Amgen Medical Director, US Medical Lead - GI Oncology in Thousand Oaks, California
The US Medical Organization, Medical Director, Oncology, US Medical Leader (USML) is the single point of accountability and matrix leader for US Medical strategies, including US launch and life cycle management. The USML is responsible for:
Leading the development, execution and communication of the US Medical Team (USMT) plan.
Collaborating with the US Brand Team in the brand/launch planning process to ensure alignment between medical and brand activities
Data generation in the US (including Ph4, HE, Observational, and Non-Amgen Sponsored Clinical Research (NASCR)) in partnership with Development Operations, Center for Observational Research and Global Health Economics in support of global development and regional strategies
Partnering with the Amgen Therapeutic Area (TA) field-based, Regional Medical Liaisons (RMLs) and HOPE (Health Outcomes and Payer) RML teams to develop and maintain relationships with external clinical community, including interactions with opinion leaders, payers and medical societies for scientific exchange
Developing US advocacy plan in partnership with Medical Communications, US Value & Access, and Global Development
Providing US-focused medical input into global Development strategy, study design and deliverables (e.g., protocol, CSR, manuscript)
Ensuring consistency of clinical content and scientific messages across publications and materials
Budgeting and forecast accuracy within area of responsibility
Coaching, mentoring and developing team members
Provide interpretation of clinical study data
MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school
2 years of clinical research experience and/or basic science research in Oncology
Board certified or board eligible
Clinical research/medical affairs experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO) that includes collaborations with integrated delivery networks, accountable care organizations, and/or payers
Experience with clinical study management and conduct
Familiarity with US health care compliance considerations
Experience with opinion leader interactions
Experience with integrated delivery networks, accountable care organizations, and payers
Broad and formal leadership experience
Pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process knowledge with advanced understanding of other functions; including, but not limited to, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Regulatory, and Medical Affairs
Therapeutic area knowledge
Network of customer contacts in therapeutic area
Knowledge of local pharmaceutical industry and legal/health system environment
Finance/budgeting and resource management experience
Track record of leadership
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.
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.