Pricing Program Manager (860-679)

Rockville, Maryland, United States
Mar 20, 2017
Jun 27, 2017
Full Time

The Pricing Program Manager is a non-supervisory position with the Market Intelligence and Analysis (MIA) department. The MIA department performs a centralized strategic analytics, research, and pricing function for USP – supporting all levels of the organization including the Executive Team. The Pricing Program Manager develops, manages, and monitors the performance of pricing programs designed to provide USP products and services to market segments with the unique needs or as part of a focused effort to address global public health priorities. Examples include programs to provide free or reduced Reference Standards to regulators in developing countries or targeted pricing programs to support the fight against antibiotic resistance bacteria.   

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Aligns special pricing and market acceptance programs with USP’s corporate strategy including public health impact goals
  • Manages the planning, execution, monitoring, tracking, and reporting of the Complementary Standards Program (CSP) in partnership with the Global Public Health division
  • Creates pricing and market acceptance programs in partnership with Global External Affairs, Strategic Customer Development, and other departments
  • Develops program plans that include criteria, internal vetting processes, prioritization, budgets, and tracking metrics
  • Identifies public health needs and aligns programs to those needs
  • In collaboration with Customer Service, Finance, and other operational departments, ensures special program prices are reflected in orders efficiently and effectively
  • Oversees monitoring and evaluation of special pricing programs on public health impact. Prepares and disseminates program impact reports to USP Executive Team
  • Define and improve the processes of special pricing and market acceptance programs
  • Develops and tracks annual budget for CSP and other pricing and market acceptance programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing special price programs. Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience focused on developing and/or emerging markets.

 Or a combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • MBA or Master’s Degree in Public Health.
  • Two (2) years of work experience in the public health, healthcare, or related sectors.
  • Prior experience in a science-based industry.
  • The ability to influence without direct authority.
  • Ability to plan strategically and act tactically in execution of plans.
  • High degree of business acumen.
  • Ability to develop pricing and market acceptance programs in response to public health problems.
  • Self-motivated and able to handle multiple concurrent projects.
  • Strong communication skills required – verbal, written, and interpersonal.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Has the ability to work at all levels of the organization.
  • Has the ability to work across a global company.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Has the ability to handle change.
  • Results driven with demonstrated successful outcomes.
  • Able to work flexible hours when needed to interface with internal and external clients across the globe.


USP offers an impressive benefits package, including:

  • Generous paid time off – 13 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start
  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately
  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles ($250/individual or $500/family)

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.

Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in science, IT, human resources, quality assurance, communications, administrative management, and more...all to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods worldwide.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP. 

Job Location Rockville, Maryland, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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