Amgen Manager, Amgen Ventures Operations, Business Development – Amgen Ventures (Remote CA, MA or NY) in South San Francisco, California
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.
Manager, Amgen Ventures Operations, Business Development – Amgen Ventures - (Remote in CA, MA or NY)
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will report into the Amgen Ventures, Business Development Leadership Team and can be based in South San Francisco, CA, Cambridge MA, or Thousand Oaks, CA. Other locations may also be considered. The Manager, Amgen Ventures, will support the Head of Amgen Ventures as well as the BioVentures and Digital Venture Leads to accurately evaluate and build supportive business cases, as recommendations are made to the Ventures Investment Committee for private equity investments. They may be involved in deal sourcing through negotiation and close, and may play a role in Ventures portfolio management.
Support Amgen BioVentures and Digital Ventures leads in coordinating in-depth scientific and business diligence to develop a strong investment thesis, including solicitation of technical input from our organization and external subject matter authorities.
Drafting informal and formal investment recommendations for presentation to our research division’s Ventures Fund Investment Committee.
Assisting with all aspects of deal process and definitive document preparation where needed
Assisting with post-deal management – including support of management, company strategy, and follow-on investment where needed
Assist in management of LP relationships
Lead daily operations and tracking of active deal diligence including working with teammates in the scientific, finance, venture capital, legal, project management, and communications groups. Participate in deal negotiations as needed and shepherd deals through approval processes and to closure.
Assisting with other fund administrative or operational activities as required by the Amgen Ventures Leadership Team.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The business development professional we seek is a problem solver with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree in Life Sciences OR
Master’s degree in Biotechnology / Life Sciences or MBA and 2 years of Life Science Venture Capital / Business Development experience OR
Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology / Life Sciences and 4 years of Venture Capital / Business Development experience OR
Associate’s degree and 10 years of Venture Capital / Business Development
Two years in an operational venture capital role, or at least three years in the biopharmaceutical industry in a business development orientated role.
Experience in the evaluation and execution of business development deals is preferred but not required, as is a general understanding of equity investing.
A consistent record of high performance, academically and professionally, is preferred.
The ability to communicate well, both in oral and written form, is preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of self-awareness are required. Preferred personality traits include industriousness, flexibility, and a high capacity for collaboration.
Solid understanding of software platforms including Microsoft systems (e.g. Licensing Tracker, Sharepoint, MS Teams and the MS Office Suite), Smartsheet, Tableau, Miro, etc.
Some of the vast rewards of working here
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.
Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and improve your potential along your career journey
A 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—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
for a career that defies imagination
Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.
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 disease, 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.