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Coverage & Pricing Senior Manager, Omecamtiv Mecarbil

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-98769
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen is a values-based organization with a powerful sense of shared purpose toward our mission: to serve patients. Within Global Commercial Operations, we provide the capabilities, resources, and rewards of a global enterprise, while maintaining the entrepreneurialism and verve that marked our early days as a biotechnology pioneer. We encourage our team members to have fulfilling and meaningful careers through challenging assignments, career development, and valuable opportunities.

As a member of the Coverage & Pricing team, the Coverage and Pricing Senior Manager, omecamtiv mecarbil (OM) Launch, reports to the Director of Retail Coverage & Pricing with a dotted line to the Director, OM Launch. In collaboration with the OM brand team, this role supports development of and executes payer strategy for the Market Access and sales teams to ensure efficient launch payer coverage and patient access to OM.

This role will utilize a strong foundation in the U.S. healthcare market and is a good avenue to many future commercial healthcare roles! Amgen has strong training, education, and mentoring programs to ensure staff are successful.

Job Duties:
  • Support development and delivery of OM launch payer and contracting strategy (strategy developed with launch Director and brand team)
  • Support creation of the latest estimate discount rate model and process for OM
  • Creation and implementation of value-based contracts; will collaborate with Global Health Economics, Legal, and Strategic Pricing & Contracting teams
  • Lead planning and logistics for launch lead-sponsored workshops (e.g., value-based initiatives ideation, payer strategic plan)
  • Monitor Market Access launch coverage/POA goals and support dashboard activities
  • Point of contact for Market Access team and OM sales force, including communication of payer coverage to the sales force and "pull-through" implementation at launch
  • Collaborate with Patient Access team, Launch Lead and brand team to develop/launch patient support programs and manage adjustments in real-time as the payer environment evolves
  • Collaborate with value marketing function to build value strategy, messaging, tools for Market Access and data generation plan in alignment with brand strategy
  • Conduct periodic OM (V&A) launch team meetings (usually monthly) to communicate strategy and to drive alignment and implementation
  • Collaborate with Value Marketing to develop payer clinical messaging, pharmacoeconomic messaging and population health and employer-specific tools for Market Access, as appropriate
  • Collaborate with Value Marketing and training to develop Market Access semester plan of action, semester meeting content/training and reimbursement goals
  • Collaborate with OM brand and sales teams to develop semester meeting content related to payer strategy and environment
  • Assist with planning and quarterly business reviews and long-range scenario planning
  • For sales teams and Market Access team, triage payer-related questions and issues and ensure that items are quickly addressed
  • For Market Access new hires, provides OM-related training as appropriate
  • Lead OM payer-related budget management
  • 5-10% travel may be required

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree & 2 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience


Master's degree & 4 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience


Bachelor's degree & 6 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience


Associate's degree &10 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience


High school diploma/GED & 12 years of Sales or Marketing Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong eye for business, analytical skills, and critical thinking ability
  • Solid understanding of US health care system and key partners (with an interest in formulary decision makers carrying out responsibilities for the selection of medications for coverage or reimbursement)
  • Marketing or sales experience, specifically in immunology (asthma focus a plus)
  • Payer or value marketing experience, especially in highly competitive market environments
  • Payer account management experience
  • Access marketing experience
  • MBA or other master's degree
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • Project management skills; handle and achieve results with multiple competing priorities
  • Cross-functional leadership skills; can work through others and manage in a matrix environment
  • Vendor/agency management skills

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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: 2020-05-01 Expires: 2020-06-01

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