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Amgen Manager Business Performance 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.

Manager, Business Performance


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. We currently have an opportunity in the Process Development Business Strategy Integration (BSi) group for a Manager, Business Performance who will help to drive Process Development strategy, goals, and cross-functional initiatives.

Process Development is responsible for enabling commercialization of the product pipeline, product lifecycle management, and technical manufacturing support of Amgen commercial products. BSi maximizes Process Development’s ability to deliver on the highest value opportunities by bridging the business of Amgen and the science of PD through cross-functional alignment and integrated business insights. We do this through 4 strategic pillars: (1) Data and Systems, (2) Insights and Decision Support, (3) Productivity and Financials, and (4) Operational Strategy.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the BSi PD group. The successful candidate will drive strategic initiatives and analyses to provide guidance to the PD senior leadership. Working with our business partners and PD functional groups this person will also develop and manage key communications within PD.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead development of effective strategies to achieve PD mission, vision, and goals working with senior leadership and staff across Process Development.

  • Provide facilitation for key cross functional initiatives, including charter development, meeting and workshop facilitation and translation into meaningful output.

  • Work with PD senior management to create, track, and deliver on PD’s OKRs (Objective & Key Results)

  • Develop KPI framework and tools for Process Development considering and implementing opportunities for automation.

  • Work with PD senior management and staff to perform strategic, operational, and financial analysis to drive business case recommendations

  • Perform trend analysis to drive decisions.

  • Communicate analysis and recommendations to PD senior management and develop communication materials (e.g. operating reviews).

  • Working under minimal direction, managing multiple assignments.


What we expect of you

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree


Master’s degree and 2 years of engineering, science or business management experience


Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of engineering, science or business management experience


Associate’s degree and 10 years of engineering, science or business management experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of engineering, science or business management experience

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The highly motivated professional we seek has the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in strategic ideation, facilitation, and advancement.

  • Project management skills to review and understand timelines based on cross-functional inputs and assumptions.

  • Ability to multitask; effectively prioritize, plan, and follow through on complex projects.

  • Ability to manage and lead complex, cross-functional team responsible for driving Continuous Improvement in Process Development in alignment with the Operation’s network.

  • Demonstrated understanding of drug development, commercialization, product lifecycle management, and operations planning

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally.

  • Good business acumen, high-level strategic thinking and strong analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to structure, pragmatically scope, and solve abstract and complex problems.

  • Strong writing and presentation skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to drive decisions.

  • Proven experience as a member and leader of a high performing team.

  • Proven leadership skills, organizational and project management experience.

  • Experience developing and mentoring staff.

  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint.


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.

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.

Amgen requires all staff in the United States and Puerto Rico to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.