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Amgen Medical Communications Manager in Thousand Oaks, California

Reporting to the Solid Tumor – Gastrointestinal & Genitourinary Global Medical Communications team lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing high quality, scientifically rigorous resources that communicate the science and data on Amgen’s Oncology portfolio, while adhering to internal guidelines, SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), policies and industry regulations.

This will include, but not limited to:

  • Developing de novo global and US scientific content to be used in regional medical communications and regionalizing global medical communications resources for Medical Information and Regional Medical Liaisons

  • Supporting strategy and scientific content development for global and regional scientific meetings, including execution of congress deliverables, disease state education programs and developing/adapting scientific content for online resources (e.g. websites, microsites, virtual congresses)

  • Supporting strategy and scientific content development for scientific advisory boards

  • Review field-based promotional and educational materials for scientific accuracy as part of the Material Approval and Compliance (MAC)

  • Respond to level 2 escalations from the call center to help address external customer questions regarding Amgen products and pipeline molecules relevant to the therapeutic area

  • This role requires the ability to collaborate in a dynamic environment with multiple global and regional cross-functional teams, as well as to manage external providers and project-associated budgets.

  • Approximately 10% travel

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree

OR

Master’s degree and 3 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

Associate’s degree and 10 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree (PharmD, PhD, MD, DO) with one or more years of cumulative experience in Medical/Scientific Affairs, Clinical Development, Clinical Research, patient care, and/or basic research.

  • Prior experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development within the bio-pharmaceutical industry (or clinical experience) in the Hematology/Oncology disease area

  • Understanding of Scientific Communications projects including disease state education programs, advisory boards, congress/publication plans, and RML resources

  • Understanding of Medical Information capabilities, literature surveillance, adverse event and product complaints requirements

  • Experience with marketed products and late-stage pipeline products

  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills and the ability to critically analyze the scientific literature to form logical opinions and communicate key business and clinical information at multiple levels

  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the legal and regulatory guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products

  • The ability to work in teams and interface in a dynamic environment across corporate functions

  • Prior experience managing consultants and vendors is desired

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients — we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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.

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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.​

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