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Amgen SEA Medical Capabilities & Operations (Senior Manager) in Singapore, Singapore

Job Description:

  • Medical Capabilities

  • Drives strategy and execution across the capability, including process alignment across SEA affiliates, standardization, identifying and implementing solutions locally where needed in alignment with product and franchise strategies.

  • Medical Operations:

  • Accountable for Regional Medical performance management responsibilities, ensuring standardization, training, quality and timely delivery across various Regional Medical systems and analytics capabilities

  • Lead regional operations, overseeing budget, resource management (eg, headcount), & process

  • Represent Functional needs and collaborate cross-functionally at key R&D interfaces


Regional (SEA), located at the Singapore SEA Headquarters

Reports to:

SEA Medical Director

Key responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Execute capability strategies that maximize the value proposition of Amgen's therapies including annual strategic planning and goal setting, global process framework, alignment, and compliance, as well as and systems solutions

  • In alignment with global capability, establish, ensure or execute consistent and efficient procedures, systems and infrastructure are in place to support capability.

  • Partner with Global Learning and Performance and JAPAC Medical Capabilities teams to help determine the annual strategy and execution of training programs to support capability/staff within region/local

  • Ensure broad and deep collaboration with local stakeholders to contribute to / inform and execute strategies

  • Ensure Global/Regional/Local input and alignment to strategy, plans, and process, as appropriate to meet program goals on time and within budget

  • Champion initiatives and ideas from the field to the headquarters; driving annual objectives and metrics (quantitative and qualitative) for performance as appropriate to capability

  • Contribute to developing global organizational strategies for successful implementation of role and programs

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

  • Ensure staff onboarding and ongoing training, contribute geographic expertise to RBC and Blueprints

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

  • Lead implementation of SOPs

  • Drive Functional/Management Incentive Plan (MIP) goal setting and initiatives, and track & report progress

  • Work with SEA Medical Director to organize Leadership Team and regional meetings to achieve strategic objectives

  • Identify, lead or contribute to cross-departmental/functional strategic initiatives/process improvement opportunities

  • Partner with Global Medical Operations to represent regional needs and support process roll-out

  • Lead innovation to drive staff engagement, support staff development, establish recognition programs; identify and implement platforms for learning and best practice sharing

Minimum Requirements

  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of Medical Affairs experience OR

  • Master’s degree & 6 years of Medical Affairs experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree & 8 years of Medical Affairs experience

Preferred Requirements

  • MD, PhD, PharmD, Masters Degree

  • Prior experience in Medical Affairs within the biopharmaceutical industry in the areas of hematology, oncology, cardiovascular or bone

  • Understanding of the drug development and commercialization process


  • Ability to shape and influence vision/strategy

  • Demonstrated capability to translate strategy into clear, understandable operational plans in a matrix environment

  • Deep understanding of global context and able to translate strategies across geographies

  • Embraces rapid, thoughtful decision-making leveraging Amgen DAI method

  • Strong leadership and people management skills

  • Able to lead through change utilizing effective change management methodologies

  • Foster culture of innovation, informed decision making and appropriate risk taking

  • Strong cross-functional negotiation skills, ability to skillfully navigate the executive matrix

  • High emotional intelligence, robust corporate maturity and savvy, self-awareness with mindset for continuous improvement

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), strong aptitude for presenting various stakeholders, including executive staff

  • Flexible, adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity

  • Knowledge of global compliance, safety and regulatory influences that impact capability

  • Strong commitment to staff development (direct or indirect)

  • Operational excellence: management skills, planning, prioritization, decision making, objective setting, meeting management and plan execution

  • Role model successfully working in teams in a complex, multi-functional, global matrix environment

  • Delivery / customer service focused

  • Continuously expanding medical, scientific, market, external landscape knowledge

  • Broad skill set in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Drug Safety and Regulatory Affairs

  • Role model for others in line with Amgen Values

  • Agility in technology and systems

  • Ability to manage complex contact center operations

  • Forecast and pivot

  • Conflict resolution

  • Analytical skills

  • Medical affairs process

  • Field medical activities

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