Amgen Manager, Global Stock Plans in Tampa, Florida

Amgen is seeking a Manager, Global Stock Plans who will be responsible for the supervision of up to two junior stock administrators. While developing and maintaining effective partnerships, the incumbent Manager will provide required equity-related support to Finance, Payroll, HR, Legal, Compensation and HR business associates both nationally and around the globe.

As part of the Employee Services Group located in Amgen's newly announced Capability Center in Tampa Florida, the Manager, Global Stock Plans will report to the Senior Manager, Payroll, Benefits and Stock Plans. This state-of-the art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

The Employee Services group is a newly formed organization intended to provide a more cohesive employee services delivery model. Our service scope includes a wide array of employee touching corporate services ranging from; Staffing Operations, Benefits Administration, Payroll, HR Technology, Learning Operations, Mobility, Travel, Expense and Meetings Management among several others. By bringing these services and activities together under one organization the Employee Services team aims to improve collaboration, share best practices, innovate and streamline processes in these areas for the entire enterprise.

Key Activities of the Manager, Global Stock Plans include:

Manage the planning and administration of all aspects of Amgen's global equity programs including: Performance Stock Units (PSUs), Stock Options (NQSOs), Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) and Dividend Equivalent Units (DEUs) for approximately 19,000 participants and a currently US - based ESPP

Oversee, and if needed, process all RSUs/PSUs/DEUs vests and releases, grant of new awards, terminations and stock option exercises

Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end share reconciliations

Provide required data/reports for month-end, quarter-end, year-end, supporting stock-based compensation and all other financial reporting needs ensuring compliance with all equity related regulatory, accounting and tax requirements

Support Legal with executive staff equity transactions and prepare and assist in the preparation of SEC Forms 3, 4 and 5 for Section 16 Officers

Maintain database integrity, while managing and assisting with other equity related projects and internal controls, including SOX compliance

Assist Legal with preparation of Proxy Statement

Manage relationships with outsourced equity related vendors and brokers

Provide support to staff members by addressing their questions and inquiries

Develop, then lead worldwide employee education and communications while staying current on global equity compensation matters including accounting, tax and legal practices and assess potential business impact

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 2 years of equity plan administration experience


Bachelor's degree and 4 years of equity plan administration experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of equity plan administration experience


High school diploma or GED and 12 years of equity plan administration experience

Preferred Qualifications

8+ years of global equity plan administration experience at publicly traded companies

Level 3 CEP certification

Proven successful leadership managing team members and complex projects

Exceptional communication skills with employees at all levels of the organization

Exceptional Excel and Word capabilities

Previous experience with Workday and Access

Previous working experience using a captive broker/vendor equity administrative system including: data management and reporting (BAML)

Ability to be curious and questioning; willing to challenge assumptions in a manner that adds value

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.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.