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Sr Associate Contracts & Pricing (JP8059)

Thousand Oaks, CA   · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Sr Associate Contracts & Pricing (JP8059)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months with likely extensions
Job posting date:  8 January 2021
Note: Remote until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. M-F core hours
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Sr Associate Contracts & Pricing for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
 
Ideal Candidate.
Someone who can work cross functionally on multiple teams, has great customer service and is responsive. Ability to troubleshoot and research.
 
Job Summary
  • Key member of the Contracts & Pricing Operations team within Strategic Pricing and Contracts specifically with the Membership team.
  • This position is primarily responsible for ensuring complete and accurate resolution of membership related issues that arise from the Membership Inquiry Mailbox.
  • The Senior Associate is primarily responsible for assisting the Membership Analyst in 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 in business administration or equal plus work experience (1+ years)
    or Associate degree and 3+ years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
  • Advanced degree a plus
  • Experience in Sales & Marketing or Finance
  • Demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility
 
Required Competencies and Skills Knowledge
  • Extraordinarily 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 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
  • Membership works with all hospitals and clinics in USA within the correct pricing in the USA. moving from different contract and pricing to receive the right discounts.
 

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Customer Service - people oriented, working with customers, partners, shareholders, solution mindset (1+ years experience)
  • Business Operations (small business/corporate setting) - (1+ years experience)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel/Outlook primary) (1+ years experience)
 
Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring complete and accurate resolution of membership related issues that arise from the Membership Inquiry Mailbox
  • Assisting and Supporting the Membership Analyst in providing timely and accurate operational execution of contract and pricing strategies
  • Customer research and validation including creation of new customer records in customer master system
  • This role will support Membership Analysts with administration tasks and adhoc project
 
Red Flags:
  • Lack of Customer Service experience (not looking for call center candidate)
  • Spelling grammar and punctuation challenged resumes
  • Jumpy job tenure (3-6 months of tenure with on company)
 
Interview Process:
Phone and Video interview because of COVID 19
Start interviewing - ASAP
 
 
 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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