Amgen Director, Global Learning and Performance in Thousand Oaks, California

We have world-class cross-functional staff across the globe including sales and marketing, regional medical liaisons, oncology nurse specialists and customer account teams to ensure our discoveries go from bench to bedside.

This Director role is the lead for training supporting Global curriculum development and product launches. This role is responsible for designing, developing, and managing the team that delivers the training strategy that supports all field facing members of Global Field Sales Training Teams and Global Account Managers. This position routinely interacts with Senior Leadership, and leverages various groups across the world to deliver results. The ability to collaborate cross functionally is critical to this role.

The Director will work through their direct reports to understand the behavioral objectives of the marketing teams for each brand and be able to translate those objectives into a training strategy that will drive revenue. This individual will be asked to drive innovation, new technologies, and the latest adult learning techniques through their organization.

The Director will manage a team of trainers who have specific training responsibilities and duties.

This position is a member of the GCO L&P Leadership Team and is expected to contribute at a high level to direct the overall Learning & Performance strategy at Amgen.

Responsibilities include:

Develop a training strategy and support for curriculum for all Amgen brands and account manager training, focusing on launches

Work closely with Senior Sales Leadership and marketing to identify opportunities for skill enhancement

Leverage training expertise and best practices

Develop and manage a budget to deliver training

Recruit, train, lead, and develop a dynamic training team

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 4 years of training experience, or training and sales and/or marketing experience


Master’s degree and 8 years of training experience, or training and sales and/or marketing experience


Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of training experience, or training and sales and/or marketing experience


4 years of managerial experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years previous management experience

2+ years sales/field experience

Sales or marketing experience

Previous experience in support functions i.e., previous corporate/home office experience



Strategic thinking

Strong project management skills

Problem solving


Documented experience in developing staff

Cross-functional collaboration

Organizational savvy

Business acumen

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

We equip all our staff members to live well-rounded, healthy lives. Most recently, Amgen added benefits for transgender employees and continues to pride itself on industry-leading, family-friendly offerings for families of all compositions.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.