Global Publications Sr Mgr

Thousand Oaks, California
May 18, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

The successful candidate is accountable for providing leadership and expertise in publication planning and execution to product teams in the Intercontinental [ICON] region to ensure the development of high-quality publications that communicate the clinical evidence supporting the value of Amgen's products. This individual will be responsible for the development and execution of regional publication plans that are aligned with the objectives of the Global Publication Plans. He or she will be based in Thousand Oaks, CA and will report to the Director of Regions and Operations in Global Publications.

Additional responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Working cross-functionally with the members of evidence-generation teams in the ICON region and local affiliates to develop impactful publications that support regional and local medical objectives
  • Partnering with Global Publication Planning Leads to ensure alignment of regional and local publication concepts with the objectives of Global Product Publication Plans
  • Collaborating with external authors and study investigators to discuss concepts for publications
  • Planning and managing the publications budget; hiring and overseeing the work of publication vendors or independent contractors
  • Managing the development and submission of publications according to planned timelines and budget and in compliance with the publication SOP
  • Ensuring the quality of publications from content and editorial perspectives
  • Keeping regional and local teams informed on updates to publication plans or tactics
  • Promoting awareness of and ensuring compliance with Amgen's publication SOP and procedures among regional and local medical teams and external authors
  • Maintaining knowledge of published literature and treatment landscape in relevant therapeutic areas
  • Able to travel for business (up to 15%)

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience
Master's degree and 6 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience
Bachelor's degree and 8 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience
Associate's degree and 10 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD, MD, PharmD, with 4 years of experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development
  • Excellent English-language written and oral communication skills
  • Proven success in strategic publication planning and tactical execution in a cross-cultural team setting
  • Experience in medical writing and/or managing publication vendors
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Solid understanding of good publication practices and guidelines
  • Comfort with providing strategic input to internal and external stakeholders on topics regarding publication planning, data dissemination, and data disclosure requirements
  • Expert knowledge of data and disease landscape to enable critical analysis of scientific literature and effective communication of implications to stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products