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Amgen Observational Research Manager – General Medicine in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The Manager of Observational Research within Amgen’s Center for Observational Research will guide the epidemiology research in partnership with local, regional, and global cross-functional teams for use in clinical drug development, regulatory decision-making, and improving patient outcomes. With the on-going growth and planned expansion of Amgen’s CfOR in Asia, there is an opportunity for an Observational Research Manager that will be responsible for research activities in general medicine. This role will be located at the Amgen office in Hong Kong.

The role is responsible for:

A) Designing and conducting observational studies that make significant contributions to the scientific direction of investigational molecules and existing therapies

  • Describe the frequency and distribution of disease, the clinical course of disease, drug utilization, and the safety and effectiveness of interventions

  • Demonstrate creative thought in applying methodological solutions for comparative studies

  • Conduct research to highest standards of the profession

  • Lead manuscripts submitted to peer reviewed journals and internal reports

  • Leverage project management resources to ensure timely deliverables

B) Advancing Amgen’s core capabilities to conduct observational research within Asia

  • Be an active participant within the external community of professionals for advancing the use of real-world evidence to inform decision-making

  • Leverage and build upon Amgen’s progressing epidemiological methods and innovative analytical capabilities to support Amgen’s leadership role within the industry

  • Participate in decisions on data purchases and use of vendors

  • Further establish processes for the operations of observational research

C) Engaging with key stakeholders in local, regional, and global cross-functional teams

  • Coach and facilitate awareness to the appropriate use and timing of observational research to answer high-priority strategic questions

  • Monitor stakeholder priorities and align resources against those priorities

  • Communicate significant scientific information to a variety of audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in epidemiology or other subject with high observational research content or MD with a master’s degree in a subject with observational research content

  • Experience in the design, execution, and analysis of observation research studies within the pharmaceutical or academic setting

  • Record of publications in clinical or observational research

  • Experience in observational research project planning and management

  • Excellent verbal and writing communication in Japanese and English

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree or

  • Master's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

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