Amgen Global Workspace Solutions Senior Associate in Thousand Oaks, California

Amgen is in search of a Senior Associate, to be part of our Global Workplace Solutions team. The Senior Associate will report directly to the Engineering Projects Director, and will work from our corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Global Workspace Solutions (formerly Global Asset Planning) delivers innovative and effective space solutions that enable energized and engaging workplaces in support of Amgen's strategy. The Senior Associate is responsible for planning, design and utilization of office and laboratory spaces globally in support of strategic master plans and real estate strategies. They will partner with GWS Master Planning and Real Estate Strategy to ensure design and scope is in alignment with strategic master plans. In addition, the Senior Associate collaborates closely with site management, clients and facilities & engineering teams to ensure the successful construction and implementation of new office and laboratory spaces.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Understanding of office and lab space planning including design, construction, renovation and operations

  • Deepens knowledge of workspaces through exposure and continuous learning

  • Knowledge of related regulatory/industry considerations and compliance issues

  • Applies research, information gathering, and analytical interpretation skills to problems of diverse scope

  • Works under general direction, guided by function's objectives or assignment

  • Recognizes and escalates problems

  • Applies knowledge and understanding of customer needs

  • Establishes working relationships with others outside area of expertise

  • GWS/GBS Ambassador

  • Recognized workspace expert at Amgen

  • Global program manager mindset

  • Trusted partner with strong communication skills

  • Problem solving capabilities

  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and ambiguity

  • Process and metrics-driven

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree


Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Project Management experience


Associate's degree and 6 years of Project Management experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Embody Amgen Values

  • Strong analytical / quantitative skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong time and project management skills

  • Ability to work in teams and take on several projects at one time

  • Ability to problem solve and propose process efficiencies to be implemented

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Interest and experience in using technology to improve work efficiency

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.