Pfizer Contract Manager in New York City, New York
As a Contract Manager you will be accountable for having a general working knowledge of the pharmaceutical and managed care industries. You will be responsible for preparing contract offers based on complex data analysis, identifying risks, and developing strategic recommendations for presentation and approval to upper management. You will be responsible for your specific assigned accounts, the analytics and contract lifecycle management. This role is project management oriented in that you will work with a large cross-functional team. You will work within the laws and regulations of the pharmaceutical industry and Pfizer Policies.
You will be expected to have the ability to learn or have a general working knowledge ofManaged Care (Commercial, Part D, Medicare, Medicaid, Healthcare Insurance Exchanges) Specialty Contracting channels (Specialty Pharmacy, Hemophilia Treatment Ctrs, Specialty Distributors), Institutional systems (GPO, LTC, hospital), general concepts of healthcare law and regulations, and how Government Pricing may be impacted by Commercial contracting, in order to develop contract proposals and agreementsthat maximize product utilization and profitability while ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations, pricing guidelines, portfolio management, and brand strategy.
You will develop contract proposals and agreements based on your analysis of profit/loss, ROI, product and market trending analysis, using Pfizer modeling systems, as well as Microsoft Office, Business Objects (BO), FLEX, and SAP, and present recommendations to upper management for approval; assistance and support from Sr. Contract Manager, Director/Team Leader, and Strategy Leads may be necessary.You may be involved in, in collaboration with additional Pfizer personnel, direct negotiations with Pfizer customers.You may need to provide additional analysis and documents based on said negotiations.You will administer the executed agreement and manage contracts during their term, develop any amendments or communications to the customer that may be necessary, track contract lifecycle and product offers, analyze contract performance and report the results to Management.You will assist, in collaborate with internal stakeholders, the development of the annual operating budget and quarterly accrual/formulary tracking updates.
You will build and foster relationships with many cross-functional teams such as Contract Strategy, Legal, Trade, Sales, Account Management, Product Brand Teams, Compliance, Contract Operations, Business Technology, Government Pricing, Customer Service, Global Financial Services, Corporate Finance, Customer Analytics, and the Pfizer Business Units, in order to successfully manage the contract development lifecycle.
You may be tasked with any of a number of special projects that may be collaborative or single contributor in scope.These special projects may be assigned or individually developed out of the need for process improvement, increased operational efficiency, or training needs as they may arise.
Preferred education but not required: MS, MBA
Relevant work experience in the pharmaceutical industry, managed care, or contracting:6 - 9 yrs if BA, 4 - 7 yrs if MS, MBA
Comfortable working under constant deadlines, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Comfort with ambiguity; ability to act without having the total picture
Demonstrated effective collaboration with teams across an organization to drive processes and operations
Demonstrated proficiency in Excel 2007 including proficiency with pivot tables, charts, and formulas, and proficient working with large data files
Demonstrated skills in analytical modeling
Demonstrated proficiency in with MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook
Ability to learn Pfizer contracting -related systems such as FLEX, Business Objects (BO), and SAP
Last Date to Apply for Job: May 24th, 2020
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