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Amgen Commercial Forecasting Manager in Thousand Oaks, California


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.

Commercial Forecasting Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will support General Medicine products, both in-line and pipeline. They must be a hard-working champion of insights-driven strategy and objective evidence-based decision-making.

  • Support the design, preparation, and maintenance of complex patient and demand-based forecasts and scenarios for US in-line products and global pipeline assets aligned to the needs of cross-functional partners

  • Support cross-functional teams during regular forecast cycles including short term and long-range forecasts for inline and pipeline assets

  • Collaborate in the development of forecasts and analytic tools in collaboration with external providers and internal partners

  • Proactively build analytical assessments to forecast brand outlook and provide collaborators insights and suggestions that can lead to better strategical decisions

  • Use analytical and creative problem-solving approach to develop data assessments to help inform scenario and sensitivity analysis

  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal cross-functional and external partners to initiate and acquire relevant data and analysis for forecast inputs

  • Support various teams in understanding and tracking changes to the commercial forecast approach, methodology, assumptions, and outputs.

  • Recommend and lead initiatives dedicated to the advancement and implementation of new forecast approaches and methodology


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is eager to learn with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree


  • Master’s degree & 2 years of relevant experience


  • Bachelor’s degree & 4 years of relevant experience


  • Associate’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience


  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (MS/MBA)

  • 2+ years of forecasting, market research, business analytics, or consulting experience

  • Solid understanding of forecasting methodologies, quantitative techniques, marketing analysis, advanced spreadsheets, modeling software, and reporting software

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills with the ability to explain complex concepts and sensitive findings clearly to a variety of audiences, including senior and executive management

  • Strong project management skills—able to coordinate and complete multiple projects efficiently and on time

  • Ability to balance multiple sophisticated projects and workstreams simultaneously

  • Ability to function independently and lead teams

  • Proven exceptional strategic/critical thinking abilities and eye for business

  • Broad and detailed knowledge of commonly used biopharmaceutical industry databases

  • Experience within therapeutic areas of interest to Amgen Gen Medicine: inflammation, neurology, cardiovascular, respiratory, bone


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 maximize 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

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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 disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

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