Amgen Executive Director, Global Medical Affairs Strategy - Oncology in Thousand Oaks, California

The Executive Director, Global Medical Affairs Strategy - Oncology, is accountable for the leading the Global Medical Affairs strategy to support Product Teams in creation and execution of the Global Product Strategy. The Oncology global medical lead sits on the global medical affairs leadership team working the regional medical leads to develop an oncology strategy. He/She will work with the regional medical teams to execute this strategy while working with the cross-functional teams to ensure a robust portfolio strategy.

The key responsibilities for this role are:

Develop global medical strategy with cross-functional teams working closely with Development, Commercial, and other stakeholders.

Serve on global medical leadership team to shape direction of overall medical organization

Recruit, manage, direct and mentor oncology medical product leads (Global Medical Affairs Leads (GMAL)) to ensure delivery of :Gathering Insights

Engaging External stakeholder engagement

Communicating (eg product narrative, scientific platform, publications, med ed)

Generating Evidence

Provide cross-product Global Medical Affairs strategic perspective to key commercialization forums

Develop Global Core Content through leadership and direct management of teams developing core content

Develop and ensure execution of publication strategies/plans

Build and lead medical insights capability to inform global product and medical strategies

Develop, ensure consistent execution and timely delivery of outputs through the Global Medical Affairs teams by leadership of the project management capability

Manage resources/budget allocation necessary to deliver on GMA Strategy capabilities


M.D., DO degree , PharmD or PhD and 8+ years of complex medical science experience in industry or research


Masters and 12+ years of complex medical science experience in industry or research


5+ years of experience in Medical Affairs


Six (6) years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources


Experience in the oncology therapeutic area

10+ years of industry experience including Medical Affairs , Clinical Development or Clinical Study Management

Experience in a product launch environment

Knowledge of commercialization and business practices

Finance and budgeting experience, resource management experience

Extensive experience and knowledge of regulatory affairs and drug safety

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.