Amgen Business Analysis & Info Mgr, Payer Insights in Thousand Oaks, California

The Business Analysis & Info Mgr, Payer Insights will have responsibility for analytics relating to managed care/organized customers and help shape payer strategies that support patient access to Repatha for the BCBU (Bone and Cardiovascular Business Unit). This role will report to the Senior Manager (Payer Insights Lead) and will be part of a cross functional analytics insights team to provide integrated analyses and insights help optimize Repatha brand performance. This role is specifically responsible for providing insights impacting payer/reimbursement strategies through primary market research, secondary data analytics and data integration. In this role the candidate will collaborate with the Payer Insight Lead to present the insights from primary market research and secondary sources to various internal stakeholders including Brand Marketing, Access, Payer Marketing and Pricing/Contracting teams. Beyond traditional managed care organizations, integrated delivery networks and hospital formulary decision-makers may also be a focus, as would be incorporating a broad understanding of access and reimbursement implications of public CMS policies on the brands where this is a focus.

Specific Responsibilities:

Execute analytics plan to support payer insights from various payer datasets based on related datasets i.e patient level claims data; payer claims data; formulary coverage; specialty pharmacy data

Provides regular reports linked to key business indicators to inform forecast assumptions and other performance expectations

Provides appropriate data caveats and business rules

Work with data management team to ensure to enable and maintain data integration to facilitate specific analytic needs; Use relevant tools to generate analytic datasets i.e. using SAS/SQL/Spotfire/tableau to create analytical datasets

Build excel/tableau based tools to visualize data and drive insights-driven decision-making

Support business reviews with analytics

Provide ad hoc analysis in response to business questions

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree


  • Master's degree and 2 years of analytics experience


  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of analytics experience


  • Associate's degree and 10 years of analytics experience


  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of analytics experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years of analytics/or finance experience

  • Master's degree and 3 or more years of analytics/or finance experience

  • 3+ years of healthcare experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, health care, and/or strategy consulting with specific experience and expertise in coverage, access and reimbursement drivers impacting the biopharmaceutical industry

  • High degree of analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Exhibits strong understanding of business strategies

  • Expertise in SAS/SQL/Spotfire/Tableau to conduct analytics

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.