Associate, Strategic Planning and Operations

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Feb 11, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is committed to providing an environment to inspire innovation and career growth with a cross-functional experience for our future talent pipeline. We are seeking highly motivated and results-driven individuals who are ready to make a positive impact and leverage their talents to drive performance and innovation. As a key member of the Strategic Pricing and Contracting (SPC) team, the Associate reports to the Senior Manager, Strategic Planning & Operations. This position provides critical support to the SPC organization in the following areas: 1) Budget planning and execution 2) Pricing governance support 3) Presentation development.

The Associate will be responsible for managing a multi-million dollar departmental budget, supporting the US pricing governance approval process and leadership approval management, and developing presentations in support of departmental and leadership efforts. Additional opportunities to support and execute other activities may be available. The individual will work with a cross-functional team within SPC and more broadly within US Value & Access.

Amgen Inc. retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree

  • Associate's degree and 4 years of professional work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Business, Marketing, Finance, Science, or related
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management, decision making and organizational skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high-performance culture
  • Computer skills; strong technical use of Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • High learning agility and strong willingness to learn
  • Project management skills, proficiency in logistic planning from beginning to end, priority setting, timely delivery of results, and multi-tasking
  • Ability to think critically, proactively anticipate problems and propose solutions
  • Ability to work effectively/collaboratively across teams
  • Ability to work independently and with ambiguity
  • 1 or more years of experience working closely with project management, marketing, compliance, healthcare company or related industry experience highly desired
  • Quick learner, proactive, takes initiative, goal oriented and results driven
  • Understanding of the healthcare and biopharmaceutical industries
  • Receptivity to regular coaching and feedback from management and peer
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a constantly evolving work environment
Join Us

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.