Amgen Global Marketing Exec Dir-Imlygic & Immuno-Oncology in Thousand Oaks, California

The Global Marketing Leader (GML) is a critical role in the Global Marketing organization that has a significant impact on products at all stages of the product life cycle. The GML is responsible for maximizing the value of assets and developing successful global brands and franchises by providing commercial guidance on development stage assets, developing and implementing global launch strategies, optimizing the impact of marketing budgets, managing the life cycle of marketed products and supporting business development's efforts to license and acquire external assets.

The GML position is complex and demanding, and will require a strong commercial executive with excellent marketing capabilities, strong analytical skills, superior cross-functional collaboration skills, the ability to operate globally and locally, and highly effective influencing skills. Success in this critical role will result in significant professional growth and advancement at Amgen.

Key responsibilities of this position:

The Global Marketing Exec Dir/ Global Marketing Leader (GML) serves as primary Global Commercial Operations (GCO) interface with Research & Development and Operations. You will provide commercial leadership and 'one GCO voice' throughout the lifecycle of the product and serve as a center of excellence for disseminating GCO best practices across regions.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Key contributor of the Product Team (PT)

  • Leadership of the Insight and Brand Platform Team

  • Development and execution of Global Commercial Plan (GCP)

  • Ensuring that Amgen maximize the value its pipeline and inline brands

  • Leading all Global Marketing activities for assigned brands consistent with agreed Global Marketing processes

  • Provide Commercial input on Business Development efforts

  • Manage and coordinate with our Partners

Key activities and accountabilities include the following:

  • Communicate commercial vision for the product

  • Ensure timeliness and quality of key commercial inputs

  • Forge strong relationships and cross-functional collaboration and regional collaboration

  • Represent commercial interests on Research Project Teams and licensing teams

  • Lead Insight and Brand Platform Team

  • Lead development and implementation of Global Commercial Plan

  • Communicate regional interests to create consolidated and integrated global marketingperspective - 'one GCO voice'

  • Lead and obtain approval from Oncology & Global Commercial Councils for cross regional tradeoffs

  • Ensure Insight and Brand Platform Team members including regions and functions deliver upon the GCP

  • Facilitate high quality and timely cross regional product specific knowledge and bestpractice sharing

  • Develop and oversee execution of global market research strategy

  • Develop and maintain core positioning and branding and ensure this is executed globally

  • Set/coordinate global pre-launch market development strategy

  • Develop market forecast pre-phase 2 and oversee aggregate forecast post phase 2

  • Co-development of documentation and portal materials and presentations

  • Manage global marketing budget in support of the above

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree & 6 years of Marketing experience


  • Master's degree & 10 years of Marketing experience


  • Bachelor's degree & 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

  • An MBA is strongly preferred

  • At least eight years of experience in a series of commercial roles of increasing scope, scale and complexity, with leading companies in the biopharmaceutical industry.

  • A best-in-class marketer with experience developing and implementing innovative global marketing and commercial strategies for pipeline products, successfully launching therapeutic products and repositioning products to maximize commercial value. Prior experience launching oncology products is highly desirable.

  • Prior experience in commercial positions with global responsibilities is important. Experience living and working outside the United States is highly desirable. Possesses an understanding of broad, global market dynamics and the cultural awareness and sensitivity to form relationships and work effectively with colleagues around the world.

  • Broad therapeutic area (Oncology) expertise. Has worked in diverse commercial roles supporting several different disease states, on products in various stages of the lifecycle, with a diverse set of customers in challenging and competitive markets.

  • Prior experience in a tactical, 'line' marketing role, implementing marketing strategies in local markets, is a plus.

  • Solid understanding of global market access, pricing and reimbursement issues.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment, managing global projects involving multiple functions and shared accountabilities.

  • Experience supporting product licensing and acquisition transactions. Has contributed commercial expertise in evaluating internal assets and prioritizing external opportunities. Has supported transactions by conducting due diligence, evaluating market dynamics, contributing modeling assumptions, and assisting with valuation.

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.