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Sr Associate Contracts & Pricing

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-116226
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US

The Sr. Associate, US Contract Operations is a key member of US Value and Access (US V&A) specifically within the Managed Care Rebates team. This position is primarily responsible for ensuring complete and accurate processing of payer contractual rebates in the Global Contracts and Pricing System (GCPS) to support the timely calculation, execution, and reporting of contracted discounts extended to customers. This position operates within a fast-paced environment and closely collaborates with several cross-functional groups including IS, Payer Contracting, Coverage and Pricing, Market Access, Government Pricing, Finance and Legal. This position is responsible for ensuring that the discount process, documentation, and execution of contractual managed care rebates are performed in accordance with US Contracts Operation and Government Pricing SOPs, Sarbanes Oxley, and other policy and procedures that impact the Contract Operations area. Additional responsibilities include, developing spreadsheet models for moderately complex financial analyses, delivering formal presentations, leading and participating in special projects, participating in rebate contract development and review, collaborating with IS to assist in system requirements development, and identify/recommend process improvements and lead implementation efforts. This position will also participate in system implementation efforts currently ongoing on a new rebate management system, which includes but not limited to, working with 3rd party vendor in business testing of functional requirements, documentation of formal testing, communicating issues and/or defects, and contributing insights in ongoing project meetings.

Basic Qualifications:

o Master's degree


o Bachelor's degree and 2 years of sales, marketing, finance, contracts and/or project management experience


o Associate's degree and 6 years of sales, marketing, finance, contracts and/or project management experience


o High school diploma / GED and 8 years of sales, marketing, finance, contracts and/or project management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

o Bachelor's degree

o 4+ years of experience in sales & marketing, finance/accounting, contracts or project management

o Experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech environment

o Demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility

o Very strong computer & M/S Office skills
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Communicates effectively within department.

o High attention to detail/reporting accuracy, while also able to focus on the overall problem/solution

o Translates high volumes of data into meaningful information to support key business decisions

o Identifies and implements process improvement opportunities

o Complex problem-solving capability that identifies problems within the department and develops solutions from a strategic and operational perspective

o Completes projects and makes decisions with minimal direction and strong ability to develop prioritization and completion timeframes for multiple assignments

o Self-motivates and owns a project from inception to completion

o Thinks strategically (can see the big picture) while delivering results at the appropriate level of detail

o Tolerance and navigating through ambiguous situations

o Strong presentation skills

o Can effectively articulate and influence a meeting outcome with Coverage & Pricing attendees with some managerial support

o Team player, looks for ways to support team members

o Ability to take the initiative, problem solve, work independently, and exercise appropriate business judgment.

o Strong investigative, and organizational skills to prioritize multiple competing interests.

o Data monitoring, analysis and validation skills

o Effectively represents their team in a complex matrix organization with cross-functional groups

o Ability to Interpret and apply regulations associated with relevant legal issues

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.



Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-05-10

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