1+ months

Medical Communications Sr Manager/Neuroscience Platform Lead

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    119961735
Amgen

Job ID: R-98333
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen provides a collaborative and creative culture in a company with a strong track record of innovation. Our culture encourages open dialogue and diverse views to land on the best solutions, and we help ensure our staff are equipped to excel today and tomorrow.

The successful candidate will lead the Global/US Neuroscience Medical Communications (MedCom) team to develop and execute medical communication strategy for Amgen's Neuroscience therapeutic area and will be responsible for the development of medical communication resources including but not limited to slide decks, clinical/scientific FAQs and medical information letters. The MedCom team works closely with cross-functional partners including Medical Leads, Clinical Development and Medical Science Liaisons and is responsible for the development of high quality and high impact resources that communicate the science and data on Amgen's portfolio.

Key responsibilities include:

Contribute to global and US product medical strategy through scientific expertise, generation of clinical insight, and understanding of appropriate channels for delivery of medical and scientific content

Lead Global/US Neuroscience MedCom team to develop annual Global Core Content and US Core Content Plans and accountable for execution of MedCom strategy

Ensure input and prioritization of needs and resource allocation to meet program goals on-time and within budget

Monitor and analyze medical insights and inquiries to inform development of scientific and medical resources

Drive and/or support strategy and scientific content development for scientific meetings

Drive and/or support strategy and scientific content development for advisory boards

Provide scientific support to other Amgen departments

Develop disease state resources that educate on topics relevant to the therapeutic area

Review scientific content for accuracy

Manage team responsible for responding to product-related Medical Information inquiries

Understand the Global and US landscape (disease, scientific, regulatory, etc.) and apply expertise to development of scientific resources

Analyze medical literature to inform medical strategies and tactics

Manage project-associated budgets and vendors

Recruit and retain high-performing & empowered staff

Actively support and enhance the career development of employees within Global/US MedCom

Ensure compliance with all applicable policies and procedures

Some travel may be required - approximately 10-20%.

Basic Requirements

Doctorate degree with 2 or more years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

Master's degree & 6 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

Bachelor's degree & 8 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

Associate's degree and 10 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

AND

2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Requirements
  • PharmD, PhD, MD, or DO with 4 or more years of meaningful experience in clinical research, patient care, Clinical Development, Medical/Scientific Affairs, and/or basic research (Other doctorate degrees may be considered)
  • Prior experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development within the biopharmaceutical industry, and/or clinical or research experience in Neuroscience
  • Prior experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources
  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the regulatory and legal guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products
  • Aptitude in writing and presenting on scientific and clinical data
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project planning skills with strong ability for self-direction
  • Demonstrated track record of strategic execution in a matrix environment with limited supervision
  • The ability to work in teams and interface in a dynamic environment across corporate functions
  • Understanding of disease landscape and clinical data to enable critical analysis of scientific literature and communicate implications cross-functionally
  • Prior experience of successfully managing consultants and vendors
  • Strong computer and database skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products


We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients - we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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