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Director - Observational Research

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    118752671
Amgen

Job ID: R-95394
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Are you searching for a new, dynamic opportunity working with multiple teams to generate real world evidence supporting a wide variety of business needs? If so, we invite you to explore Amgen's Center for Observational Research.

With a constantly growing demand for information from regulatory and reimbursement agencies, Observational Research (OR) is a critical component in drug development and commercialization. Amgen's Center for Observational Research (CfOR) partners with internal and external teams to generate real world evidence for multiple stakeholders across the product lifecycle. The CfOR contributes evidence regarding the frequency, distribution, clinical burden, natural history and clinical course of disease, the design of clinical trials, cost and utilization patterns and the safety and effectiveness of interventions.

Amgen has an opportunity for a Director to lead CfOR activities for Otezla. Will be responsible for establishing strategic direction and providing technical and managerial leadership through:
  • Designing and executing studies to support evidence generation such as identifying appropriate patient populations, assessing disease burden and resource utilization, obtaining product registrations and label-expansions, meeting post-marketing requirements/commitments and product differentiation.
  • Finding opportunities to substitute for and/or complement interventional studies to reduce time and cost of drug development.
  • Influencing cross-functional stakeholders in the utilization and timing of non-interventional research to answer high-priority strategic business questions.
  • Leveraging real-world data and CfOR analytic approaches to inform high-value business decisions for multiple partners.
  • Tracking business and functional priorities and aligning resources for those priorities.
  • Contributing to the mission of the CfOR including progressing innovative epidemiological methods and analytical capabilities to support the CfOR's leadership role within Amgen and the industry.
  • Leading, developing and mentoring staff and teams.
  • Participating in initiatives to improve capabilities within the CfOR and providing input.
  • Supporting the development of product and CfOR strategies.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with organizational leaders.


Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 4 years of related research and scientific experience

OR

Master's degree and 7 years of related research and scientific experience

OR

Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of related research and scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Epidemiology or other subject with high observational research content.
  • Experience in the design, execution and analysis of observation research studies within Pharmaceutical and/or Public Health settings.
  • Experience in research to support drug development.
  • Experience in observational research project planning and management.
  • Previous experience in leading, growing, developing and managing direct staff and teams.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven experience working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams.


At Amgen, our mission is serving patients. Our staff are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of science to transform medicine and turn the tide on serious illnesses. Central to achieving this mission is our "people-first" philosophy. We recruit the best talent, build an environment that facilitates career growth, and provide staff with the opportunity to make significant contributions for patients and our business.

Consistent with our core leadership value of "Develops the Best Team," we are seeking leaders that prioritize the development of talent. As a manager, your first priority and primary role is to accelerate the performance and development of your team. We expect managers to exemplify strong leadership and champion self-awareness and career development Ways that you will display your leadership acumen in this role include:
  • Mentoring, coaching, and developing staff to build highly-skilled, diverse, and inclusive teams
  • Fostering a positive and respectful work environment that encourages staff retention and motivates individuals to work toward common goals and priorities
  • Ensuring that staff understand how their efforts and contributions make a meaningful impact to the business
  • Growing core skills and capabilities among staff, particularly in learning agility, problem solving, strategic and creative thinking, flexibility, resilience, effective communication, prioritization, delivery of results, and continuous improvement
  • Making accurate evaluations of your team's skills and competencies and providing timely and respectful feedback, including direct delivery of difficult messages
  • Developing an understanding of your team's career objectives and serve as a thought-partner in their career development plans
  • Assisting staff with preparing for roles of growing responsibility and identifying new opportunities that expand their skills and align with their overall career objectives
  • Resolving critical gaps in the organization's internal capabilities and skillsets, including strategic external recruiting
  • Identifying diverse, qualified successors for key positions
  • Ensuring that direct reports who also lead people consistently demonstrate these same behaviors with their staff


