Sales Training Senior Manager, Learning & Performance - Global Sales Capabilities

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Feb 11, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
In partnership with the Director of Sales Capabilities, this Sales Training Senior Manager position has responsibility for the creation, customization and delivery of the Global Sales Capabilities curriculum and training materials across all regions (US & Global). This individual will work closely with all levels of sales leadership to enhance the core competencies of Amgen's sales professionals across the globe.

This individual will act as an internal Performance Consultant, partnering with Sales Executives to support the resolution of key business challenges through training interventions and workshops intended to positively impact business outcomes.

The Senior Manager is responsible for onboarding and professional development of Learning Professionals, including needs assessment, facilitation and evaluation of interventions for improving the capabilities of learning professionals.

This role will be responsible for the creation, development and updating of specific content in the sales capabilities framework, working closely with subject experts and external vendors to

ensure high-quality deliverables.

This role is based at Amgen's corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California.

Travel expectations (domestic and global): approximately 25%

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of sales and/or training & development experience


Master's degree and 4 years of sales and/or training & development experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of sales and/or training & development experience


Associate's degree and 10 years sales and/or training & development experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of sales and/or training & development experience

Preferred Qualifications:

- Leadership experience, i.e., District Sales Management

- Results oriented, i.e., track record of exceeding business objectives or sales goals

- Experience in and a passion for training and staff development (District / Regional Sales Trainer)

- Strong presentation and facilitation skills

- Excellent analytical and business acumen skills

- Strong planning and organizational skills

- Ability to work well in teams and collaborate with others

- Proactive problem solving/decision making

- Experience working in a cross-functional environment

- Strong coaching/feedback skills

Amgen provides a collaborative and creative culture in a company with a strong track record of innovation. Our culture encourages open dialogue and diverse views to land on the best solutions, and we help ensure our staff are equipped to excel today and tomorrow.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
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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.