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Senior Associate, Coverage & Pricing Strategy, Inflammation

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
May 18, 2024

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Marketing, Strategic Marketing
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Job Description

Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Senior Associate, Coverage and Pricing Strategy, Inflammation


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be a key member of the U.S. Value & Access, Coverage and Pricing organization responsible for supporting the development and implementation of a plan of action for pricing, reimbursement, and contracting strategy to improve payer coverage within pricing goals. The Senior Associate (reporting to a Senior Manager) will help develop and implement coverage and pricing strategy, through quantitative and qualitative analysis, across the inflammation portfolio.

In this dynamic environment, this role interacts cross functionally with Market Access, Value Marketing, Patient Access, Ecosystems & Insights, Sales, Brand Marketing, Government Affairs, Trade & Distribution, Business Unit Leadership, Finance, Accounting, and Legal. This role will provide a strong foundation in the U.S. healthcare market and is a good avenue to many future commercial healthcare roles.

  • Support Coverage & Pricing plan of action for inflammation products, including strategy development for internal and external partners
  • Engage with field teams (Sales & Market Access) to receive, prioritize, and handle account inquiries and customer responses
  • Participate in pricing and contracting scenarios, contract decisions, and annual forecasting processes
  • Support the rollout and maintenance of key contracting and pricing software (e.g., Conga and Contracting IQ)
  • Track payer coverage across the Inflammation portfolio and maintain dashboards to ensure clear understanding of the market landscape
  • Develop tools and communications across internal and external partners, including navigating the material approval process
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with cross-functional teams and collaborators by seeking consensus and providing ongoing support to address business needs
  • Routinely interact with senior leadership and other high-level, cross functional committees or teams


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The coverage and pricing professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Masters degree


Bachelors degree and 2 years of in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


Associates degree and 6 years of in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of in either sales, marketing, contracting and/or pricing, finance, accounting, analytics, healthcare, or sales operations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently and achieve results with multiple competing priorities
  • Outstanding written/oral communication skills and executive presence across functions and across different levels of leadership
  • Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills with ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatically scope problem solving approach, and handle execution
  • Experience in understanding modeling, being able to analyze, and draw conclusions from multiple, sophisticated data sources
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical/biotech environment and broader US Healthcare landscape
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytic skills
  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to influence different styles

Adapts in an evolving and fast paced environment


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.

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers competitive and comprehensive Total Rewards Plans that are aligned with local industry standards.

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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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