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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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-95394<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/><b>Are you searching for a new, dynamic opportunity working with multiple teams to generate real world evidence supporting a wide variety of business needs?</b> <b>If so, we invite you to explore Amgen's Center for Observational Research.</b><br><br>With a constantly growing demand for information from regulatory and reimbursement agencies, Observational Research (OR) is a critical component in drug development and commercialization. Amgen's Center for Observational Research (CfOR) partners with internal and external teams to generate real world evidence for multiple stakeholders across the product lifecycle. The CfOR contributes evidence regarding the frequency, distribution, clinical burden, natural history and clinical course of disease, the design of clinical trials, cost and utilization patterns and the safety and effectiveness of interventions. <br><br>Amgen has an opportunity for a Director to lead CfOR activities for Otezla. Will be responsible for establishing strategic direction and providing technical and managerial leadership through:<br><ul><li>Designing and executing studies to support evidence generation such as identifying appropriate patient populations, assessing disease burden and resource utilization, obtaining product registrations and label-expansions, meeting post-marketing requirements/commitments and product differentiation.</li><li>Finding opportunities to substitute for and/or complement interventional studies to reduce time and cost of drug development.</li><li>Influencing cross-functional stakeholders in the utilization and timing of non-interventional research to answer high-priority strategic business questions.</li><li>Leveraging real-world data and CfOR analytic approaches to inform high-value business decisions for multiple partners.</li><li>Tracking business and functional priorities and aligning resources for those priorities.</li><li>Contributing to the mission of the CfOR including progressing innovative epidemiological methods and analytical capabilities to support the CfOR's leadership role within Amgen and the industry.</li><li>Leading, developing and mentoring staff and teams.</li><li>Participating in initiatives to improve capabilities within the CfOR and providing input.</li><li>Supporting the development of product and CfOR strategies.</li><li>Developing and maintaining relationships with organizational leaders.</li></ul><br><br>Basic Qualifications:<br><br>Doctorate degree and 4 years of related research and scientific experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Master's degree and 7 years of related research and scientific experience<br><br>OR<br><br>Bachelor's Degree and 9 years of related research and scientific experience<br><br>Preferred Qualifications:<br><ul><li>Doctorate in Epidemiology or other subject with high observational research content.</li><li>Experience in the design, execution and analysis of observation research studies within Pharmaceutical and/or Public Health settings.</li><li>Experience in research to support drug development.</li><li>Experience in observational research project planning and management.</li><li>Previous experience in leading, growing, developing and managing direct staff and teams.</li><li>Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.</li><li>Proven experience working with and leading multi-disciplinary teams.</li></ul><br><br>At Amgen, our mission is serving patients. Our staff are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of science to transform medicine and turn the tide on serious illnesses. Central to achieving this mission is our "people-first" philosophy. We recruit the best talent, build an environment that facilitates career growth, and provide staff with the opportunity to make significant contributions for patients and our business.<br><br>Consistent with our core leadership value of "Develops the Best Team," we are seeking leaders that prioritize the development of talent. As a manager, your first priority and primary role is to accelerate the performance and development of your team. We expect managers to exemplify strong leadership and champion self-awareness and career development Ways that you will display your leadership acumen in this role include:<br><ul><li>Mentoring, coaching, and developing staff to build highly-skilled, diverse, and inclusive teams</li><li>Fostering a positive and respectful work environment that encourages staff retention and motivates individuals to work toward common goals and priorities</li><li>Ensuring that staff understand how their efforts and contributions make a meaningful impact to the business</li><li>Growing core skills and capabilities among staff, particularly in learning agility, problem solving, strategic and creative thinking, flexibility, resilience, effective communication, prioritization, delivery of results, and continuous improvement</li><li>Making accurate evaluations of your team's skills and competencies and providing timely and respectful feedback, including direct delivery of difficult messages</li><li>Developing an understanding of your team's career objectives and serve as a thought-partner in their career development plans</li><li>Assisting staff with preparing for roles of growing responsibility and identifying new opportunities that expand their skills and align with their overall career objectives</li><li>Resolving critical gaps in the organization's internal capabilities and skillsets, including strategic external recruiting</li><li>Identifying diverse, qualified successors for key positions</li><li>Ensuring that direct reports who also lead people consistently demonstrate these same behaviors with their staff</li></ul><br> <br> Join Us <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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. <br> <br> 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.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/1wBwYbF5GDLRsAprUM52z"> <p>PI118752671</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-05 Expires: 2020-04-05

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