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Amgen Global Publications Senior Manager 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 Publications Senior Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will provide leadership and expertise in publication planning and implementation within the Oncology Therapeutic Area (TA). This role is responsible for working with large cross-functional teams to communicate Amgen’s scientific data through high quality peer-reviewed publications to the global healthcare community, enabling informed decision making for optimal patient care and access to Amgen products.

  • Align with key partners (e.g. clinical development, global medical affairs) to develop product communication strategy for publications and key tier 1 congresses

  • Conduct and lead disease and product landscape analyses to guide publications strategy

  • Partner with cross-functional areas including Research and Development (R&D), Global Health Economics (GHE), Center for Observational Research (CFOR), Discovery Research, Legal, Regulatory, and Commercia to develop and implement the Publication Plan

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners, including writers, business partners, and vendors, to implement impactful publications that align with the teams’ strategy and communication objectives

  • Ensure compliance with Amgen publication policy and external publication guidelines

  • Oversight of outsourcing budget and vendors who assist with analyses and publication content development

  • Engage and collaborate with external authors, investigators, and congresses to discuss and plan publication content

  • Develope effective external relationships with business partners

  • Develope publication development timelines and content development of abstracts, posters, oral presentations, and manuscripts

  • Maintain knowledge of published literature in relevant therapeutic areas

  • Partner with the Global Core Content (GCC) lead to lead development of product medical communication strategy, and ensure relevant publication content is incorporated into global scientific communications for the product

  • Support key scientific congresses and meetings

  • Provide oncology publications team with education and training on publication processes and standard methodologies

  • Occasional travel may be required; up to 10%.

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Support the management and prioritization of publication budgets and allocation of writing resources across products

  • Contribute to the development of cross-functional deliverables

  • Lead or participate in critical functional or cross-functional initiatives


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our outstanding contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a champion with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of publication planning experience

  • Master’s degree & 6 years of publication planning experience

  • Bachelor’s degree & 8 years of publication planning experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD, MD, PharmD, with 4+ years of Clinical Development/Medical Affairs/Regulatory experience in the biopharmaceutical sector

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project management/planning skills

  • Strong writing and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic input to senior leadership and influence decision making, particularly on topics regarding publication planning, data dissemination, and data disclosure requirements

  • Demonstrated record of executing strategically and tactically in a highly matrixed environment working with cross-functional, dynamic teams

  • Clear understanding of current publication environment, ICMJE, GPP3, and other global guidelines related to publications, scientific data communication, and transparency standards

  • Ability to foster collaborative relationships with relevant stakeholder groups to enable development of robust and executable publication plans

  • Experience in publication planning

  • Experience in medical writing and/or managing external publication vendors and medical writers

  • Understanding of clinical trial design and execution, statistical methods, and clinical trial data reporting requirements

  • Strong computer and database skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products and Datavision


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we 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

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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.

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