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Amgen Director, European Regulatory and R&D Policy in Uxbridge, United Kingdom

Role Title

Amgen Global Regulatory and R&D Policy team are looking for an experienced Director, European Regulatory and R&D Policy.

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Your Global Regulatory and R&D Policy Team:

This role reports to the European Lead, Director, Global Regulatory and R&D Policy. The Regulatory and R&D Policy group develops and advances key policy priorities at Amgen.

Your role overview:

As the Director, European Regulatory and R&D Policy, you are a solutions-oriented self-starter that has demonstrable experience in successfully executing European regulatory policy strategies. This is so you can create an optimal regulatory environment that rewards innovation in biologic therapies. As the successful candidate, you will lead the development and articulation of Amgen's positions on regulatory policies that impact Amgen's business. The scope of leadership responsibilities span policy topics and focuses mainly on Europe. It is essential that can engage regulatory authorities, and industry and professional associations at the policy level.

Your responsibilities:

  • You have extensive experience with a range of regulatory, safety, and R&D policy topics as assigned.

  • You have proven experience leading the development and execution of strategic plans for each assigned policy area.

  • You will ensure that Amgen's regulatory, safety and R&D policy positions are successfully represented to inform policy development and implementation.

  • You will provide internal stakeholders with strategic regulatory and R&D policy perspectives.

  • You will guide and advise senior leadership in selecting issues, establishing priorities and developing and executing regulatory policy advocacy plans.

  • You will support the creation of necessary infrastructure/processes for developing the regulatory policy function.

  • You will influence the development and articulation of Amgen's position on regulatory and R&D policies that impact Amgen's business.

  • You will represent Amgen in interactions with external regulatory, political, policy and professional organizations in a manner that aligns with the 'one Amgen' approach.

Your qualifications and required experience:

Master’s degree in public health, life sciences, public policy, business administration and/or a law degree.

Proven experience and skills needed:

  • Demonstrable experience in policy development, analysis and influencing

  • Experience building and leveraging relationships within European based industry associations preferred

Location: Uxbridge or Cambridge


Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including bonus scheme

About our company:

Amgen is one of the world’s largest independent biotechnology companies, with global revenue of $23 billion and nearly 20,000 employees globally. For more than 35 years, Amgen has pioneered biotechnology breakthroughs, to bring state-of-the-art medicines from laboratory to the patient. Amgen has not only discovered and developed innovative human therapeutics, we have invested in cutting edge manufacturing capability and support services to deliver these exciting therapies to medical teams around the world.

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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.