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Amgen Director Commercial Insights 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.

Director Commercial Insights, Inflammation, Respiratory


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role the Director of Commercial Insights, Inflammation (Respiratory) will act as the key point of contact between the assigned Brand/Asset Teams and Commercial Data & Analytics (CD&A) insight generating functions, translating business needs into analytical plans for primary market research and secondary data analytics. As a brand-focused internal consultant, the Director of Commercial Insights – Inflammation (Respiratory) synthesizes insights and develops an integrated performance management plan to drive business performance and efficiency. The successful candidate is a relentless champion of insights-driven strategy, objective, evidence-based decision making, and effective and efficient commercial activity for brands within the IBU. The Director of Commercial Insights – Inflammation (Respiratory) will be expected to drive innovation and build business analytics that give Amgen a competitive advantage.

The Director of Commercial Insights – Inflammation (Respiratory) reports to the Gen Med Commercial Insights Executive Director. Job Responsibilities include:

  • Strategic leadership on insight activities like brand planning support, monthly monitors, and regular performance and strategic updates to brand leadership

  • Execution and integration of Inflammation Insights across the assigned inline brands and pipeline assets

  • Oversee the analytics budget and project plan coordination for the IBU

  • Develop productive relationships with the IBU commercial leadership to define Commercial Insights objectives, budgets and work plans

  • Provide leadership to connect CD&A functions across analytical research efforts in order to tell a cohesive story on brand performance and allow strategic recommendations

  • Be a strong “devil’s advocate”, even with senior commercial staff

  • Lead initiatives within Commercial Insights to improve existing capabilities and develop new ones

  • Ensure that both routine and ad-hoc projects are in compliance with all Amgen SOPs and meet service-level expectations for quality, timeliness, and budget

  • Develop productive relationships with cross-functional partners, such as Global Marketing, Sales Ops, Global Strategic Sourcing, and Compliance

  • 5-10% travel requirement


What we expect of you

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

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 4 years of analytics and/or commercial operations experience


Master’s degree and 7 years of analytics and/or commercial operations experience


Bachelor’s degree and 9 years of analytics and/or commercial operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical Expertise: Demonstrated ability to translate business questions and needs into practical research plans and synthesize multiple data sources to answer business questions

  • Prior technical experience creating or managing KPI and performance metrics

  • Prior technical forecasting experience or experience managing a forecast is desirable

  • Innovation: Demonstrated ability to identify and implement new methodologies and data sources to enhance Amgen analytics capabilities

  • Strong Eye For Business: understands both the markets, brands and broader context (internal and external) of the business. Can translate market research insights and findings into realistic, practical recommendations.

  • Executive presence: can quickly establish credibility with and influence ED/VP level staff

  • Strong leadership with a demonstrated ability to build and develop hard-working teams, deliver results, and shape the future

  • Strong communication skills: capable of presenting complicated and controversial findings to commercial leadership

  • Therapeutic area experience strongly preferred

  • Managerial experience is preferred

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

  • Ability to work collaboratively in team-based environment

  • Skill in handling multiple responsibilities, priorities, tasks and projects simultaneously


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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