US Medical Communications Manager

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, California
Posted
Sep 13, 2018
Ref
R-63023
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Working with limited supervision, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing high quality, scientifically rigorous resources that adhere to internal guidelines, SOPs, policies and industry regulations.
This will include, but not limited to:

  • Reviewing field-based promotional and educational materials for scientific accuracy as part of the Material Approval and Compliance (MAC)
  • Responding to escalations from the US call center to help address external customer questions regarding Amgen products and pipeline molecules
  • Developing de novo US Medical Content to be used in regional medical communications and/or regionalizing global GCC resources for Medical Information and Regional Medical Liaisons
  • Executing regional congress deliverables, disease state education programs and developing/adapting scientific content for online resources (e.g. websites, microsites, virtual congresses)

This role requires the ability to collaborate in a dynamic environment with multiple global and regional cross-functional teams, as well as to manage external providers and project-associated budgets.

There is approximately 10% travel.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree

OR

Master's degree and 3 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

OR

Associate's degree and 10 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience
OR
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of clinical, academic, or industry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree (PharmD, PhD, MD, DO) with one or more years of cumulative experience in Medical/Scientific Affairs, Clinical Development, Clinical Research, patient care, and/or basic research.
  • Prior experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development within the biopharmaceutical industry (or clinical experience) in the Hematology/Oncology disease area
  • Understanding of Scientific Communications projects including disease state education programs, advisory boards, congress/publication plans, and RML resources
  • Understanding of Medical Information capabilities, literature surveillance, adverse event and product complaints requirements
  • Experience with marketed products and late-stage pipeline products
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills and the ability to critically analyze the scientific literature to form logical opinions and communicate key business and clinical information at multiple levels
  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process and knowledge of the legal and regulatory guidelines affecting promotion of prescription products
  • The ability to work in teams and interface in a dynamic environment across corporate functions
  • Prior experience managing consultants and vendors is desired.