Amgen Medical Writing Manager in Thousand Oaks, California
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
You’ve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you’ve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.
Medical Writing Manager
What you will do
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Collaborate with authors to generate content for abstracts, posters, orals, and manuscripts that appropriately communicates the scientific significance and value to the target audience (discovery, clinical, health economics, observational research, etc.)
Understand the publication landscape (journals, congresses, readership, etc.) and advise the Publication Team and authors accordingly
Demonstrate disease state expertise and knowledge of current medical and/or regulatory issues related to the product
Participate in discussions on appropriate publication innovations (improved content, etc.) and execute appropriately
Ensure alignment of publication content with product strategy, communication objectives, and lexicon
Develop and manage relationships with both internal and external partners
Drive timelines and advance multiple projects simultaneously
Work with Project Managers and Publication Coordinators to ensure that publication records in the system of record (Data Vision) are current and accurate
Serve as internal resource to cross-functional teams regarding compliant publication practices
Manage outsourced projects and ensure quality, alignment, and timely completion while staying on track with allocated budgets
Additional activities may include:
Manage deliverables for more than one product
Participate in functional or cross-functional initiatives
Understand the evolving publications landscape through engagement with and participation in professional societies
Travel occasionally (up to 10%)
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The professional we seek is a team-player with these qualifications.
Doctorate degree and 2 years of publication development industry experience Or
Master’s degree and 6 years of publication development industry experience Or
Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of publication development industry experience Or
Associate’s degree and 10 years of publication development industry experience Or
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of publication development industry experience
PhD, MD, PharmD with at least 2 years of publication development industry experience in the bio-pharmaceutical sector
Experience preparing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed medical journals as well as abstracts and posters or oral presentations for scientific congresses
Demonstrated record of executing strategically and tactically in a highly matrixed environment working with cross-functional, dynamic teams
Comfort with providing strategic input on topics regarding publication planning and data dissemination
Ability to lead and/or facilitate effective team meetings
Experience leading projects with limited supervision
Experience collaborating with clinical investigator authors on publication development
Outstanding analytical, communication, organizational, project management and interpersonal skills
Experience managing budgets and working with vendors
Proficient in word processing, including touch-typing, and pertinent software (eg, Microsoft Office, EndNote, Adobe Illustrator)
Knowledgeable about ICMJE - I nternational Committee of Medical Journal Editors Recommendations, GPP3 - Good Publication Practice 3 guidelines
Some of the vast rewards of working here
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.
Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
A 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—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
for a career that defies imagination
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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.