Amgen Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs - Inflammation/Allergy (Open to Remote) in Thousand Oaks, California
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Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs - Inflammation/Allergy (Open to Remote)
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will support the Global Medical Lead and US Asset Lead in the development and execution of patient-focused medical strategies that maximize the value proposition of Amgen's therapies. These strategies will include annual strategic planning and goal setting, launch support and lifecycle management, and in collaboration with Global & US Medical Product Leads, appropriate cross-functional teams and governance. This role will have a special emphasis initially on US asthma launch, development of new LCM indications beyond asthma and support to US cross-functional team in execution of Amgen lead activities.
Key responsibilities will include:
Contribute to cross functional stakeholder teams in shaping the healthcare ecosystem by enabling access to medicines through evidence generation, communication and education of medical and economic value
Synthesize and integrate insights to deliver medical inputs into relevant cross regional/functional strategies, including relevant brand strategy
Foster and enhance collaboration and coordination across Medical within Amgen and cross-company alliance collaboration
Contribute to strategy development for scientific engagement across a broad range of stakeholders to strengthen external understanding of the unmet need and value of the product
Lead/support relationships with external healthcare community, including interactions with opinion leaders, payers and societies for scientific exchange, where appropriate
Develop/support and lead/support execution of the strategy for medical evidence generation that shapes our products and informs the practice of medicine ensuring key needs are met in alignment with global product medical and relevant brand strategy
Foster Amgen's reputation as a science-based, innovative and patient-focused reliable partner
Develop and/or contribute to execution of advocacy plans and strategies in partnership with internal stakeholders and lead relationships as appropriate
Partner with/support Global Regulatory Affairs and Safety in risk management/minimization activities and ensure communication of the implications to internal/external stakeholders
Member and Medical representative of relevant cross functional teams
May develop and manage medical product budget
Ensure conduct of medical activities in full compliance of all laws, regulations and SOPs
Ensure product/disease state/pipeline specific medical training where appropriate, may deliver training to others
Ensure appropriate clinical trial conduct as a key medical interface in close partnership with Global Development Operations (e.g. Site Management)
Provide strategic input into labels/regulatory/reimbursement/policy/ promotional used to support internal/external interactions
Determine scientific/medical subject matter appropriateness of labels/regulatory/reimbursement/policy/promotional and medical deliverables (e.g., slide decks, publications, educational activities) used to support internal/external interactions via appropriate review process
Contribute to strategy development for, review, approve and ensure dissemination of, medical communications and related activities (e.g., product narrative, scientific platform, core content, publications, medical education and congresses)
Provide support and leadership of advisory boards and other relevant meetings (e.g., investigator meetings, and/or expert panels)
Lead/support the development of data interpretation, analysis and communication for medical executed studies
Provide decision on IME, Donations, medical grants and sponsorships
Utilize global infrastructure for tracking, measuring and evaluating performance and ensure continuous performance improvement
Understand the expectations of key external stakeholders to support appropriate access to Amgen therapies
In partnership with cross-functional team, ensure informed budget/resource trade-offs
Facilitates Investigator Sponsored Studies through Amgen governance and manage study lifecycle (including communicating with investigators, as appropriate and ensuring accurate reporting of key milestone data)
Contribute to lifecycle management plan
While this position is based in Thousand Oaks, California, the hiring manager is open to a remote work arrangement.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The medical professional we seek is a leader with these qualifications.
MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school OR PharmD OR PhD
AND a) 2 years of clinical, research or basic science research in pulmonary or allergy and immunology OR b) 2 years of medical affairs or clinical development experience in pharmaceutical industry
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Specialty in Pulmonary or Allergy and Immunology
Demonstrated ability as a medical expert in a complex matrix environment
Pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process knowledge with understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Safety, Regulatory, Value & Access, and Medical Affairs
Experience in regional/local medical practice and healthcare ecosystems
Skilled at engagement, scientific exchange with external medical community
Clinical research experience
Scientific publication experience (developing manuscripts and/or congress abstracts)
In-depth understanding of the scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific and practical rationale
Familiarity with concepts of clinical research and clinical trial design, including biostatistics
Sound scientific and clinical judgment
Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), region regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory requirements
Familiarity of local pharmaceutical industry and legal/health system environment
Skilled at effectively presenting ideas and documenting complex medical/clinical concepts in both written and oral communication
History of solving problems while exhibiting superior judgment and a balanced, realistic understanding of issues
Network of medical, clinical contacts in product/therapeutic area
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
Apply now for a career that defies imagination
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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.