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Amgen Senior Human Resources Business Partner - Rhode Island Manufacturing Site in West Greenwich, Rhode Island


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.

Senior Human Resources Business Partner


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world. In this vital individual contributor Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) role you will use well-developed consulting skills to provide strategic HR partnership to business teams / functions at the Amgen Rhode Island (ARI) site to enable them to achieve key business objectives and increase organizational effectiveness. You will drive organizational design strategies such as agile workforce planning in collaboration with site leaders to ensure we are developing capabilities for long term success of this manufacturing site and network. This position will be located at West Greenwich Rhode Island and will report to the HR Director of the site.


  • Serve as a trusted thought-partner and advisor to ARI functional leaders guiding the execution of assigned HR programs, processes, communications & strategic initiatives

  • Create & lead HR strategy for assigned business teams based on business priorities & challenges.

  • Coach client teams on HR and business-related issues to effect change in the organization.

  • Support & participate (as needed) in the global delivery of HR initiatives, identifying and managing opportunities in their client group to support the achievement of strategic goals

  • Drive organizational scale and productivity for business teams; lead organizational change initiatives.

  • Drive the performance and talent management programs, identify talent gaps, programs to improve employee retention and develop internal candidate pipelines

  • Be an engaged advisor for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB) efforts to ensure alignment with Amgen’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and relevance for the ARI workforce.

  • Partner closely with site Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and other site engagement programs

  • Model and instill Amgen culture and organizational values for the site

  • Partner with HR centers of expertise (COE) to provide HR solutions to meet business needs

  • Analyze HR key metrics and use data to develop targeted HR talent strategies

  • Use employee sensing data via Surveys to identify focus areas and drive site-wide action planning based on survey results

  • Stay current on leading HR trends and deliver practical and insightful thought leadership, including the development and personal growth of our people.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Human Resources professional we seek is self-driven and also a team-player with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree & 2 years Human Resources experience


Master’s degree & 4 years of Human Resources experience


Bachelor’s degree & 6 years of Human Resources experience


Associate’s degree & 10 years of Human Resources experience


High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Human Resources experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master's degree with emphasis in such areas as organizational development, management, human resources, employee/labor relations, or equivalent.

  • 8+ years of progressively complex/strategic HR experience, including organization effectiveness, staff relations, compensation, talent development, and recruitment.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand business needs and develop strategic and practical solutions to tangible business challenges, sound knowledge of applicable employment laws, regulations, and business practices related to the field of Human Resources.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities, adapt to ever changing demands, and possess an intellectual curiosity, desire and ability to understand the business.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, consulting, and project management skills.

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with and influence all levels of management, and executives.

  • Demonstrated ability to partner well with other HR and business functions.


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.

  • 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

  • Demonstrated ability to partner well with other HR and business functions.

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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.

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.

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