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Amgen Medical Writing Senior Manager in Thousand Oaks, California

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 searching for a Medical Writing Senior Manager to join our Hematology/Oncology Therapeutic Area team. The applicant will provide leadership and expertise in publication development and execution for our marketed and pipeline Hematology/Oncology products.

The Medical Writing Senior Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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.)

  • Manage outsourced projects and ensure quality, alignment, and timely completion while staying on track with allocated budgets

  • 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

  • Lead discussions on appropriate publication innovations (enhanced content, etc.) and execute appropriately

  • Ensure alignment of publication content with product strategy, communication objectives, and lexicon

  • Drive timelines and advance multiple projects simultaneously

  • Serve as an internal resource to cross-functional teams regarding compliant publication practices

Additional activities may include:

  • Lead critical functional or cross-functional initiatives

  • Mentor and/or manage internal staff and/or vendors

  • Understand the evolving publications landscape through engagement with and participation in professional societies

Travel occasionally (up to 10%)

Basic 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD, MD, PharmD with at least 3 years of publication development industry experience in the bio-pharmaceutical sector

  • Experience in Hematologic malignancies, in particular Multiple Myeloma, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, or Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

  • 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 to senior leadership on topics regarding publication planning and data dissemination

  • Ability to lead and/or facilitate effective team meetings

  • Experience collaborating with clinical investigator authors on publication development

  • Experience managing budgets and vendors

  • Knowledgeable about ICMJE - I nternational Committee of Medical Journal Editors Recommendations, GPP3 - Good Publication Practice 3 guidelines

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, as well as work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen!

Amgen provides a comprehensive Total Rewards Program designed to enhance the long term financial, physical, and overall well-being of our staff and their families. We offer competitive compensation, long term incentive opportunities, generous paid time off, 401k, medical, dental and vision just to name a few.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen champions 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.

Join Us

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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