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Amgen Global Medical Asset Lead, Medical Director- Thoracic Oncology US- Remote 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. Join us.

Global Asset Lead, Medical Director


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you are accountable for the development and implementation of the global medical affairs strategy for the Thoracic portfolio. Through cross-functional collaboration and deep understanding of the treatment landscape, the thoracic oncology medical lead will provide strategic direction in the development of the global medical plans including external engagement, communication and evidence generation strategies and contribute to the overall global product strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Development team to accelerate innovative thoracic pipeline by providing medical strategic input on treatment landscape, registrational programs and product life cycle management

  • Serve as a core member to represent Medical Affairs in the Evidence Generation Team (EGT), the Integrated Brand Team (IBT) and the Product Team (PT).

  • Lead the development of the Global Medical Strategic Plan and ensure consistent execution of outputs through the Global Medical Affairs Teams (GMAT)

  • Partner with Global Cross Functional Leads and Global Platform Medical Director (GPMD) on evidence generation activities.

  • Develop Potential Area of Scientific Interest (PASI) for Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS)

  • Lead the development and support the execution of Global Expanded Access Programs for Thoracic assets

  • Enable access to medicines through clear understanding and education of treatment value in partnership with cross-functional stakeholders

  • Support the development of the medical communication strategy and related activities, e.g., product narrative, scientific platform, core content, publications, medical education, and congresses

  • Contribute to Amgen's Global Safety and global Benefit/Risk profile of a molecule and ensure communication of the implications to external stakeholders

  • Facilitate and continue to build Amgen’s role as a science-based, patient-focused partner

  • Contribute to Advisory Board development and execution

  • Contribute to Global Value Dossier

  • Determine resource and budget allocation necessary to deliver on global medical strategy


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The medical professional we seek has these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school OR PhD OR Pharm AND 2 years of clinical research experience and/or basic science research

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in oncology

  • 5+ years of patient clinical experience in lung cancer

  • 2+ years of medical affairs experience in the pharma/biotech industry

  • 3+ years of scientific or medical research

  • Accredited fellowship in a sub-specialty, board certified or equivalent

  • Management and leadership experience in a direct report and non-direct report framework with complex cross-functional responsibilities


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

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

Join Us

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.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

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.

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