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Amgen Value and Access Insights - Sr Manager in Washington D.C., District Of Columbia

The Value and Access Insights Senior Manager is responsible for analytics relating to managed care/organized customers and help shape payer & IDN strategies for Value & Analytics insights organization for Repatha. Value and Access Insights Senior Manager will be part of a cross functional analytics insights team to provide integrated analyses and insights to Repatha coverage and pricing team. This role is specifically responsible for providing insights impacting payer reimbursement strategies through secondary data analytics and data integration

This position reports to the Executive Director, Value & Access Analytics, and Insights team

Amgen Job Description:

In the face of a US health care system growing more complex day-by-day, we must constantly adapt and evolve our strategies ensure our patients have appropriate access to our medicines. The US Value & Access (V&A) Insights Senior Manager will play a critical role in monitoring, diagnosing, and addressing payer obstacles and challenges. In this role, you will partner with US Payer Marketing teams to build a deep understanding of the US managed markets environment for assigned products. You will provide integrated analysis combining multiple primary and secondary data sources to uncover deep insights that will guide payer, access, and reimbursement strategies.


  • Partner with Payer Marketing and Pricing/Contracting and Brand Marketing teams to build and prioritize analytics and insights plan in support of value and access strategy for Repatha

  • Understand pharmaceutical ecosystem and data sets including medial and pharmacy claims (ex. IQVIA LAAD, Symphony Claims), prescription (ex. IQVIA NPA), outlet (ex. IQVIA DDD)

  • Provide in-depth, expertise-based oversight and delivery of managed markets analysis including product formulary position, utilization management controls, customer segmentation and control/sophistication assessment.

  • Prepare, continuously refine and present periodic reports tracking product and portfolio performance against business objectives.

  • Execute analytics plan to support payer insights from various payer datasets based on detailed understanding of related datasets i.e Patient level claims data; Payer claims data; Formulary coverage; Specialty Pharmacy Data..

  • Constructively challenge teams by providing disconfirming information and encouraging

innovative problem solving

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with cross functional partners; proactively seeks buy-in and provides ongoing support to address business needs

  • Perform advanced analytics including longitudinal patient level analysis, time series modeling, customer segmentation and issue diagnostics in support of business questions

  • Create data analytics models to generate strategic actionable business insights using SQL, R, Python and Microsoft Excel

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD or foreign equivalent degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Engineering (any), Science (any), Statistics or related field


  • Master’s or foreign equivalent degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Engineering (any), Science (any), Statistics or related field plus 2 years of business experience


  • Bachelor’s or foreign equivalent degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Engineering (any), Science (any), Statistics or related field plus 4 years of business experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with new product / indication launch especially in respiratory disease area

  • Working experience on Analytics of products with Medical benefit and Pharmacy benefit usage

  • Prior experience in contracts and pricing, direct payer experience or value marketing and have a good foundational understanding of the US payer environment and a strong foundation in the U.S. healthcare market

  • Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to

vaguely defined problems, pragmatic problem-solving approach, and manage execution

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

  • 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

  • 5+ 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