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Amgen Payer Marketing, Senior Manager in Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


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.

Payer Marketing, Senior Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. Our mission in US Value & Access is to secure coverage for our brands and to support patient access. In a dynamic healthcare environment, the Payer Marketing team is ready to meet the evolving needs of our payer customers. This unique position will join a dynamic team focused on strengthening the payer value proposition to better develop and drive messaging during key strategic value discussions with those responsible for the selection of medications for coverage or reimbursement.

The Payer Marketing, Senior Manager will support the development and execution of the value marketing strategy for products within Rare Disease. They will lead the development of tools/resources to communicate the disease burden, clinical efficacy and safety, and healthcare economic messaging to best position Amgen products to key stakeholders within the payer marketplace.. Additionally, they will lead US-RWE workstreams to align with Global, HEOR, CfOR, Medical, and Brand for their specific brands. The objective of these RWE workstreams will be to contribute to study design and objectives to defend payer coverage, improve payer quality of coverage, and support growth of patient identification and treatment (e.g., via consistent with label design of HEOR/CfOR RWE)

  • Develop key value resources that incorporate DSE, clinical, pharmacoeconomic, and real-world evidence for use with payers, including formulary decision makers, to understand the value of covering and utilizing Amgen’s products.

  • Work closely with the HEOR to identify key evidence generation priorities and provide U.S. commercial perspective on design and utilization

  • Develop and implement tools/resources to effectively communicate a product’s value proposition to maintain or improve coverage, support value-based initiatives, and deliver on value marketing strategy

  • Work cross functionally with the Coverage & Pricing (C&P) team, Market Access (MAT), Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR), Center for Observational Research (CfOR), U.S. Medical, Medical Value & Access and brand marketing on data generation and development of the U.S. Value Communication platform.

  • Partner with internal legal, regulatory, and medical to obtain approval of core resources and training via the Materials Approval and Compliance (MAC) process

  • Effectively rollout and train the Market Access team (field account executives) and/or Key Account Managers (KAMs) on programs and resources and provide support to field staff to address questions.

  • Lead regular Value/MV&A/HEOR/HOPE alignment meetings, which include discussion of potential evidence generation needs including RWE and HCEI

  • Lead regular US RWE meetings to develop and evaluate RWE studies that will support US payer objectives (as well as brand goals)

  • Align and/or lead cross-functional workstreams to support business initiatives for payers

  • Support development of value-marketing plans aligned with coverage & pricing and overall brand strategic plans

  • As needed, partner on market research with cross-functional team members to generate payer customer, competitive, and marketplace insights

  • Develop and manage the payer marketing budget for select products


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of payer, market access, or marketing experience


  • Master's degree & 4 years of payer, market access, or marketing experience


  • Bachelor's degree & 6 years of payer, market access, or marketing experience


  • Associate's degree & 10 years of payer, market access, or marketing experience


  • High school diploma / GED & 12 years of payer, market access, or marketing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong discernment, analytical skills, and critical thinking ability

  • Strong problem solving and analytic skills to provide advice in developing and shaping RWE and HCEI analysis

  • Strong marketer to synthesize complicated HCEI analytics and clinical data into a differentiated value story

  • Experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry (market access and/or health economics)

  • Proven understanding of US health care system and key stakeholders (with an interest in formulary decision makers carrying out responsibilities for the selection of medications for coverage or reimbursement)

  • Understanding or familiarity with the US Payers

  • Experience in working with and communicating health care economic information (HCEI) and incorporating RWE within core value resources

  • Demonstrates ability to analyze and respond to existing and future competitive position by considering market and industry trends, existing and potential new competitors, and strengths and weaknesses as compared to competitors

  • Displays strong initiative to be proactive at identifying value opportunities and partnering with cross functional teams to mine data and optimize value messages


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 expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

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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Application deadline

Amgen does not have an application deadline for this position; we will continue accepting applications until we receive a sufficient number or select a candidate for the position.

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 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.