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Amgen Contracts and Pricing Operations Senior Manager in Thousand Oaks, California

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Live

What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world! As a member of the US Value & Access team, the Senior Manager, Contracts and Pricing Operations will report to the Executive Director, Contract and Pricing Operations and be part of the Value, Coverage & Pricing Strategy & Operations (VCPO) team. The C&P Operations team is responsible for providing accurate and timely execution of Commercial Discounts and Government Reporting. The Senior Manager, C&P Operations will serve as Provider Contract Strategy Implementation lead for the Contracts and Pricing Operations team. This person will serve as primary liaison with internal upstream teams to manage the influx of contracting activity impacting the Provider Operations space, including tracking of contract inventory, contract amendment changes, GPO membership alignment requirements, and serve as direct line of communication and coordination with upstream internal teams to ensure timely implementation and execution of contract discount strategies in C&P Ops Revenue Management system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary liaison between Coverage and Pricing, Contract Writing and other upstream teams to ensure ongoing contract activities impacting Provider Operations teams is planned and managed appropriately to ensure timely execution.

  • Develop meeting cadence between Coverage and Pricing to understand upcoming strategies and potential contract structures.

  • Track contracts in various stages of contract strategy roll-out (contract development, documents issued, red-lining, pending signature, received) and ensure Ops team is aware and prepared for immediate actions upon receipt (Contract set-up, Invoice discounts, Changes to existing structures, etc.)

  • Establish mechanism for the operations team and leadership team to check status of items real-time.

  • Lead regular meetings to provide C&P Ops leadership team with overview of activities, discuss items requiring escalations, highlight any issues and address any resource concerns and ensure cross-functional alignment.

  • Design holistic solutions to anticipate and address internal and partner needs based on current organizational team structures.

  • Drive the development of innovative solutions and processes including the development of new approaches for tracking contract inventory, collaborating with upstream partners and implementing service level agreements to optimize current processes.

  • Identify and develop business solutions in order to streamline the contract implementation communication processes focusing on the contract lifecycle and impacts to operations and upstream partners.

  • Document end-to-end contract lifecycle process and establish and communicate SLAs to ensure effective processes across all teams are met.

Win

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek will have the following qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of contracts and pricing operations, coverage and pricing, or project management experience

OR

Master's degree and 4years of contracts and pricing operations, coverage and pricing or project management experience

OR

Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of contracts and pricing operations, coverage and pricing or project management experience

OR

Associate’s degree and 10 years of contracts and pricing operations, coverage and pricing or project management experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of contracts and pricing operations, coverage and pricing or project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Provider Contract Operations with an emphasis in pharmaceutical contract operations lifecycle activities

  • Experience in collaborating with Coverage and Pricing, Contract Writing, Market Access and in-depth understanding of upstream contracting processes and impact to operations.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all internal and external partners.

  • Ability to develop reports and analytical tools to measure performance of commercial contracts. Experience using Tableau for analytics and reporting.

Thrive

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

  • Ability to develop and deliver formal presentations to senior leadership, including translating complex data and processes into succinct executive summaries.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute and communicate in a highly fluid, interactive, matrixed environment.

  • Ability to run multiple simultaneous, complex contract activities 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.

  • Identify and implement cross functional process improvement opportunities within and outside the department related to contract operations processes.

  • Problem solving that identifies and develops solutions to complex problems from a strategic and operational perspective that have a meaningful impact to the business.

  • Advanced meeting management and facilitation skills

  • Managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, or projects.

  • Advanced meeting management and facilitation skills

  • Managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams,orprojects.

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

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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.

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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.​

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