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Kaiser Permanente Manager - National Pharmacy Contracting Performance in Livermore, California

Under the direction of the National Pharmaceutical Contracting Director, provides analytics and modeling to support the contracting department. Generates market analysis & opportunity benchmarking for medications. This includes medications that are on and off contract with the intent of directing the efforts of Pharmaceutical Contract towards greater opportunity in the form of drug cost savings. Lead creation of analytical tools for use across the Contracting department. Generates reporting on team results for executive leadership. Monitors potential new generic launches. Leads team members in the invoicing and documentation of the collection of rebates due the Program on a quarterly basis, in both Medicare Part D and commercial contracts.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leads and manages designated Pharmaceutical Contracting staff (both union and non-Union exempt) to:

  • Analyzes and reports on data to define opportunities going forward for Pharmaceutical Contracting.

  • Generates market analysis & opportunity benchmarking.

  • Lead creation of analytical tools for use across Contracting department. Other duties necessary to support the goals of the department of Pharmaceutical Contracting.

  • Generates reporting on team results for executive leadership.

  • Monitors potential new generic launches.

  • Manages the invoicing and tracking of rebate payments due to the Program.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

    Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum five (5) years of professional experience performing data analytics that influence business decision making.

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in influencing multi-disciplinary groups to achieve a common goal.


  • Bachelors degree in business administration, data analytics, or related field.

    License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:

  • Advanced level of knowledge with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.

  • Basic understanding of Advanced Modeling tools and techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use communication, analytic, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to innovate, navigate, and execute in an ambiguous, highly dynamic, and highly demanding environment with agility and integrity.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience understanding of contracting and purchasing strategies preferred.

  • Minimum two (2) years of consulting experience preferred.

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a healthcare or related industry preferred.

  • Pharmacy experience in an administrative/support role strongly preferred.

  • Masters degree in business administration, data analytics, or other advanced degree in a related field preferred.


TITLE: Manager - National Pharmacy Contracting Performance

LOCATION: Livermore, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.