Amgen Manager, Data Strategy and Governance in Thousand Oaks, California

The Manager, Data Strategy and Governance works in partnership with U.S. Commercial Information Management Director and stakeholders to oversee and manage a comprehensive U.S. Commercial Data Strategy and Governance program for centralized data acquisition, intake, issue resolution, management, and governance across all U.S. Commercial cross-functional areas and systems.

This position collaborates across key functions within U.S. Commercial (i.e. Sales, Marketing, Managed Markets, BAI, Incentive Compensation, CCOE, Value & Access, etc.) as well as other key corporate functions including but not limited to: IS, Compliance, HR and Procurement (GSS), for end-to-end data intake, planning, delivery, and performance management.

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Defines and manages data intake, acquisition, delivery, and performance of all data assets for U.S. Commercial Organization

  • Champions and manages the development and maintenance of the U.S. Commercial Data catalog, which will maintain an up to date inventory of all data assets and relevant information about how to leverage and access the data

  • Provides subject matter expertise and advises commercial stakeholders on existing data assets and how they can be leveraged for analysis/insight generation

  • Provides overall vendor management process and contract negotiation

  • Provides analysis and recommendations to identify, acquire, curate, and leverage new data sources to address data gaps in an integrated manner

  • Develops data standards and policies in partnership with senior leaders and partners

  • Optimizes usage of data assets across U.S. Commercial by ensuring broad, timely communication of available data sources

  • Partners with other functions across the enterprise to effectively leverage non-commercial data assets where possible

  • Serves as liaison between U.S. Commercial Sales & Marketing teams and vendors, IS, Incentive Compensation, Market Research, BAI, and other U.S. Commercial functions to ensure ongoing monitoring and timely resolution on data related issues

  • Provides end to end project management to ensure requests for data are fulfilled efficiently and effectively to meet Commercial data needs

  • Oversees vendors, establishes SLAs, and leads contracting processes

  • Provides training and communication to enhance data knowledge and increase utilization across Commercial Center of Excellence

  • Accountable for budget tracking, management, reporting, and adherence across all US Commercial data purchases

Relocation is not provided for this position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree


  • Master's degree and 2 years of project or data management experience


  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of project or data management experience


  • Associate's degree and 10 years of project or data management experience


  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of project or data management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or data management

  • 3+ years of project or data management related experience gained in biotechnology, pharmaceutical or healthcare product public relations including agency and/or corporate

  • Deep knowledge, understanding and ability to interpret and analyze data and its applications including but not limited to sales, customer, patient, plan/payer, claims, etc.

  • Experience in working with key functional areas within U.S. Commercial (i.e. Sales, Marketing, Managed Markets, BAI, Incentive Compensation, CCOE, Value & Access, etc.)

  • Solid business acumen and maturity

  • Strong communication and project management skills

  • Excellent diplomacy and facilitation skills; ability to influence without authority.

  • Understands best practices across the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience analyzing commercial data, analytics, and reports

  • Previous experience performing the functions in the position listed above

  • Ability to work successfully cross-functionally and lead large cross functional teams and budgets

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.