Regulatory Writing Senior Manager - Thousand Oaks, CA | Biospace
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Regulatory Writing Senior Manager


Thousand Oaks, CA
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Amgen is seeking a Regulatory Writing Senior Manager.  This role will be based on our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA or could be managed as a remote work assignment.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of regulatory submission documents that comply with global regulatory standards
  • Write or oversee the writing of clinical study reports and Investigator Brochures for products in all phases of clinical development (phase 1 through 4)
  • Write CTD sections including the Summary of Clinical Efficacy, Summary of Clinical Safety, Summary of Clinical Pharmacology, Summary of Biopharmaceutics, Clinical Overview, Table of All Studies, briefing documents, and safety narratives
  • Write other regulatory submission documents (eg, RTQs, PIP, white papers, breakthrough therapy applications, orphan drug applications)
  • Manage study timelines for regulatory documents and regulatory submission strategy
  • Act as a functional area representative and lead on product teams
  • Train and mentor medical writers
  • Manage the work of GRW staff
  • Assist with the following activities: hiring, resourcing therapeutic areas and project teams, and departmental governance
  • Ensure quality of regulatory submission documents at all stages of development
  • Provide expertise and guidance on document design and principles of good medical writing to the department and product teams
  • Participate in departmental meetings, as well as departmental and cross-departmental initiatives, as appropriate


Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree & 2 years of Writing Regulatory or scientific submission/documents experience


Master's degree & 6 years of Writing Regulatory or scientific submission/documents experience


Bachelor's degree & 8 years of Writing Regulatory or scientific submission/documents experience


Associate's degree & 10 years of Writing Regulatory or scientific submission/documents experience


High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Writing Regulatory or scientific submission/documents experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS, MS or higher degree in biology, chemistry or other scientific discipline
  • 8+ years' experience in writing clinical and regulatory documents
  • Ability to effectively operate in an environment that requires negotiation, persuasion, collaboration, and analytical judgment
  • Ability to analyze medical data and interpret its significance
  • Advanced knowledge of scientific/technical writing and editing and of related regulatory guidance (eg, ICH) governing regulatory submission documents and industry compliance
  • Advanced written/oral communication skills and attention to detail
  • Understanding and application of principles, concepts, theories and standards of scientific/technical field
  • Strong time and project management skills, negotiating skills, and perseverance with a drive for results
  • Knowledge of management skills and supervising the work of others
  • Strong leadership in a team environment
  • Strong negotiator
  • Experience in mentoring, training, and directing others

Amgen is a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry. For more than 35 years, the company has tapped the power of scientific discovery and innovation to advance the practice of medicine. As a Fortune 500 company serving millions of patients, Amgen continues to be an entrepreneurial, science-driven enterprise dedicated to helping people fight serious illness.