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Amgen Strategic Planning & Operations Senior Manager in Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


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.

Strategic Planning & Operations Senior Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will be a partner to one of the therapeutic area (TA) heads within Global Development to drive alignment of functional deliverables to portfolio progression priorities, driving leadership team effectiveness, providing project management leadership, implementing change management, driving process improvement and leading the business operations for the function. This position will report to the Global Development Strategy Executive Director and partner with other SP&Os to support the TA business operations.

  • Support the function head in strategy development, goal setting, execution of organizational plans, creation of organizational communications, project management and implementation of functional projects

  • Generate and provide reports, dashboards and presentations, including Operating/Business Reviews, All-Staff presentations, & reports on business performance

  • Develop and lead functional budget and resource planning and tracking in alignment with the global budget process

  • Oversee the validation and maintenance of functional resource algorithms and review of resource forecasting assessments

  • Drive process for headcount tracking and new position approvals and work with leaders and HR on appropriate recruiting, onboarding, and talent management activities

  • Turn unstructured business issues/requests into appropriate action plans and projects that result in high quality, significant and impactful deliverables

  • Drive the preparation and orchestrate functional leadership and staff meetings to achieve strategic objectives of the organization, including agenda preparation, presentation development and facilitating external speaker engagement.

  • Represent the business strategy for the Function and partner with other functions such as Human Resources, Finance, Corporate Communications in support of the strategy and goals

  • Lead or Represent the Function on process change and improvement initiatives

  • Develop and maintain business relationships and drive standard processes with other Global Development SP&Os and across R&D functions/ departments


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The highly competent professional we seek is a go getter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of related experience in biopharma setting, OR

  • Master's degree and 4 years of related experience in biopharma setting, OR

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of related experience in biopharma setting OR

  • Associate’s degree and 10 years of related experience in biopharma setting OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of related experience in biopharma

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA, PhD, PharmD, or Master’s Degree with 10 years of work experience in lab sciences and biopharmaceutical industry with 4 or more years of that experience in R&D with good knowledge of clinical development, financial budgeting, and workforce strategies

  • Proven leader who has experience leading cross-functional teams and organizational change initiatives, including experience in case development

  • Excellent conceptual problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatically scope problem solving approach, and handle execution

  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills with the ability to influence different styles and individuals at different levels in organization

  • Demonstrated organization management experience including developing and mentoring staff


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

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 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 accommodation.