Posted to MedZilla on 8/22/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-PA, Senior Analyst - Contracting SR0036869-MZ



  • Provide a high level of contracting support including drafting and editing contract documents, executing contract documents, managing deadlines relative to contract expirations and post contract evaluation for commercial payor, Medicare Part D and/or trade accounts to achieve favorable economic and/or strategic terms
  • Independently interact with Legal, Managed Markets and external customers to discuss business issues to ensure that business deals meet or exceed the requirements of the corporation and the department
  • Interprets and translates business case requirements into contract language, predicts potential customer concerns, negotiates contract language with external customers and translates such information to ensure accurate contract and pricing establishment and rebate calculations
  • Ensures that business cases, contract documents and business exceptions are properly catalogued and stored to ensure secure archiving and seamless support in preparation of audits
  • Supports internal/external audits by preparing and providing the necessary documentation
  • Assists with the contract implementation of modified strategies, new product launch activities and special projects
  • Identifies, recommends and implements opportunities for process efficiencies including collaboration with Rebate, Chargeback and Pricing Analysts to drive increased efficiencies

Education and Requirements

  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent work experience required, Masters degree preferred.
  • 5 years of business experience
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in one or more of the following areas: Marketing, Pricing, Contracts, Sales, or Finance in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • Experience in drafting large volume and high dollar value agreements preferred;
  • Strong communication, analytical, teamwork and time management skills

Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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