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Amgen Medical Advisor Oncology in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Amgen is one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies. For over 4 decades, Amgen has pioneered biotechnology breakthroughs, to bring state-of-the-art medicines from laboratory to the patient. Amgen has not only discovered and developed innovative human therapeutics, but has invested in cutting edge manufacturing capability and support services to deliver these exciting therapies to medical teams around the world. Japan and Asia Pacific (JAPAC) is the fastest growing region in Amgen. Now we are hiring a Medical Advisor Oncology in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


What you will do

The Medical Advisor is a point of medical contact for Amgen’s CDx strategy and AMG510. The Medical Advisor leads adaptation of global & regional strategy to reflect local/regional priorities for CDx and AMG510 and supports execution of those strategies to improve Amgen's value proposition in alignment with product strategies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support development and execution of patient-focused medical strategies that improve the value proposition of Amgen's therapies including annual strategic planning and goal setting, launch support and lifecycle management, in collaboration with Country Medical Lead and/or Regional Medical TA Head, appropriate cross-functional teams and governance

  • Contribute to cross functional collaborator teams in shaping the healthcare ecosystem by enabling access to medicines through evidence generation, communication and education of medical and economic value

  • Synthesize and integrate insights to deliver medical inputs into relevant cross-regional /functional strategies, including relevant brand strategy

  • Foster and improve collaboration and coordination across Medical

  • Contribute to strategy development for scientific engagement across a broad range of collaborators to strengthen external understanding of the unmet need and value of the product

  • Lead/support relationships with external healthcare community, including interactions with opinion leaders, payers and societies for scientific exchange, where appropriate

  • Develop/support and lead/support execution of the strategy for medical evidence generation that shapes our products and informs the practice of medicine ensuring key needs are met in alignment with global product medical and relevant brand strategy

  • Foster Amgen‘s reputation as a science-based, innovative and patient-focused reliable partner

  • Develop and/or contribute to execution of advocacy plans and strategies in partnership with collaborators and lead relationships as appropriate

  • Partner with/support Global Regulatory Affairs and Safety (GRAAS) in risk management/minimization activities and ensure communication of the implications to internal/external collaborators

  • Member and Medical representative of relevant leadership, governance and cross functional teams

  • May develop and manage medical product budget

  • Coach, mentor, motivate and develop talent, as appropriate

  • Ensure conduct of medical activities in full compliance of all laws, regulations and SOPs

  • Ensure product/disease state/pipeline specific medical training where appropriate, may deliver training to others

  • Ensure appropriate clinical trial conduct as a key medical interface in close partnership with Global Development Operations (eg Site Management)

  • Provide strategic input into labels/regulatory/reimbursement/policy/promotional used to support internal/external interactions

  • Determine scientific/medical subject matter appropriateness of labels/regulatory/reimbursement/policy/promotional and medical deliverables (eg, slide decks, publications, educational activities) used to support internal/external interactions via appropriate review process

  • Contribute to strategy development for, review, approve and ensure dissemination of, medical communications and related activities (eg, product narrative, scientific platform, core content, publications including FPR/FLR, education and congresses)

  • Provide support and leadership of advisory boards and other relevant meetings (eg, investigator meetings, and/or expert panels)

  • Lead/support the development of data interpretation, analysis and communication for medical executed studies

  • Provide decision on IME, Donations, medical grants and sponsorships, where appropriate

  • Use global infrastructure for tracking, measuring and evaluating performance and ensure continuous performance improvement

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

  • In partnership with cross-functional team, ensure informed budget/resource trade-offs, as appropriate

  • Facilitates Investigator Sponsored Studies through Amgen governance and run study lifecycle (including communicating with investigators, as appropriate and ensuring accurate reporting of key milestone data)

  • Contribute to lifecycle management plan


What we expect of you


Minimum Requirements

  • Doctorate degree & 3 years of directly related experience

  • Bachelor’s degree & 6 years of directly related experience

Preferred Requirements

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)

  • Demonstrated ability as a medical expert in a complex matrix environment

  • Pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process knowledge with understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Safety, Regulatory, Value & Access, and Medical Affairs

  • Product/therapeutic area knowledge

  • Experience in regional/local medical practice and healthcare ecosystems

  • Skilled at engagement, scientific exchange with external medical community

  • Clinical research experience

  • In-depth understanding of the scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific and practical rationale

  • Familiarity with concepts of clinical research and clinical trial design, including biostatistics

  • Sound scientific and clinical judgement

  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), region regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory requirements

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

  • Skilled at effectively communicating ideas and detailing sophisticated medical/clinical concepts in both written and verbal communication

  • History of solving problems while exhibiting superior judgment and a balanced, realistic understanding of issues

  • Network of medical, clinical contacts in product/therapeutic area


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney diseases, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.