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Amgen Senior Project Manager – US Commercialization and Regional Program Management in Thousand Oaks, California


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. 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. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us.

Senior Project Manager - US Commercialization and Regional Program Management


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will drive the development and manages the execution of high quality, integrated, cross-functional global and regional (US) medical plans in support of the overall program strategy for assigned programs. You will apply project management best practices in the development, initiation, planning, and execution of global and US medical plans.

The Senior Project Manager – Regional Program Management is responsible for:

  • Partners with medical leads to develop high quality, integrated, global and US medical plans that are aligned with the overall program strategy

  • Identifies key deliverables for each function within the medical team and their inter-dependencies

  • Ensures cross-functional alignment and accountability

  • Identifies project issues or resource gaps and facilitates resolution

  • Drives decision making according to Amgen’s decision-making framework (DAI)

  • Monitors progress on team goals, key deliverables and adherence to timelines

  • Conducts risk management and scenario planning; drives the development of contingency and/or risk mitigation plans

  • Documents issues, decisions and action items from global and US medical teams meetings

  • Escalates key medical issues to GPM or cross-functional sub-team leader

  • Coordinates activities with external business partners and alliances, where applicable

  • Coordinates medical Insights collection, integration, communication, and incorporation into program medical strategy

  • Drives and leads medical teams performance and effectiveness in partnership with the medical team lead

  • Develops team communication across functions

  • Leads and/or participates in special department, cross-functional projects


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dynamic professional we seek is a Project Manager with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Project Management experience


Master’s degree and 4 years of Project Management experience


Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of Project Management experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Project Management experience


High School diploma / GED and 12 years of Project Management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of industry experience in the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, or other Healthcare-related field

  • 4+ years of experience in a drug development Project Management role

  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams

  • Drug Development knowledge with basic to strong understanding of other functions relevant to the position which may include: Research, Preclinical, Clinical, Medical, Manufacturing, Commercial and Regulatory. Utilization of Project Management tools, methodologies, practices and infrastructure, as related to the Biopharmaceutical Industry


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

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for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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.​