questions and issues from the field and ensures that items are addressed
  • Constructively challenge teams by providing disconfirming information and encouraging innovative problem solving
  • Routinely interact with senior leadership and other high-level, cross functional committees or teams

What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications

  • Masters degree and 2 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


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


  • Associates degree and 7 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


  • High school diploma / GED and 10 years of experience in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior experience in contracts and pricing, direct payor engagement experience, value marketing, and a good foundational understanding of the US payor environment.
  • Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatically scope problem solving approach, and manage execution.
  • Authoritative command of complexity and ambiguity; ability to see the big picture; ability to collect, digest and assemble information to enable relevant business analyses
  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to influence different styles
  • Previous experience building financial models and/or working with large amounts of data
  • Experience navigating the evolving U.S. healthcare system with specific interest on the interactions between Government and Healthcare.
  • Exceptional written/oral communication skills and executive presence across functions and across different levels of leadership


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

Apply nowfor a career that defies imagination.

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your 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 a 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 an 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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