Business Performance Senior Manager - Results Delivery Office

Thousand Oaks, California
Aug 23, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Amgen is seeking a Business Performance Senior Manager - Results Delivery Office at our corporate campus located in Thousand Oaks, California. The Senior Manager will report directly to the Director, Project Management in the Global Commercial Operations, Functional Transformation Office (GCO FTO).

The Senior Manager will lead, or provide support, for project and portfolio level components of USBO change initiative(s), drive improvement opportunities through the use of project and change management toolkits, develop and implement comprehensive change strategies to transform the organization and enable it to adapt to business challenges. The Senior Manager will work to ensure the transformation efforts are implemented effectively.

The GCO FTO is focused on supporting improved business performance, target achievement and strategic initiatives that are key to Amgen's future performance.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Manager will include:

  • Leads Amgen's Full Potential Capability, Tool Support, Coaching and Application by developing strong skills in application and facilitation of AFP methodology and tools
  • Acts as a resource for use of AFP tools and methodology to solve business problems
  • Provides cross-functional initiative support and works with teams to solve business problems using the Amgen's Full Potential Methodology
  • Guides teams in the AFP methodology, driving innovative transformational thinking, ensuring fair process, escalating issues, and ensuring high quality deliverables in line with the AFP process
  • Provides valuation and validation via business case support for teams to value ideas, options and investments (validation of results realized, methodology used, and long term sustainability of improvements)
  • Supports idea generation in functions to ensure a pipeline of ongoing projects and pending ideas to align with short and long term targets
  • Provides tracking and reporting of project status as agreed upon by the results delivery office for corporate role up and review in addition to functional tracking as deemed necessary by the local functional leader

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Commercial experience


Master's degree and 4 years of Commercial experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Commercial experience


Associate's degree and 10 years of Commercial experience


High school diploma / GED & 12 years of Commercial experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years' of experience in Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical industry
  • 5 years' of change management and communication planning and execution experience
  • 3 years' of cross-functional consulting and/or project management experience
  • Strong presence with Senior Executives
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to storyline and prepare executive-level discussion documents
  • Excellent conceptual problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to bring structure to vaguely defined problems, pragmatically scope problem solving approach, and manage execution
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytic skills
  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to influence different styles
  • Experience as a member of a high performing team
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills