Sr Associate Contracts & Pricing

Planet Pharma Thousand Oaks, CA
Education and ExperienceKey member of the Contracts & Pricing Operations team within Trade Pricing and Contract Management specifically with the Managed Care Rebates team. This position is primarily responsible for ensuring complete and accurate processing of managed care contractual rebates. This position will use data that is obtained from GCPS 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. 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 Managed Care Rebates team, and Contract and Pricing Operations. Interaction and strong communication with segment team members including, pricing, contract operations, contract development, and GCOIS is crucial.

* Bachelors degree highly preferred

* Advanced degree a plus

* 4+ years experience (6 or more a plus) 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

* 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

Type:Temp/ContractLocation:Thousand Oaks, CA