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Contracts and Pricing - Associate

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-112023
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US

Job Summary

As a key member of the Contract and Pricing Operations team within Strategic Pricing Contracting (SPC), the associate is primarily responsible for supporting the membership analyst in providing timely and accurate operational execution and implementation of Amgen's contract and pricing strategies.

The successful candidate will possess excellent problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to identify problems, propose solutions and manage execution. You will engage with key trading partners tobuild an effective and collaborative working relationship and provide timely support and resolution to ensure accuracy of customer pricing. Cross functional internal and external collaboration, effective communication, high tolerance for ambiguity and the ability to multitask and manage multiple competing priorities appropriately are critical to success in this role.

Job Description

This position is primarily responsible for ensuring complete and accurate resolution of membership related issues that arise from the Membership Inquiry Mailbox. The Associate Membership Analyst is primarily responsible for providing timely and accurate operational execution of contract and pricing strategies, implementation of blanket discount programs, and for conducting appropriate analyses and accurately resolving discrepancies in the customer or chargeback data. This position also requires a strong investigate skills and organization to prioritize multi competing interests. Data collected requires monitoring, validation and loading into relevant systems. Customer data can be obtained from outside parties such as wholesalers, GPO's, customers, and third-party data vendors. Interaction with these outside parties and various internal departments is required. Position operates within a fast-paced environment, and the ideal candidate will possess the ability to take initiative, problem solve, work independently. Additional Interaction and strong communication with internal and external customers.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree highly preferred
  • Advanced degree a plus
  • 4+ years' experience (6 or more a plus) in Operations or Finance
  • Demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility

Required Competencies and Skills Knowledge:
  • Very strong computer & M/S Office skills.
  • Develops spreadsheets models for moderately complex financial analyses.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Delivers formal presentations.
  • Communicates effectively within department.
  • Problem Solving
  • High attention to detail/reporting accuracy, while also able to focus on the overall problem/solution
  • Translates high volumes of data into meaningful information to support key business decisions Identifies and implements process improvement opportunities
  • Complex problem-solving capability that identifies problems within the department and develops solutions from a strategic and operational perspective Autonomy
  • Completes projects and makes decisions with minimal direction and strong ability to develop prioritization and completion timeframes for multiple assignments
  • Self-motivates and owns a project from inception to completion
  • Thinks strategically (can see the big picture) while delivering results at the appropriate level of detail
  • Tolerance of ambiguous situations
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Can effectively articulate and influence a meeting outcome with SPC attendees with some managerial support
  • Team player, looks for ways to support team members
  • Effectively represents their team in a complex matrix organization with cross-functional groups within SPC and support functions
  • Strong project management skills and leads projects as required
  • Interprets and applies regulations associated with relevant legal issues

Provides analyses and recommendations to support decisions by team management

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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: 2021-02-10 Expires: 2021-03-14

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