Amgen Portfolio Manager (IS Manager) in Tampa, Florida
Amgen is seeking an Information Systems Manager to function as a Portfolio Manager to join our Data and Analytics group and will be responsible for assuring visibility and coordination for all projects across AKM including managing Service and Portfolio reviews. Combining both strategic and advisory elements, hands-on management, and analysis activities, the Incumbent will play a critical and unique function while working with a cross-functional leadership group to develop and deliver on the IS Strategy pillar for 'unlocking knowledge and data for faster innovation' including developing executive and business communications. The Portfolio Manager will also develop methods to organize and review the full pipeline of analytics work being done across all IS divisions to demonstrate progress of the IS strategy pillar.
The Portfolio Manager will report to the Director IS Data and Analytics at Amgen's Capability Center in Tampa, FL. At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. 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.
AKM services include Advanced Analytics and Data Integration, Big Data technology services, Information Discovery and Search, Information Architecture, Knowledge Management (KM) and Regulated Content Management.
Key Activities for the IS Manager - Portfolio Manager include:
Collaborates with the AKM leadership, stakeholders, finance teams, service owners and project managers to assist in developing and managing project and program budgeting, cost estimation approaches and resource allocation while ensuring data is current in Project Portfolio Management Tool
Partners with leadership, project managers, finance and other portfolio governing bodies by participating in and supporting the latest estimate annual budgeting process and other portfolio related activities during the overall IS portfolio process including quarterly reviews
Delivers portfolio level planning and reporting; works with Program / Project Managers ensuring timely completion of their project status reports and project budgets are up-to-date
Maintains overall project budgetary oversight responsibility for AKM portfolio with support from Finance
Communicates changes to project and budget approval and monitoring processes while training Research and Development IS staff on these processes and ensures adherence to quality, security and risk management (e.g., GxP, SOX) requirements. Drives continuous improvement principles with relevant RUN operations
Oversees AKM service management dashboard and conduct joint reviews with team leaders
Manages communications lead responsible for assuring high value communications are developed for AKM service value
Manages external content operations service lead supporting the company's use of high value external subscriptions
Leads project management of selected high priority projects determined by the Executive Director of AKM
Assists in project business case and funding approvals following Amgen's Information Life Management (ILM) process; reviews to ensure all supporting documents are complete in preparation for ILM internal reviews and submission; facilitates project initiation and approval and supports project managers through the capital funding process
Provides program management and assists the AKM leadership plus cross functional leadership in developing and delivering on the IS Strategy pillar 'unlocking knowledge' including running workshops with IS and business, developing communications and developing/ tracking outcome metrics
Develops innovative analysis methods to build IS understanding of the investment, value and outcome metrics of analytics projects across the full IS portfolio
Travel: Domestic travel up to 5% may be essential
Master's degree and 3 years of Information Systems experience
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of Information Systems experience
Associate's degree and 10 years of Information Systems experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Information Systems experience
5+ years of experience working within information systems and/or project management
Experience working in a regulated GxP environment
IT Financial management expertise including competency in business analysis and business case development
Knowledge of project financial accounting, risk management, communications and status reporting, and schedule management
Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills including executive communications and the ability to influence, negotiate, and challenge business leaders when appropriate
Experience working with global projects
Sound experience managing of IT, business analysis or business change
Ability to plan and organize self and work in order to achieve objectives and targets while being determined to deliver outcomes and overcome obstacles
Previous experience maintaining accountability for the delivery of outcomes while exceeding customer expectations
Ability to work effectively with colleagues, managers, suppliers and stakeholders so as to develop effective partnership relationships with key suppliers
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.