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Amgen HK Country Medical Lead (Senior Medical Advisor) in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Country Medical Lead – Hong Kong

( Oncology/Hematology or General Medicine )

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.

Job Summary


As the medical authority for the country, maximize Amgen‘s value proposition of in-line and pipeline products through leadership and delivery of all medical and scientific activities across TAs.


  • Provide medical and scientific leadership to region and country leadership team in order to shape and execute strategy

  • Provide scientific/medical input into cross functional strategy, within the country Management Team.

  • Develop and lead execution of medical strategy.

  • Manage and allocate Medical budget and resources.

  • In partnership with Country General Manager, ensure informed budget trade-offs.

  • Recruit, manage, develop, and retain industry-best Medical talent within the country.

  • Provide scientific/medical input into local regulatory/reimbursement/policy related documents and interactions.

  • Support the Global and Regional commercialization process, in partnership with Regional Medical Leads, to ensure an active flow of local medical insights and needs to the Regional and Global level.

  • Lead evidence generation

  • Lead the local evidence generation strategy and execution, including Investigator Sponsored Studies and expanded access.

  • Develop and execute local scientific communication and engagement strategy

  • Facilitate the build-up of Amgen‘s reputation as a science-based and patient-focused reliable partner.

  • Lead interactions with key external stakeholders as a senior medical representative of Amgen.

  • Lead medical advocacy.

  • Understand the expectations of key external stakeholders to support appropriate access to Amgen therapies.

  • Leverage local medical insights to best inform cross functional strategy.

  • Lead local medical governance

  • Support local risk management/minimization in collaboration with GRAAS

  • Decide scientific/medical subject matter appropriateness of labels and materials used to support internal/external interactions

Basic Qualifications

Medical education (Medical Doctor)


8 years of medical affairs, 5 years of which should be from a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company

  • Broad leadership experience


  • Pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process knowledge with advanced understanding of other functions

  • Therapeutic areas knowledge

  • Knowledge of local pharmaceutical industry and legal/health system environment

  • Finance/budgeting and resource management experience

  • Track record of leadership