Amgen Strategic Resource Planning Manager in Thousand Oaks, California

R-40271 - Strategic Resource Planning Manager

Job Summary

The Strategic Resource Planning Manager, reports to the Director of Operations Strategic Planning and is located in Thousand Oaks, CA. This position serves as an analyst supporting a portfolio of cross-functional strategic projects.

Operations Strategic Planning and Risk (OSPR) is the internal management-consulting arm of Operations, which delivers significant value to a diverse set of internal leaders. This individual will be an integral member of a high performing team chartered to deliver comprehensive analytics that support unbiased network recommendations to capture value for Operations. Lead evaluations that impact Amgen's Operations network.

Responsibilities include:

Support advancing Operations strategy for optimization of the commercial product supply network (across drug-substance, drug-product, device assembly/packaging and distribution), while contributing to advancement of Amgen's innovative molecules and biosimilar product pipeline;

Developing cross-functional business cases for key manufacturing process areas; conducting analysis of site selections, network optimization, scenarios, and business development due-diligence;

Collaborating with Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering and Supply Chain teams to manage and optimize manufacturing capacity across Amgen's network, including participation in the long range planning process;

Developing recommendations, driving decisions, and delivering presentations to the Senior Operations Leadership; performing fully integrated analysis for broader assessments at direction of senior OSPR leaders; examples of integrated OSPR-led assessments include:

Cross-functional business cases for investments in the manufacturing network;

optimization of clinical and commercial networks to balance cost, risk, operational efficiency and flexibility;

Development of flexible, risk-based supply chain strategies in support of globalization; evaluations of product launch readiness and pipeline activities to enable risk-based commercialization;

Support Business Development activities by providing due-diligence and analyses focused on understanding the impact to Operations for potential M&A opportunities; partner with peers on capacity and financial analysis

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree in engineering, business management or life sciences OR

Master's degree in engineering, business management or life sciences and 2 years of experience OR

Bachelor's degree in engineering, business management or life sciences or Sciences and 4 years of experience

Associates's degree in engineering, business management or life sciences and 10 years of experience OR

High School Diploma/GED and 12 years of experience in engineering, business management or life sciences.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in engineering, business management or life sciences

9 or more years of experience in Operations or Life sciences

Operational and/or technical experience in the biopharmaceutical industry

Experience in quantitative and qualitative skills including financial analysis, supply chain analysis, capacity planning, and product lifecycle management

Good business acumen, high-level strategic thinking and strong analytical skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, analytical skills, ability to use work process, briefing and spreadsheet software and ability to use statistical analysis software

Ability to handle multiple responsibilities, priorities and tasks with minimal direction

Ability to operate in a matrixed or team environment with site, divisional, and corporate executive leadership

Knowledge of drug development, manufacturing processes, regulatory issues, end-to-end supply chain

Ability to manage a high-volume of projects simultaneously while consistently delivering quality end product

Key Qualities:

Leader with a demonstrated ability to develop and work in a high-performing environment; ability to communicate and collaborate across various parts of the organization (Finance, R&D, Manufacturing, Logistics, Process Development, and Engineering); adept in breaking down complex issues into concise analytical packages and executive messages to enable prompt decision making; excellent communication and presentation skills; demonstration of strong analytical skills, good business acumen, and a talent for high-level strategic thinking; works well in an ambiguous, ever changing environment; strong interest in learning new things, ability to take on tasks with limited information and/or guidance

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

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.

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 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.