Amgen Executive Director Patient Engagement, Enbrel in Thousand Oaks, California

This position will serve as the single point of accountability for developing and executing the strategy and tactical plan for all patient-facing elements of the promotional plan for Enbrel from awareness to supporting fulfillment and adherence. More specifically this position will work cross-functionally with all groups who are involved in Enbrel patient promotional activity to ensure an optimized patient experience across all channels-including TV, digital, and call center. To ensure the team can capitalize on current and future opportunities that emerge, this position will also be responsible for ensuring the appropriate infrastructure investments (ex: IS/IT related elements) are made and appropriate policies are in place (ex: use of data received from connected devices).

Specific responsibilities:

  • Lead development of and oversee execution for the Enbrel patient/consumer promotional strategy

  • Oversee integration of all Enbrel patient-facing initiatives to optimize the patient experience

  • Determine optimal marketing mix for spend related to the patient experience

  • Work cross-functionally to ensure investments are made in appropriate internal systems and appropriate processes are developed to enable the team to capitalize on current and future opportunities

  • Determine appropriate KPIs for key elements of the patient experience and regularly track to support timely adjustments to tactics and mix

  • Maintain an updated patient journey and oversee the market research plan to develop new insights and ensure a fulsome understanding of the patient ecosystem

  • Lead team of experienced marketers

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree and 6 years of marketing experience


  • Master's degree and 10 years of marketing experience


  • Bachelor's degree and 12 years of marketing experience


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

Preferred Qualifications

  • A track record of success in a series of commercial roles of increasing scope, scale and complexity, with leading companies in the biopharmaceutical or health and wellness industry.

  • A best-in-class marketer with experience developing and implementing innovative commercial strategies within highly competitive markets where innovation and marketing prowess are a key factor of success.

  • Experience marketing to consumers across all channels

  • Experience managing call centers and consumer support programs

  • Successful track record of working cross-functionally and leading teams

  • Thorough understanding of the US healthcare system from a patient perspective

  • Prior experience with implementation of IS/IT systems

  • Ability to make decisions using data from multiple sources

  • Successful track record of managing >$50M annual budget and delivering significant returns

  • Solid understanding of US market access, pricing and reimbursement environment.

  • Commercial Acumen. Exceptional commercial acumen and instincts; superior strategic marketing skills; financial and business analysis competency. A strong command of classic and innovative marketing disciplines and techniques.

  • Creatively-Strategic Mindset. Demonstrated creativity in addressing strategic challenges; displays high intellectual curiosity and passion for learning; thinks out-of-the-box; asks the right questions; seeks expert opinions and insights; applies innovative ideas and takes measured risks. Develops and articulates a strong, value-based strategy.

  • Collaboration Skills. Works effectively in a team-based organization, collaborates cross functionally, builds alignment around key objectives and exercises influence at all levels. Readily builds consensus and achieves agreement on key priorities. Conducts effective meetings. Excellent listener; seeks broad input and feedback; employs frequent and effective follow-up.

  • Presentation Skills. Develops and delivers concise, relevant and well-supported briefings. Well-prepared and adapts presentation style to audience. Possesses the knowledge, credibility and maturity to influence senior management

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.