Amgen Access Marketing Senior Manager, Oncology in Thousand Oaks, California

We have world-class cross-functional staff across the globe including sales and marketing, regional medical liaisons, oncology nurse specialists and customer account teams to ensure our discoveries go from bench to bedside.

This Senior Marketing Manager Position within the Oncology Business Unit to lead access marketing initiatives and programs for the Oncology portfolio. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing a wide range of market access initiatives to support access to patients.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Development of OBU portfolio access strategy for AA360 (including Hub and Amgen Nurse Ambassador services, Amgen FIRST STEP, and Field Reimbursement Specialists (FRS)

  • Development and execution of resources/tools and training for OBU field force, AA360 Staff and FRS team

  • Management of program resources and tools in line with legal and regulatory changes as well as user input

  • Integration of healthcare professional, patient, and field insights into development of tactical plan to ensure appropriate access and reimbursement resources, support, and tools

  • Timely update and new development of AA360 and Amgen FIRST STEP websites

  • Project management of multiple tactics and programs across various field and internal stakeholders

  • Proactive planning and training of key stakeholders including field sales force, AA360, Amgen FIRST STEP, FRS team members

  • Overseeing and conducting relevant market research in partnership with CSA and integrating physician, office staff, patient, and payor information into the development of strategic and tactical plans

  • Developing deep understanding of the evolving regulatory and legal environment and the ability to find win-win solutions in the MAC approval process

  • Effectively managing performance of vendors and contractors, including advertising, training, and reimbursement support agencies

  • Triaging/resolving access related sales force questions and issues

  • Effective budget management in line with company goals

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree and (2 years of Marketing and/or Sales Management experience) OR (2 years of Marketing and/or Sales including 1 year of Marketing experience)

  • Master’s degree and (4 years of Marketing and/or Sales Management experience) OR (4 years of Marketing and/or Sales including 2 years of Marketing experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree and (6 years of Marketing and/or Sales Management experience) OR (6 years of Marketing and/or Sales including 3 years of Marketing experience)

  • Associate’s degree and (10 years of Marketing and/or Sales Management experience) OR (10 years of Marketing and/or Sales including 5 years of Marketing experience)

  • High school diploma / GED and (12 years of Marketing and/or Sales Management experience) OR (12 years of

Preferred Qualifications

  • Marketing and/or Sales including 6 years of Marketing experience

  • Strategic thinking and ability to take projects from inception to execution

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Project management skills

  • Vendor/agency management skill set

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system (commercial and public), particularly medical benefit management and an understanding of coverage and reimbursement, payor environment and formulary management

  • Ability to lead a cross functional team

  • Ability to handle and achieve results with multiple competing priorities

  • Oncology or marketing experience

  • Access marketing experience

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.