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Amgen Observational Research Senior Manager Oncology in Uxbridge, United Kingdom


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.



What you will do

In this vital role you will conceptualize, design, conduct, analyse, interpret and publish observational research supporting drug development programmes and regulatory submissions, investigating post-marketing safety and effectiveness for Amgen’s products.

  • You will be the technical expert in a cross-functional team to: identify evidence needs; understand how RWE can be used to support the product development and commercialization strategy; and develop, maintain and expand a portfolio of observational research activities to support these strategies.

  • You will develop strong partnerships with internal stakeholders to meet the product needs.

  • You will plan resource allocation to accomplish multiple research projects and attain project and study timelines.

  • You will identify innovative, timely and cost-effective methods to conduct epidemiologic studies.

  • You will help build and facilitate Amgen research collaborations with opinion leaders and professional societies, particularly those overseeing relevant disease registries

  • You will contribute to the development of an efficient RWE ecosystem that supports effective development and commercialization of Amgen assets.

  • You will promote understanding and use of observational research methods in drug development and commercialization

Be part of our team

The Center for Observational Research (CfOR) leads Amgen’s strategic effort to optimally leverage real world evidence (RWE) to help increase the efficiency of drug development and drug commercialization. To ensure optimal support of Amgen business, Amgen’s CfOR is a global organisation with an agile structure combining teams of highly talented real-world data scientists, epidemiologists, statistical programmers and operational experts coupled with industry-leading analytical capability in its RWE ecosystem. You will be joining a well-established, dynamic team operating out of the UK R&D hub.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. What we seek in you as an experienced professional, are these qualifications and skills:

  • Master’s degree or PhD in Epidemiology (or other subject with high observational research content) or Medical degree with demonstrable observational research experience.

  • Demonstrable experience leading pharmaco-epidemiologic research programs in a drug development environment.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to develop credibility with colleagues within and outside observational research, as well as interact effectively in multi-disciplinary matrix teams to influence decisions.

  • Broad experience in collaborating with internal/external research partners and in managing multiple tasks and complex projects.

  • Ability to work well within a business-driven environment, balance priorities and handle multiple tasks through careful planning, stakeholder management, project administration, and organisational skills.

  • Experience in research project planning and management.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate scientific evidence to peers and at scientific meetings.


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

LOCATION - Uxbridge with flexibility to work from home


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.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, colour, 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.