Amgen Research Operations Manager in South San Francisco, California

Job Summary

The External Relationship Management team within the Translational Sciences Operations department has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, data-driven and result-oriented innovative Project Manager who embraces, and thrives on, managing changes to improve organizational performance.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic organization passionately committed to support Amgen's mission to serve patients.

Key responsibilities

Manage projects within established scope, schedule, and budget, aligning project tactics with project strategy

Facilitate effective project meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making in a matrix environment

Make recommendations for optimization of business processes, facilities and/or resources as required per the scope of the transformation initiatives

Track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure progresses towards goals

Prepares presentations and reports for cross-functional stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree OR Master's degree and 2 years of operations or scientific experience

OR Bachelor's degree and 4 years of operations or scientific experience

OR Associate's degree and 10 years of operations or scientific experience

OR High school diploma / GED and 12 years of operations or scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated project management experience in a biotech organization, with the ability to lead multiple activities while maintaining a focus on quality

Exceptional interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with a broad spectrum of audiences in a highly matrixed organization with geographically dispersed teams

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Strong oral and written communications skills; demonstrated ability to create and deliver presentations and reports

Effectively leverage Microsoft suite and other business tools, including project management software such as MS Project, and flowcharting software such as Visio, to accomplish results.

Innovative and collaborative spirit, flexible to adapt to a dynamic environment, and resourceful

Work guided by operational and project objectives - under minimal direction

Proven ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines

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.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.