Amplifon USA

Director of Payer Strategy and Contracts

US-MN-Plymouth
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-2589
Category
Contracting

Overview

Amplifon, the world’s largest distributor of hearing aid technology is searching for a Director of Payer Strategy & Contracts to transform our organization’s relationship with third party payers as a trusted global partner.

 

Amplifon Americas’ accelerated growth requires a demand for diverse, authentic, creative, and dynamic talent. If your passion is developing, leading and implementing effective payer contracting strategies that drive business growth, this is the perfect opportunity to amplify your career.

 

In this role, you’ll build strategic, proactive relationships within payer organizations in the US and Canada (to start) and negotiate terms to maximize reimbursement.  You’ll also monitor existing payer contracts to fully understand and ensure compliance with the terms.

Responsibilities

You can read payer contracts in your sleep and understand the terms; effectively communicating the impact for Amplifon to cross-functional teams will be paramount to your success.  

 

Organization and attention to detail are mission critical as you create a matrix for existing contracts to easily see key data for each payer making sure Amplifon is reimbursed properly.  Your ability to balance tactical and strategic skills will ensure your success working through existing and future agreements. 

 

Collaboration should energize you, as you create efficient contract processes with other departments (Patient Financial Services & Sales/Marketing).  High-level strategic leadership skills, not just technical management skills, provide significant advantages as you oversee projects. Lastly, you should relish ambiguity and working through it to define project scope, coordinate teams & timeframes, and implement/monitor action items.

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or related field. An advanced degree (MBA) would make you a VIP candidate
  • 7-10 years of experience negotiating and managing contracts with payers or health care services
  • Health plan, diagnostic solutions provider or related experience creating and implementing effective payer growth strategy

 

Skills & Systems requirements:

  • A self-starter who can work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with all levels of employees and articulate concerns concisely and effectively
  • Strong influencing and partnership skills
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to prioritize several projects at a time. Experience with project management or PMP certification is a plus.

 

While this is a highlight of what you’ll do, what you’ll get is pretty great too: 

  • Competitive compensation & benefits
  • Career path planning & mentorship
  • Award winning work/life balance
  • International business exposure
  • An amazing team of colleagues and leaders

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

Ready to Amplify Your Career? Apply now…

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