Amgen Junior Product Marketing Lead / Senior Associate Marketing in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Title: Junior Product Marketing Lead / Senior Marketing Associate

The company:

Amgen is one of the world's largest independent biotechnology companies, with global revenue in excess of $20 billion and over 20,000 employees globally. For more than 35 years, Amgen has pioneered biotechnology breakthroughs, to bring state-of-the-art medicines from laboratory to the patient. Amgen has not only discovered and developed innovative human therapeutics, but has invested in cutting edge manufacturing capability and support services to deliver these exciting therapies to medical teams around the world.

The Team:

The Oncology team is made up of a Senior Marketing Manager, this Senior Associate (Marketing) role covering Imlygic and Xgeva, and a Marketing Associate who supports the team. Initially this role will report in to the Business Unit Director, with a transfer to the Senior Marketing Manager expected during Cycle I of 2018.

The Role:

Senior Associate (Marketing) - this is a Junior Product lead role, with work being undertaken under the guidance of a Senior Marketing Manager

Leading marketing activity for a defined area for multiple brands, supported by Senior Marketing Manager.

First point of contact for the specific marketing campaign or product



Lead cross-functional brand team (support from senior manager)


Responsible for direct operating expense ensuring spent in line with plan


Responsible for the delivery of multichannel activities e.g. Websites, email campaigns, print advertising and digital/hard copy promotional items for the brand in line with customer segmentation

Development of promotional materials, including liaison with external agencies and the Amgen Service Centre

Brand Planning

Development and delivery of brand plan (or defined part of brand plan)

Supporting the identification and implementation of appropriate VBHC opportunities in collaborate with VAP colleagues.

Leading Patient Support Programmes where required

Delivering against budgeted sales for defined product(s)

Independent analysis of sales data, key performance indicators, market research and identifying trends

Input into financial forecasts for the brand(s)

Input into brand resourcing decisions (people)

Input into pricing, reimbursement and access decisions

Responsible for defining marketing messaging and implementation

Gathers field insights and incorporates into brand plan decisions

Some national travel may be required (e.g. field-visits, congress, company meetings and visit to UK/Ireland if responsible for dual country)


Based at the Cambridge/Uxbridge or Dublin office, with some home working where appropriate


Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including bonus scheme

Basic qualifications:

Marketing or Business qualification (degree, professional marketing qualification (e.g. CIM/MII or similar, or working towards)

Degree/Professional Diploma with science background (or equivalently qualified by experience of 3+ years in product management)

Good financial acumen and analytical capability

Fully fluent in regulatory framework and code of practice (ABPI / IPHA)

Experience of managing multiple projects and working under pressure

Experience of working with a cross functional team

Experience of working with Multi channel including digital

Preferred Qualifications:

Specialized Therapeutic Area knowledge

Some experience of marketing which could include a specific project e.g. Amgen EXCEL

Experience as a customer facing sales/local access/account manager role

Experience of insight gathering and implications on activities

Experience of influencing a team without reporting line authority