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Contract Development Manager

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Jun 12, 2024

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Administration, Finance, Sales & Service
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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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.

Contract Development Manager


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. The Contract Development team, a part of USV&A, supports Amgen by drafting and processing customer contracts in order to assist Amgen in its mission to serve patients by enabling access to Amgen products. We are looking for a business professional who is an expert in translating sophisticated discount strategies and structures, and details from language in legal documents.

The manager position operates within a dynamic, business critical, environment and is primarily responsible for document creation and contract management of key specialty pharmacy customer contracts from request to completion, handling contract data for owned accounts in our contract lifecycle management (CLM) database, data entry accuracy and ensuring the system reflects key terms in the completed final contract, and collaborating with cross-functional team members to ensure key controls in the contracting process are met.

  • Drafting and editing agreements, amendments, notice letters and other contract documents
  • Crafting document language that accurately describes new programs, rebates, and discount structures in the completed contract document
  • Collaborate with other functional team members of the department on the operation and implementation of business unit strategies and participating in and supporting meetings to plan, provide insight and anticipate the needs of the business unit
  • Participation in the document management process, ongoing interaction with several cross-functional groups, including Trade Development, Legal, Government Programs, Coverage & Pricing and Contract & Pricing Execution
  • Project managing planned and ad-hoc special projects within Contract Development and U.S. Value & Access
  • Researching and producing contract documents in support of internal and external audits and litigation
  • Position also involves handling contract data in our CLM system, reporting activities and metrics to leadership, handling customer document files, folders and templates, conducting document review meetings, communicating customer and contract document status and history to partners and certifying that key process controls have been met.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The contract development professional we seek is a collaborator with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Masters degree and 2 years of commercial contracting, sales operations, finance and/or analytics experience


Bachelors degree and 4 years of commercial contracting, sales operations, finance and/or analytics experience


Associates degree and 8 years of commercial contracting, sales operations, finance and/or analytics experience


High school diploma / GED and 10 years of commercial contracting, sales operations, finance and/or analytics experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Legal document drafting experience in a dynamic environment, e.g., consulting firms, biotech, tech companies, etc.
  • Very strong computer & M/S Office skills; outstanding Word skills; strong administrative skills
  • Completes projects and makes decisions with minimal direction and strong ability to develop prioritization and completion timeframes for multiple assignments
  • High attention to detail/reporting accuracy
  • Project a positive, can do demeanor and eagerly contribute to all initiatives as needed and requested
  • Ability to prioritize opposing interests and projects and handle a high volume of contract document requests
  • Great teammate, looks for ways to support team members
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Ability to be forward-thinking, take initiative, problem-solve, work independently and exercise appropriate business judgment
  • Interaction and strong interpersonal skills with cross-functional teams is essential

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.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

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

Amgen does not have an application deadline for this position; we will continue accepting applications until we receive a sufficient number or select a candidate for the position.

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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