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Amgen Cross-Oncology Insights Sr. Manager in Thousand Oaks, California


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.

Cross-Oncology Insights Sr. Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. The Commercial Insights Oncology Senior Manager will lead insights generation activities for cross-brand portfolio projects and support building market research capabilities within the oncology group. This is an excellent opportunity to see and have exposure to a variety of brands and functions.

The role will provide deep market understanding to recommend concrete inputs using primary market research (qualitative and quantitative) paired with secondary data analytics. They will also lead capability assessment and evaluation efforts to further strengthen and enhance our internal capabilities as well as those of our external partners.

To that end, the individual in this role must be an excellent business partner and adept at driving specific project results while also keeping the broader business goals and capabilities in mind. They must be comfortable synthesizing data from multiple sources into a coordinated picture to address brand issues and support brand planning and strategy. They must be a hard-working champion of insights-driven strategy and objective evidence-based decision making.

This position reports to the Director for Commercial Insights Oncology within Commercial Data and Analytics (CD&A) but will work independently day-to-day with different people within CD&A as well as other functions.

  • Plan, design and conduct key strategic and highly complex market research programs and translate the findings into strategic and tactical recommendations that help drive Oncology Business Unit (OBU) brands’ success.

  • Turn unstructured business issues/requests into appropriate action plans and projects that result in high quality, important and concrete deliverables.

  • Lead efforts to elevate portfolio understanding. Examples include biomarker expression strategy and treatment algorithm evolution in various solid tumors.

  • Synthesize and integrate various data, research and analyses into meaningful insights while ensuring that outputs are shared in the form of compelling stories that deepen customer understanding

  • Lead initiatives within Commercial Insights to assess, standardize, and improve existing capabilities while developing and nurturing new methods.

  • Prioritize research resources and track department budget to maximize impact on critical business issues and decisions.

  • Develop and nurture productive relationships across CD&A with the OBU cross-functional marketing team and with external insights vendors to appropriately define the business issues.

  • Hybrid working environment, but some on-site working and travel may be required

  • Be a positive mentor to other CD&A roles, guiding their work, constructively challenge and strength future efforts.


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of analytics, sales and / or marketing operations experience


Master’s degree and 4 years of analytics, sales and / or marketing operations experience


Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of analytics, sales and / or marketing operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated exceptional strategic / critical thinking abilities and business acumen

  • Good understanding of all consumers: payers, patients, and HCPs

  • Analytical skills and the ability to take complex information sets and translate them to actionable outcomes

  • Demonstrated ability to dig deep and the uncover the “why” (go beyond the rational)

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

  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment

  • Ability to balance multiple projects and workstreams simultaneously

  • Proficient facilitation, negotiation, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills


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.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • 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

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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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