Global Marketing Sr Mgr, Oncology, Disease Area Strategy & Knowledge, Genitourinary Cancer, Prostate

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Aug 09, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Global Marketing Senior Manager will have responsibility for executing against key strategic commercial initiatives to support the early oncology portfolio, as well as the global marketing lead for one or more programs within the pipeline. Specific areas of responsibility include partnering with commercial excellence early oncology team to lead appropriate market research and insights generation projects to support development of portfolio, disease-state, and asset level in the early stages of development, prior to pivotal / launch phase. The role will report to and assist the Director in preparing for various governance portals and liaise with cross-functional colleagues, vendors, Product Team members and archetype country New Product Development Leads to drive portal readiness.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Participate in (and lead) a variety of oncology strategic marketing projects covering Amgen's portfolio of immune-oncology programs.
  • Support effective progression of programs from one stage to another using disease state research, development of Patient Flows, SOC evolution, Competitive landscape and scenarios, TPPs (product profiles), forecasts, and generation of strategic options to maximize program value and return.
  • Leverage deep customer, marketplace and competitor insights for oncology to create and/or support the creation of differentiated product and disease-state strategies.
  • Partner with archetype country New Product Development Leads to provide global perspectives and elicit/integrate regional insights into global strategies.
  • Oversight of third party partners to develop, track, and overall manage project budgets.
  • Contribute to the development of various molecules' Global Commercial Plan and Global Fact-book, as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain OL lists with program and indication orientation and support the Director in building strong relationships and gaining OL insights that help shape strategies.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Master's degree and 4 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


Associate's Degree and 10 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Marketing and/or business experience in a role aligned with a Marketing/Sales commercial organization

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years of biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience with strong experience in strategy development/consulting, and multiple facets of drug commercialization

Oncology therapeutic area experience (marketing and/or scientific) with recognized depth in industry, technical and competitive dynamics that shape future oncology markets and needs

Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work and influence effectively within a matrix structure.

Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional partners to develop impactful program strategies that are based on market insights

Knowledge of and experience in working with discovery research and clinical teams.

Strong leadership skills, including ability to influence teams with diverse backgrounds.

Strong competitive mindset, including ability to champion ideas, make decisions and focus on results

Excellent written, analytical and verbal communication skills

Strong business judgment and emotional intelligence

Act as a role model for others in line with Amgen values

About Amgen and Oncology/Hematology

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.

For nearly four decades, Amgen has been at the forefront of providing the oncology and hematology communities with novel therapies that have changed patients' lives. We have 10 marketed oncology medicines available today, and we are building upon our solid oncology foundation and long-term commitment to patients by developing a whole new class of novel molecules. We need top talent to ensure these molecules become medicines and realize their potential for helping patients.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

At Amgen, contributions are recognized - and strong performance is rewarded. Regularly recognized as a "Best Place to Work," we enable staff to chart their own career paths based on their unique talents by offering challenging assignments, active career development, coaching and individual rewards.

Join our team as we enter an era of oncology drug development that will usher in new wave of advances that promise to transform cancer care!


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.