Amgen Medical Director - Global Medical Affairs Lead - Oncology, Solid Tumor Assets in Thousand Oaks, California
The Global Medical Affairs Lead (GMAL) is accountable for the development and execution of global medical affairs strategy for Amgen’s pipeline portfolio of assets in the Solid Tumor platform, including evidence generation, communication, and global external engagement.
The Global Medical Affairs Lead (GMAL) for Solid Tumor assets will:
Gather clinical insights and translate them into actionable strategies
Facilitate scientific engagement across a broad range of stakeholders to strengthen external understanding of the unmet need and medical value of Amgen’s pipeline portfolio of assets in the Solid Tumor platform
Serve as a core member of the Evidence Generation Team, partner with Global Development Leads on evidence generation activities, and ensure the Evidence Generation Plan addresses key regional/local needs.
Develop Potential Area of Scientific Interest (PASI) for Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS), and approve competitive grants, if applicable
Provide strategic direction for study design and execution for global medical affairs studies
Represent medical perspective on Product Team and other teams, as necessary
Enable access to medicines through clear understanding and education of treatment value in partnership with cross-functional stakeholders
Establish strategy for medical communications and related activities, e.g., product narrative, scientific platform, core content, publications, medical education, and congresses
Develop global medical strategic plan and ensure consistent execution of outputs through the Global Medical Affairs Teams (GMAT)
Contribute to Amgen's Global Safety and global Benefit/Risk profile of a molecule and ensure communication of the implications to external stakeholders
Facilitate and continue to build Amgen’s role as a science-based, patient-focused partner
Contribute to Advisory Board development and execution
Contribute to Global Value Dossier
Determine resource and budget allocation necessary to deliver on global medical strategy
MD/DO degree from an accredited medical school OR PhD OR PharmD
4 years of Medical Affairs experience or related experience in Oncology
Clinical and disease knowledge base in Oncology, specifically solid tumors
MD plus accredited fellowship in Oncology, board certified or board eligible
5+ years Medical Affairs experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO) that includes collaborations with integrated delivery networks, accountable care organizations, and/or payers
2+ years of clinical research experience and/or basic science combined with clinical teaching and patient care activities
Experience with stakeholder engagement and interactions ( e.g. , OLs, advocacy groups, payers)
Familiarity with global regulatory organizations, guidelines, and practices
Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and global regulations and guidelines
Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle, and commercialization processes, including but not limited to, clinical operations, commercial, regulatory, and medical affairs
History of solving problems while exhibiting sound scientific/medical judgment and a balanced, realistic understanding of issues
In-depth understanding of scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific, and practical rationale
Track record of success working with matrixed cross-functional teams
Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission – to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.
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.