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Amgen Observational Research Senior Manager – Oncology in Tokyo, Japan

The Senior Manager of Observational Research within Amgen’s Center for Observational Research will guide the epidemiology research in oncology for clinical drug development, regulatory decision-making, and improving patient outcomes. The role will serve as a strong partner with cross-geography teams, cross-functional teams, and the external research community. This location of the role is open within Amgen offices in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, or Australia.

The role is responsible for:

a) Designing and conducting observational studies that make significant contributions to the scientific direction of investigational molecules:

  • Describe the distribution of disease and natural history

  • Demonstrate creative thought in applying methodological solutions

  • Conduct research to highest standards of the profession

  • Lead manuscripts submitted to peer reviewed journals and internal reports

  • Leverage project management resources to ensure timely deliverables

b) Advancing Amgen’s core capabilities to conduct observational research within Asia

  • Be an active participant within the external community of professionals for advancing the use of real-world evidence to inform decision-making

  • Leverage and build upon Amgen’s progressing epidemiological methods and innovative analytical capabilities to support Amgen’s leadership role within the industry

  • Participate in data strategy

  • Further establish processes for the operations of observational research

c) Engaging with key stakeholders in local, regional, and global cross-functional teams

  • Coach and facilitate awareness to the appropriate use and timing of observational research to answer high-priority strategic questions

  • Monitor stakeholder priorities and align resources against those priorities

  • Communicate significant scientific information to a variety of audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in epidemiology or other subject with high observational research content or MD with a master’s degree in a subject with observational research content

  • Experience in the design, execution, and analysis of observation research studies within the pharmaceutical or academic setting

  • Record of publications in clinical or observational research

  • Experience in observational research project planning and management

  • Excellent verbal and writing communication in English

  • Experience in the Asia-Pacific region

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree or

  • Master's degree and 5 years of scientific experience

  • No relocation/visa support provided. Must be eligible to work in one of the mentioned hosting locations for this role.

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