Amgen Director of Business Performance - Manufacturing in Thousand Oaks, California
The Director of Business Performance - Manufacturing will act as the Chief of Staff, reporting to the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Manufacturing, and serving as a member of the Manufacturing Leadership Team (MLT). The Director is responsible for management and on-time execution of SVP related deliverables and management of the Manufacturing leadership as a team.
As a member of the leadership team, this individual will consistently work with executive management across Manufacturing and requires the utmost confidentiality. This highly visible position will be involved in leadership discussions regarding current and future Manufacturing and business challenges, decisions, and pressing topics across the Manufacturing network and Amgen.
Oversee Manufacturing business performance with responsibility to design and facilitate processes intended to advance strategy and objectives within Manufacturing
Leverage data and analytics to inform business decisions and summarizes information into key findings for senior leadership
Provide leadership to key initiatives and strategic projects across Manufacturing, including proactively identifying and removing roadblocks, driving program management, content creation, and presentation
Drive the evolution of the Manufacturing strategic plan, and timely execution of milestones
Create and lead efficient approach to continuously track Manufacturing Year-Over-Year Productivity projects and communicate their target achievement aligned across manufacturing sites
Responsible for presentation creation from ideation to finalization for quarterly Manufacturing business day meetings and annual functional strategic reviews
Continuously track and communicate progress and adherence to strategic initiative and goal timelines
Partner with VP Site Heads and manufacturing sites to align deliverables, metrics capture, and alignment on value creation
Ensure on time delivery of any SVP action items and commitments (e.g. benchmarking from external organization) and monthly communications/reports such as content for CEO report and SVP stoplight dashboards
Responsible for bi-weekly MLT meetings. This includes coordinating agenda topics, consolidating presentation and pre-read content, distributing pre-reads, facilitating each meeting, and creating/distributing minutes and follow up on action items
Responsible for Manufacturing All-Staff meetings
Partner with Manufacturing HR Business Partner to support talent management meetings, staffing/organizational initiatives as deemed necessary, and organizational or workforce strategy related efforts
Partner with Manufacturing Finance lead to educate on and translate functional priorities and business details related to financials. Partner on data and visualization appropriate for audience and oversight of organizational shape and budget
May serve as a single point of contact for Quality impacting initiatives and projects
Doctorate degree and 4 years of manufacturing and/or similar experience
Master's degree and 8 years of manufacturing and/or similar experience
Bachelor's degree and 10 years of manufacturing and/or similar 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 :
Direct experience partnering with and influencing executive leadership
Excellent oral and written communication skills and executive presence, including ability to storyline and prepare executive-level presentations and pre-reads
Adapting and thriving in a rapidly changing and fast-moving environment
Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to influence different functions and levels of the organization
Independent, motivated and proactive team member with experience in a matrixed, highly fluid environment
Ability to foster collaboration, work effectively on cross-functional teams and consistently deliver on-time while serving as a role model for Amgen values and leadership attributes
Ability to gather disparate information and develop into executive ready materials
Direct experience in a cross-functional business operations or strategic project management role
Deep understanding of all Manufacturing functions
Broad and deep understanding of Operations
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and supporting functions (e.g. Human Resources, Finance)
Amgen financial acumen and ability to interpret and communicate financial information
Models good DAI behaviors and reinforces proper decision making and meeting management according to DAI framework
Able to excel in a matrixed organization, and possess strategic thinking and sound project management skills
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.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.