Sr Mgr, Regional Medical Liaison - Inflammation & Bone (In-house)

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Mar 26, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
This position reports to the Bone/Inflammation Regional Medical Liaisons (RML) Therapeutic Area (TA) Lead and is based in the Thousand Oaks office. The role will serve as the In-house scientific and/or strategic expert, who functions as liaison between the RML field staff and internal Amgen cross functional stakeholders (eg, Development, Medical, and Commercial teams), under the direction of the Bone/Inflammation RML TA Lead. The Sr. Manager will closely partner with TA lead and RML Field Directors to advance organizational strategies and goals and utilize functional subject matter expertise and product knowledge to facilitate and drive innovation and performance.

Specific details include (but are not limited to):
  • Lead and participate in cross-functional team efforts with US & Global Medical Teams, Regional RML Field Directors,

Medical Communications, Marketing, and GTK.
  • Synthesize, analyze, and communicate field insights to inform internal Amgen strategies and, in turn, keep field based RML team informed of evolving objectives and priorities.
  • Provide scientific and/or strategic expertise and input into the development, communication, and execution of the Scientific Engagement Plan and ensure alignment with Medical.
  • Lead cross-departmental team to interface with ALIGN and to ensure RML alignment with other teams.
  • Lead field input team to drive training strategies and obtain resources in collaboration GTK, Development & Medical Communications teams.
  • Assist in providing required reports to US Medical Leads, Team Directors, Brand Directors and RML Department senior staff documenting quantitative and qualitative metrics.
  • Influence the analysis, design, and construction of implementation plans of overall objectives and long-range goals for the Bone/Inflammation RML department.
  • Liaise with Brand Teams and RML TA Lead to analyze, identify, devise and implement RML-specific strategies and tactics.
  • Liaise with the RML management team to insure proper development and utilization of the field RML resources.
  • May lead administrative departmental activities such as budgets, resources, and staffing needs.
  • Serve as an in-house representative for RML work streams to ensure consistency and increase awareness across RML field colleagues and internal stakeholders.
  • Liaise with cross functional teams to guide RML support for Real World Evidence and quality improvement opportunities with key customers (e.g., IDNs) and health systems
  • Under direction of RML TA Lead, set strategic role for RMLs at Congresses/Medical Meetings, speaker programs, advisory boards, etc.
  • Conduct briefings for senior management.
  • Assist in determining and establishing organizational structures and supervisory relationships to meet future needs.
  • May represent the department or Amgen as a primary internal and external contact.
  • May assist in the customization of the RML website to ensure ready access to RML resources that maximize RML efficiency.
  • Oversee and conduct projects with vendors to develop Opinion Leader (OL) identification lists and to help modify current OL lists.
  • Develop and coach team to meet their goals and development objectives.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of RML or Medical, Development or Commercial

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or Pharm.D., D.O. in a medical field.

3+ plus years of clinical experience

2+ years of experience leading/managing project teams. Two years proven track record of success in pharmaceutical industry. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) Previous clinical experience prior to industry highly preferred.