Sr Associate Contracts & Pricing – Bio-Pharma (JP4807)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-06-2018
Job Title: Sr Associate Contracts & Pricing – Bio-Pharma (JP4807)
Job Site: Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months with likely extension
Business Unit: USV&A TPCM Contracts & Pricing Operations
Rate: $22-26/Hr.
3Key Consulting Inc. is looking for role for Sr Associate Contracts & Pricing with strong experience in Excel Analysis of large data sets,  strong communication and organizational skills, for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company
Key member of the Contracts & Pricing Operations team within Trade Pricing and Contract Management specifically with the Commercial Rebates team. This position is primarily responsible for ensuring complete and accurate resolution of rebate related issues that arise from the Rebate Inquiry Mailbox. This position will use data that is obtained from CCS and other sources to analyze requested information to support calculating and reporting accurate and timely contracted rebate payments to customers. This position also requires a strong investigate skill and organization to prioritize multi competing interests. Data collected requires monitoring, analysis, validation and loading into relevant systems. Sales 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 and exercise appropriate business judgment. Additional responsibilities include participation and perhaps leadership of planned and ad-hoc special projects within the Commercial Rebates team, and Contract and Pricing Operations. Interaction and strong communication with segment team members including, pricing, wholesaler operations, contract operations, contract development, rebate mailbox and GCOIS is crucial.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelors degree highly preferred
  • Experience in Sales & Marketing 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
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • 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 Contribution
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Can effectively articulate and influence a meeting outcome with TPCM 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 TPCM 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
  • Support the Medicare/Medicaid Pricing and VA/State Reporting teams within Government Programs.
  •  Execute monthly and quarterly government pricing calculations in the Amgen’s Contracts and Pricing System in accordance with documented policies and procedures.
  • Perform analysis of government pricing calculation results to validate and explain variances over prior periods.
  •  Execute internal control processes designed to analyze and validate data utilized with a focus on identifying outliers.
  • Assist with setup and validation of bundles within Amgen’s Contracts and Pricing System.
  •  Ensure system and process controls are performed and properly documented.
  • Submit pricing calculations to government agencies in compliance with regulations.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to streamline processes and enhance the quality of the analytics performed by the team.
  • Routinely interact with cross functional peers, committees, and teams.
  • Champion and influence organizational change and education through daily behavior.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience modeling, analyzing, and validating large quantities of data transactions and drawing conclusions from that analysis.
  • Extensive experience with Excel and other analytical toolsets.
  •  Experience working with SOX controls or other compliance protocols.
  •  Demonstrated experience solving analytical and complex business problems.
  • Comfort in dealing with ambiguity in determining an appropriate path forward.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ideal Candidate - Need someone with Excel expert. Comfortable with large volume of data. Analytics and self-motivated. Handles repetitive work.
Top Must Have Skill Sets:
Excel Analysis of large data sets Strong communication skills
Employee Value Proposition:
Exposure to Amgen contracting and pricing organization.
Red Flags:  
limited excel experience
Interview Process:  
Preliminary phone interview followed-up by in person interview. Available to start interviewing immediately
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3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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