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Strategic Planning & Operations Manager, Field Excellence

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-103119
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

We have world-class cross-functional staff across the globe including sales and marketing, regional medical liaisons, oncology nurse specialists and customer account teams to ensure our discoveries go from bench to bedside.

The Manager of Strategic Planning and Operations candidate will strategize, advise and drive operational excellence by streamlining activities within the US Sales, Field Excellence & Capabilities (SFEC) organization based on the priorities of the team. This individual will contribute to the long-term success of the SFEC team and the broader Field Force at Amgen.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Organize and prioritize critical issues and information for theVP and Strategic Planner to facilitate efficient decision making
  • Ensure strategic, financial, and operational activities and issues are managed expeditiously, efficiently and judiciously, and keep track of progress until resolved
  • Act as an advisor to theStrategic Planner and Senior Leadership team in formulating the short and long-term strategy for the group.
  • Provide oversight and guidance to projects of high importance (i.e. COVID response, other transformation efforts, etc.)
  • Stay abreast of cross functional developments and initiatives to ensure coordination and cohesion to manage interdependencies
  • Advise on the development of the department vision, short and long-term goals and strategic plan, roadmap, roles and responsibilities, and lead and coordinate all operational activities acrosssales operations for seamless implementation
  • Lead the execution of strategic initiatives and measure and track progress against plan
  • Conceptualize and execute all-staff meetings and agendas
  • Collaborate with the VP and Strategic Planner at the SFEC level, plus Finance, Legal, HR & Staffing and other strategic business partners to ensure reconciliation and coordination across strategic planning, operational activities and budgets across the General Medicine organization.

Basic Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree

  • Master's degree and 2 years of marketing, consulting and/or project management experience

  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of marketing, consulting and/or project management experience

  • Associate's degree and 10 years of marketing, consulting and/or project management experience

  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of marketing, consulting and/or project management experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, marketing or related field
  • 5 or more years working closely with sales, marketing, compliance, healthcare or related industry experience
  • 2 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resource
  • Impeccable managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Strong business acumen and contemporary knowledge of sales operations
  • Proven ability to lead and influence cross functional teams with diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively produce business results in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent written, analytical and oral communication skills
  • Documented track record of success
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze a business problem and develop appropriate strategy
  • Advanced skills and familiarity with Excel, Tableau, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Experience defining budget goals and objectives with key internal clients, establishing, communicating and managing teams to timelines and financial targets
  • Demonstrated self-starter, ability to work under limited supervision and coordinate multiple projects in a detail-oriented environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, active listening, and relationship management skills
  • Experience critically evaluating process and establishing creative solutions
  • Quick learner, proactive, takes initiative, goal oriented and results driven
  • Ability to clearly and effectively present information
  • Ability to work independently and make decision without close supervision
  • Strong project management skills, lead and manage projects from concept to completion in a matrix and at times ambiguous environment with demonstrated success

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.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

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.

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.



Posted: 2020-08-21 Expires: 2020-09-21

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