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Amgen Competitive Intelligence Manager, General Medicine 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.

Competitive Intelligence Manager, Cardiometabolic


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 Cardiovascular Business Unit. This critical role will report directly to the Director, Competitive Intelligence.

This person will:

  • Be a strategic thought partner to key collaborators across disease area, brand, corporate, and other cross-functional teams supporting Amgen’s Cardiovascular 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 professional we seek has these qualifications.

Doctorate degree and 1 years of consulting and/or competitive intelligence experience


Master’s degree and 4 years of consulting and/or competitive intelligence experience


Bachelor’s degree and 6 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 Cardiovascular

  • Familiarity with biopharma industry

  • Relevant experience in cardiovascular 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 cardiovascular space, key competitive dynamics and unmet medical needs


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we 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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