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Amgen CDnA - Competitive Intelligence Manager, Oncology (Hybrid – Thousand Oaks, CA or Tampa, FL) in Thousand Oaks, California


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

CDnA - Competitive Intelligence Manager, Oncology (Hybrid – Thousand Oaks, CA or Tampa, FL)


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will lead intelligence gathering activities for US and Global marketing teams to support multiple assets across Amgen’s Oncology Business Unit (OBU). This critical role will report directly to the Director, Competitive Intelligence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a strategic thought partner to key collaborators across disease area, brand, corporate, and other cross-functional teams supporting Amgen’s Oncology Business Unit

  • Synthesize information from multiple sources to develop strategic insights and point of view on key competitive developments, implications to Amgen and actions Amgen must take

  • Work in a highly cross functional manner and manage changing priorities across several key customers

  • Develop productive relationships with Global and Regional teams to define business problems and develop integrated analysis plans based on standard methodologies

  • Apply structured problem solving to collect, analyze and report CI, incorporating primary and secondary data sources to generate meaningful insights

  • Articulate and educate customers on the relevant impact of changing market dynamics to their business from a CI perspective

  • Organize and facilitate strategic exercises & competitive simulations to generate competitive insights and company plans

  • Coordinate and facilitate CI collection efforts at major medical conferences/congresses.

  • Manage a network of primary data sources, including vendors and Amgen employees, to enable effective project delivery

  • Learn competitive intelligence capabilities and collaborate with fellow CI leads

  • Understand and synthesize CI research findings, maintaining high standards for accuracy, relevance, and quality in deliverables at all times and communicate level of evidence to key partners.

  • Present on a regular basis in-depth analyses and summaries of results, interpreting and communicating results with recommendations to key stakeholders

  • Attend and support CI debrief activities at key congresses

  • Abide by and strictly enforce Amgen’s CI Legal and Ethical Guidelines with internal colleagues and agencies.

  • Some travel (15-20%) required.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The competitive intelligence professional we seek is a [type of person] with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 3 years of consulting and/or competitive intelligence experience


Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of consulting and/or competitive intelligence experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of consulting and/or competitive intelligence experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of consulting and/or competitive intelligence experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (PhD/MS/MBA) with a focus on life sciences and business

  • Experience with in Lifescience consulting work in Oncology

  • Familiarity with biopharma industry

  • Relevant experience in oncology via prior project work, disease area knowledge

  • Prior experience in strategy/management consulting in the biopharma industry, roles of increasing responsibility accepted

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and analyze data to support critical business decisions

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills—able to explain complex concepts clearly to a variety of audiences

  • Evident project management skills—able to manage multiple, simultaneous projects and data sources

  • Demonstrated analytical skills—understands the advantages and limits of different analytical approaches and studies

  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment

  • Strong understanding of the latest developments and trends in the oncology space, key competitive dynamics and unmet medical needs


What you can expect of us

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.

The annual salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $109,752 - $145,461.

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

Stock-based long-term incentives

Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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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.

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